In Episode 5 we talked about diets. But is dieting necessarily a good thing? Well it’s not a bad thing, but maybe we need to go beyond dieting and pursue true lifestyle changes. We also need to understand all the reasons for making these lifestyle changes, which go far beyond just dropping weight.Read More
How do physical therapists get their message out to the masses to correct the misconception of what they do and who they are? Here’s a suggestion.Read More
Ever wonder what you’re doing wrong as a patient? We’ll help you out with some common mistakes patients make that can impede their care.Read More
I've run across an interesting phenomenon in my career. If someone were to go to a mechanic and that mechanic can't fix a car, the person wouldn't walk away and say that all car mechanics are bad. Just this one didn't do a good job.
When you live in a place where the normal summer temperatures are over 110 degrees you find any and every possible way to stay cool. This tactic may border on extreme though. Whole Body Cryotherapy is one of the emerging trends in health and wellness. In 1979 a Japanese rheumatologist started introducing sub zero temperatures to patients' painful joints before manipulating them. This greatly reduced the pain for the patient. A few years later it spread through Europe and whole body cryotherapy chambers were created. US athletes regularly traveled to their favorite European destinations to use these chambers for post-season recovery. Now these chambers are available here in the US and gradually becoming more prevalent.Read More