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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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Running Injury? Here Are Two of the Most Common Causes

Posted on: May 6th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Did you know that approximately 79 percent of runners get an injury at least once during the year?  In many cases, injuries stem from poor footwear, increasing weekly mileage too quickly, overtraining, or terrain to name a few.  While every runner is different, the following are the two most common causes of running injuries. Running […]

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Stop Stretching If It Hurts!

Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

“Ooops!  I went too far!” Is the actual response one of my patients gave when I asked her how her pain came about.  She had started a virtual workout routine three times a week to stay active, like many people have recently.  And as part of it, she added stretching before and after her workout.  […]

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Stressed? Try Simple and Fun Ways to Reduce Stress

Posted on: March 24th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Within the past several weeks, we have encountered an unprecedented shift in our daily lives.  This is causing all of us to feel quite frankly, stressed out.  While it is hard during difficult times to remain calm and not stress, it is something we should make an effort to do.  Why?  Because aches and pains […]

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Can’t Sit? Could be your SI Joint Giving You Back Pain!

Posted on: March 6th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Have you ever tried to stand from your chair and feel a pain right in your lower back, almost to the buttocks or near the tailbone area? Are you having a difficult time sitting or rolling on your sitting bones while you sit? Trying to sleep with your knees bent and your lower back hurts?  […]

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3 PT Lessons Every Dancer Should Understand

Posted on: February 27th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Tiler Peck, the New York City Ballet star, suffered a debilitating neck injury. However, after physical therapy she is now preparing for Swan Lake, one of the most challenging choreographies.  After reading about Tiler Peck’s injury and road to recovery in a recent article on the New York Times, I identified three physical therapy lessons […]

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Can Posture Affect My Health?

Posted on: February 25th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Let’s talk about posture for a minute. I think it’s safe to say that many of us have developed bad posture habits over time. Unfortunately, without fixing our posture, we also risk some health problems. So what’s posture? Posture is how you are holding your body. Simple! So just think about your DYNAMIC posture while […]

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One of the most common questions I get asked… Is Sciatica a Lifelong Condition?

Posted on: February 13th, 2020 by Jeremy Wehking

Anyone that has suffered from sciatica knows how painful it can be and they often wonder if sciatica is a lifelong condition. Sciatica is a pain radiating from the lower back, down the buttocks, down the back of the leg.  The pain is also constant and debilitating.  During the day, the pain stops you from […]

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