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What is Dry Needling?

Posted on: August 5th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

What is Dry Needling? Dry Needling, known as IntraMuscular Stimulation (IMS) or Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN).  It is a treatment performed by a certified physical therapist specialist to: Relax myofascial trigger points Restore normal muscle tones, muscle length Restore muscle coordination, function, and strength Dry Needling is often an effective technique for patients with […]

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Why You Should See a Physical Therapist First

Posted on: July 31st, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Physical therapists are movement experts! Through hands-on care, individualized exercises, and patient education we can help you achieve a better quality of life.  When it comes to pain that hinders your ability to move and enjoy your daily activities, you should see a physical therapist first.  There are many benefits to Physical Therapy. Physical therapists […]

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You Have Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Posted on: July 29th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Did you know that you have direct access to physical therapy? Direct access means that you do not need a physician referral to access physical therapy services for evaluation and treatment. This is important because when a patient doesn’t have direct access, it delays treatment for those who would benefit from treatment by a physical […]

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How Can Drinking More Water Reduce Back Pain?

Posted on: July 23rd, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Many people suffer from chronic lower back pain.  There are more than 26 million Americans who feel the same dull lower back ache and are experiencing limited mobility because of it.  While you should seek a physical therapy to relieve your lower back pain, there are a few daily changes you can start making now […]

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How To Pick A Protein Supplement By: Nathan Diaz, R.D.  Nutrition for Performance

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

I’m really pleased to share the following information by Nathan Diaz from Nutrition for Performance. He is a sport & performance dietitian, having earned his B.S. in Biology from the University of Central Florida in 2012, and a M.S. in nutrition from Florida International University in 2016.  As a credentialed dietitian through the Academy of Nutrition and […]

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The Connection: Ankle Mobility and Knee Pain

Posted on: July 15th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Many people are not aware that knee pain can be caused by a lack of ankle mobility. Whether you are out for a run or at a gym doing squats, good ankle mobility is important in order to prevent knee pain.  Knee pain can stem from a stiffness or tightness in your ankles. If you […]

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Why Does My Hip “Go Out”?

Posted on: June 25th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Well, let’s make one thing clear…in most cases your hip is NOT “going out” of place.  But it does seem like it when you take a step forward and you feel a buckling of your hip accompanied by pain. The pain you are experiencing is most likely due to a tilted and rotated pelvis caused […]

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Is “Dormant Butt Syndrome” the Cause of My Pain?

Posted on: June 11th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Dormant Butt Syndrome, DBS, is the result of long periods of inactivity that cause your butt to essentially forget its main purpose and cause you pain in other parts of your body, predominantly your back, hip, and knee. DBS refers to weakness in your glute muscles and tightness in your hip flexors.  As with any […]

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Spinal Stenosis and Walking Problems

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Spinal Stenosis can make it difficult to maintain your usual activity level.  Lower back pain, tingling and weakness in the legs make it more difficult to walk for a period of time, and in many cases even going grocery shopping can prove to be difficult.  Because spinal stenosis can come on gradually, you may not […]

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Tips for Walking with Sensitive Knees

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Sensitive knees may make it difficult for walking.  But in physical therapy we have a saying, “motion is lotion” and this applies to our knees.  Motion is recommended to maintain mobility, in order to maintain knee functionality.  To do this, walking  can actually help reduce knee pain, even if you have sensitive knees. There are […]

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