Our mission at Jones Physical Therapy is to help our clients find safe, natural ways to decrease pain and life the lives they want without the need for medication, shots or even surgery. One of the things our patients ask us for help with, are headaches and migraines. We have been very successful in doing this for our clients through our Dry Needling Program. Recently
Walking for most people is the easiest way to get in better shape. It’s a great all round exercise that employs the biggest muscle groups in the body and its an activity that most of us can do. Walking is good for the heart and lungs, and reduces joint and spinal pain over time. Walking requires
In my career I have had the privilege of working with people of all ages and from all walks of life. Most people come to me at a point in life where they want to make a change or they need help to move forward. That willingness to change, get out of your rut,
Feet are the platform for all mobility, without healthy feet, life can be very challenging. Feet absorb a lot of use and abuse and in fact 50% of all sports injuries occur below the knee. A sedentary person takes 2000 steps a day, an active person takes 10,000 steps a day.
Neck pain is the second most common pain complaint in the world (back pain is number one). Neck pain can be caused by injuries like whiplash, a fall or heavy lifting. It can be caused by degeneration of the structures in the spine such as
The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body. It's so flexible that, unlike other joints, it has very few ligaments holding it together. Instead it has a group of muscles called the Rotator Cuff that act like adjustable ligaments to stabilize the joint in any position, whether you are reaching overhead or doing pushups . This exceptional flexibility comes at a cost however and the shoulders huge range of motion and lack of limiting ligaments makes it an inherently unstable joint that is prone to injury and pain.
A Tale of Two Hips
I want to illustrate a point about x rays in this next account about two people who came to me for care.
The first is Robert. Robert is 50 and makes a living as a handyman. He noticed that his hip was hurting in the morning and also it was difficult for him to climb stairs, bend over and pick things up and to squat down. He went to his doctor and they x-rayed the hip. The x-ray showed degeneration and a “bone on bone” condition. He was advised that he would need a hip replacement.
And what you can do about it.
One of the things we treat daily in Physical Therapy is Back pain. Back pain is the number one cause of disability world wide and the number one reason people get addicted to opiates. In order to effectively treat back pain it is important to understand where it is coming from. Often Xrays and MRIs do not tell the whole story so a good clinical
"We Help People Recover From Injuries Quickly And Completely Without The Use Of Medication, Shots Or Surgery So They Can Live The Active, Pain-Free Lives They Want And Deserve."