August 2016 - Orthopaedics Plus

From The Therapist: The Mystery of Low Back Pain



There are very few of us who escape the “experience” of having Low Back dysfunction. Whether it is Low Back Pain, Sciatica or Sacroiliac Dysfunction, about 80% of adults will report symptoms at some point during the lifespan.

With that staggering statistic, it is not surprising that there are a plethora of opinions of how to best treat these symptoms when they arise. (more…)

Backpacks 101: Tips to Avoid Neck Pain



School supplies are appearing on shelves in stores across the country. One of the most important items: the backpack. And while students of all ages will search for that perfect look for the first day of school, experts say that the backpack’s fit is the most important consideration when back-to-school shopping. (more…)

Parents’ Guide to Sports Injury Prevention & Treatment

With the beginning of the school year and the fall season upon us, sports will become an important part of our children’s lives.

Participating and competing in sports can be a very positive experience for our youth. It teaches the importance of exercise as a part of a healthy lifestyle. (more…)

Ask your PT: Treating Knee Pain Without Surgery

How do I get rid of my knee pain without surgery?

First off, there are many different reasons why knee pain occurs, such as improper tracking of the kneecap during weight bearing activities. (more…)