Click to play One of our frequently asked questions at Focus PT from our back pain patients is, “Am I going to have to do these exercises forever?” At the beginning of your time with us, we start the exercises. They’re going to be daily, sometimes twice a day, because we’re trying to bring your acute painContinue Reading »
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Am I Going To Have This Forever?
Click to play One of our most frequently asked questions about back pain is “Am I going to have this forever?” This is asked very, very often and, depending on the injury or the degenerative changes that you have in your back, determines whether this is a short-term or a long-term issue. Most back issues are going to end up going more towards the long term.Continue Reading »
What Should I Expect From My Knee Rehab Long Term?
Click to play I had a patient come in with knee pain, knee cap pain, tendinitis, pain with working out and pain with stairs. They came in and did well with physical therapy, but they had the question of “where are we going? What is the expectation as far as physical therapy and the knees?Continue Reading »
What Should I Wear To My Appointment?
Click to play A lot of people ask us, “What do I wear to my physical therapy appointment?” Wear what you’re comfortable in! Whatever you have on will be fine, no problem. We have people that come in on their way to work, people that come in on their lunch break, people come in right afterContinue Reading »
Vital Motion Shoulder Exercises
Repeat 3 TimesHold 20 SecondsComplete 1 SetPerform 1 Times a DayPostero-Lateral Shoulder StretchIn sitting or standing, bend the elbow of the stiff or sore side and reach upwards slowly, then bring your hand to your upper back. NB keep the chin tuck in and the chest up, you may start to feel a stretch with someContinue Reading »
“My Friend Needs You!”
Click to play Robert…”Ow, my neck is killing me!” Robert // Patient at Focus PT Maggie…”Are you okay?” Maggie // Marketing Assistant & Social Media Coordinator – Focus PT Robert…”Yeah, just working at a desk for so long is really starting to catch up with me.” Maggie…”Ugh, that’s miserable. I’ve been there. I actually see someoneContinue Reading »
Why Do I Have This Knee Pain?
Click to play One of our most common complaints are from patients who experience knee pain when they’re going up or down stairs, they’re doing deep squats or even just bending down on their knee. The most common diagnosis for these, depending on your specific symptoms, is typically what’s called Patellofemoral Syndrome. This is whereContinue Reading »
The Stephanie Clark Interview
I Thought It Was Better… But Then It Came Back
Click to play It’s not unusual to leave your first visit feeling like a million bucks. That doesn’t mean you’re instantly cured though. Because your plan of care focuses around correcting your actual problem, not just the resulting pain, you have to be patient as we work to fix the root cause.Learn more directly fromContinue Reading »
The Best And Worst Stretches For Neck Pain
You’ve probably tried stretches for neck pain, but like most people, you’ve probably not found relief from the tightness, stiffness, and pain in your neck and shoulders. Whether you were told to stretch your neck by a friend, a doctor, or you saw a video on social media, stretching hasn’t helped your neck pain, and forContinue Reading »