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Physical therapist vs Chiropractor

Physical therapist vs Chiropractor

You might have thought, or someone had questioned that “what is the difference between a Physical therapist and chiropractor?” This is a popular question that pops up all the time, and the answer is a bit tricky to explain.In most people’s minds, physiotherapists and chiropractors are the same. They see no difference whatsoever. To someContinue Reading »

Wake Up and Do These 10 Exercises Everyday!

Wake Up and Do These 10 Exercises Everyday!

Our body goes through many changes as we age; it reacts according to the environment it has been provided. Due to these external stressors, the change is silent, but it changes the posture as time progresses; other structural dysfunctions also develop if these minimal changes are not addressed on time. The body adapts and reacts toContinue Reading »

Benefits of a stick foam roller

Benefits of a stick foam roller

You often have felt pain due to muscle stiffness in traps; Low back, hamstrings, glutes and calves. It occurs due to poor sitting posture or sleeping with a soft pillow height. There are other causes of muscle soreness, including sitting for long hours or performing a high-intensity exercise. What exactly is foam rolling?The foam rollerContinue Reading »

Running with Knee Pain

Running with Knee Pain

Do you feel horrible pain when you straighten your knee under load? Hitting the gym after the pandemic and returning to a regular routine has been quite a dreadful transition for many people. They were used to sitting and lying down for long hours, very few maintained their mobility routine. All of this put individuals onContinue Reading »

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Do you feel a sharp painful flare up on the outer side of your elbow? At first, you thought that its regular pain and would go away on its own, but it has worsened over time. Whether playing evening tennis or badminton game with your friends and family, doing yard work or driving, you areContinue Reading »

Are You Suffering from Sciatica?

Are You Suffering from Sciatica?

Pandemic has entirely shifted workforce to online at home service. In these times, sitting prolonged on a chair working with your back rounded. Slouched posture/C curve puts a lot of stretch on discs, ligaments stretched out beyond their limit.Even after work, you just casually binge over Netflix, still in a twisted posture. You call itContinue Reading »

How to sleep with back pain?

How to sleep with back pain?

Sleeping with back pain is challenging. You keep twisting and turning throughout the night to get that right position to sleep for a couple of hours, but all in vain. Although sleep plays an adequate role in the healing process of back pain, you feel restless and agitated throughout the night due to pain. ItContinue Reading »

Proper Desk Posture

Proper Desk Posture

Proper Desk Posture By: Doctor Jade Somboonthum, DPT Ergonomic Fixes For Your Home Office Working from home is the new normal for many professionals.  Even with vaccines being distributed, many companies are opting to keep their employees at home.  This has some advantages in terms of saving time on commuting or with managing children.  However,Continue Reading »

Daily Stretch- Lower Back: Quadratus Lumborum

Daily Stretch- Lower Back: Quadratus Lumborum

Stretching: Did you know that daily stretching can have more benefits besides that relaxing way to start your day?  Daily stretching can help increase blood flow, promote a healthier lifestyle, decrease muscle tightness & pain, and lower the risk of injury from basic daily task. Quadratus Lumborum: This is the lowest abdomen muscle in yourContinue Reading »

Keep Your Shoulders Healthy at Home

Keep Your Shoulders Healthy at Home

KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS MOVING! Healthy shoulders are essential to participate in exercise, and recreational activities without pain or restrictions. Since we are home for a few weeks. (#spreadfitnessnotcorona) we can focus on things we may or may have not been neglecting. A lot of lifters, desk job-ers, and couch surfers have some poor shoulder & postureContinue Reading »

Is it Safe to Exercise While Pregnant?

Is it Safe to Exercise While Pregnant?

Staying fit during pregnancy, keeping mom & baby’s safety first!Over 50 randomized controlled studies have been done to analyze the outcomes of exercise during pregnancy and the research supports exercising throughout pregnancy, citing reductions in health risks for mother and baby. *Please note that the research cited here involved mothers with uncomplicated pregnancies, carrying aContinue Reading »

What To Do When You Have a Bulged Disc

What To Do When You Have a Bulged Disc

A bulging or herniated disc occurs when an intervertebral disc, which serves as a cushion between the vertebrae, loses its typical shape and compresses a spinal nerve. To understand what a bulging or herniated disc is, let’s dive into what a intervertebral disc is. An intervertebral disc has two main parts: an outer shell ofContinue Reading »

External Rotation Exercises

External Rotation Exercises

A lot of people perform these exercises incorrectly at the gym. We mostly see excessive movement and lack of required isolation needed to correctly target these small stabilizing muscles.Steps for Success1Shoulders down and back2Arm slightly abducted3Externally rotate to slightly beyond neutralDisclaimer: If you continue to experience unbearable, reoccurring pain, be sure to schedule an appointmentContinue Reading »