Click to play Why do I have knee pain? And why won’t my knee pain go away? If you’re asking yourself this question, you aren’t alone. Knee pain is a very common problem we treat in our Louisville clinics (Mellwood and East End), and while everyone’s knee pain is unique to them, there are some common strugglesContinue Reading »
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How To Fix Bad Posture And Relieve Neck And Shoulder Pain Fast
If you’ve suffered from neck and shoulder pain for a while, you’ve probably heard about the importance of proper posture from your doctor, social media, or your family. And you’ve probably wondered how you can fix your bad posture too. But, if you’ve not been able to correct your posture and put an end to your neckContinue Reading »
How Physical Therapy Can Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions
Click to play Let’s talk about those New Year’s Resolutions and how PT will help you stick with them!Depending on your specific goals, say your goal is to get yourself healthier this year, taking better care of an injury or getting yourself back into the gym, physical therapy helps with all of these things becauseContinue Reading »
What To Be Aware Of When You Start Working Out
Click to play Working out is hard! It can also really hurt sometimes. With the new year, we’re all trying to push ourselves to improve. This means trying to start getting more active, getting more mobile and trying to commit to a healthier routine.When you start doing new activities, it is perfectly normal to haveContinue Reading »
What To Be Aware Of When You Start Working Out This New Year!
Working out is hard!It can also really hurt sometimes. With the new year, we’re all trying to push ourselves to improve. This means trying to start getting more active, getting more mobile and trying to commit to a healthier routine. When you start doing new activities, it is perfectly normal to have pain. What makes itContinue Reading »
3 of Our Favorite Upper Neck Stretches!
Click to play Dr. Renee Poirier here to show you a series of my favorite neck stretchesStretch 1Starting off with is your levator scapulae, which runs from the base of your skull down to your shoulder blade. So you take your hand behind your back, you look down at your armpit, take your other handContinue Reading »
Neck Pain While Driving?
Click to play This month, we have been focusing on neck issues. When we develop neck and shoulder pain, it’s common for us to worry and jump to conclusions! Is it this, is it that? Actually, it’s more common than you think! Nine times out of ten, our neck pain is coming from daily life.Continue Reading »
What Caused My Neck And Shoulder Pain, And What Can I Do About It
Click to play This month, we’re talking about neck and shoulder pain. Specifically, it’s causes and what you can do about it. Often, patients have no clue what caused their neck and shoulder pain. The reality is that there isn’t really anything wrong that caused it – it’s just your life! Posture, sitting at your computerContinue Reading »
Welcome To Sciatica Month!
Click to play Low back pain and sciatic issues that run down the leg are a large number of the diagnoses that we see here at Focus. When it comes to sciatica, what we want to do is distinguish whether or not you are flexion-based. This means, do you have more symptoms when you bendContinue Reading »
Scoliosis In Adults: Chronic Pain
Click to play We end up seeing a fair amount of chronic pain in scoliosis patients that were diagnosed either as a teenager or later in life. Sometimes patients who didn’t know they had scoliosis until they were in their 20s or 30s and they’ve developed back pain from their scoliosis. With the curvature, you endContinue Reading »