Improving Overhead Shoulder Mobility

How can Physical Therapy help with overhead shoulder mobility? Lack of overhead shoulder mobility is a very common condition and something I have dealt with myself. The problem is that the shoulder is THE most mobile joint of the body. Although it is considered a ball...

Pain on the Outside of the Knee?

    Pain on the Outside of the Knee? This is a common complaint among runners and other athletes such as cyclists.  Just to be clear though, this can occur in the general population as well.   Often times this pain can be related to what is called IT band syndrome...

What is Kinesio/Rocktape?

What is Kinesio/Rocktape? Turns down the volume on pain Tape applied to the skin provides the brain with a different feedback that runs interference on pain. Ever whack your shin and rub it, and suddenly realize you feel better? Tape on the skin can interfere with...

When should I use a Foam Roller?

When should I use a Foam Roller?    Prior to Activity Rolling prior to exercise can help to warm-up the tissue by improving blood flow and prepare the nervous system for activity.  Other benefits include: Increased blood flow Optimized length-tension relationship of...