The Pain Known As Shin Splints

The Pain Known As Shin Splints

It’s that time of year again where we start looking at the calendar and deciding on our next running race. The wintertime in Arizona is when a lot of those happen. Some people don’t use a training schedule although there are some good ones out there. However, sometimes not the following one...

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Quick Exercises to Help Your Upper Back Pain

Quick Exercises to Help Your Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain, also known as thoracic pain, is a problem many people experience. Individuals work at their computers for hours and don’t realize their posture is getting progressively worse. Eventually, this leads to poor posture characterized by rounded shoulders and a forward head. They may...

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Endurance Running Recovery: Examining the Options

Endurance Running Recovery: Examining the Options

You just competed in a long-distance run and pushed your body harder than ever. One thing to be aware of is DOMS, otherwise known as delayed onset muscle soreness, which tends to set in after a day or two. Upon onset, muscle soreness will be very severe and leg motion can be restricted. Training...

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How to Prevent Low Back Pain from Sitting

How to Prevent Low Back Pain from Sitting

Working at a physical therapy clinic provides a lot of opportunities to see different diagnoses. One that I’ve been coming across as of late is low back pain. The main complaint from patients is that they spend most of their day seated at their desk, in meetings or even frequently flying for their...

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Preventative Exercises To Avoid Injury

Preventative Exercises To Avoid Injury

Lauren Keel, a Chandler physical therapy assistant, is here to give her expertise on corrective exercise and how it can help you: As a physical therapist assistant, I work in conjunction with a physical therapist. We watch the way our patients move, assess them, and try to correct abnormalities to...

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