Posts tagged: chronic pain

From Awkward to Awesome: How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Save Your Sex Life

Today we’re going to talk about something that might make you blush a little bit, but don’t worry, we’re all friends here. We’re going to talk about how pelvic floor physical therapy can help with pain during sex. Yes, you read that right. Painful sex. Yikes. But before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s start…

Read More →

What is the Best Way to Treat Low Back Pain?

Back pain affects millions of people each year and is the second most common reason for disability. There are many ways to treat back pain, including medications, injections, and surgery. The latest scientific reviews report that the most effective way to treat low back pain is a multidisciplinary approach that combines exercise, mindfulness training, spinal…

Read More →

Mental Health Awareness Month from a Physical Therapist’s Perspective

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and, as physical therapists, we cannot overlook the role depression, anxiety, addiction and personality disorders can play in the rehabilitation process.  In my experience working in the healthcare profession and listening to patients describe their experience in the “system,” a mental health diagnosis comes with a lot of stigma.…

Read More →