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Tag Archives: injury

My aching back!

by Nate Christopher, MPT at The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health “I have sciatica” or a “pinched nerve” are words that are often heard in medical and physical therapy clinics. Sciatica is a general term that refers to pain that radiates into the buttocks, possibly down the thigh, and sometimes even into the lower leg [read more]

Why is my hand numb?

by Phil Burr, PA-C at  The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health You wake up in the middle of the night, and it feels like your hand is numb and tingling. You shake your hand to wake it up, and it goes away. You fall back asleep and don’t think much about it until you’re driving [read more]

The Art of Pain Relief

How much does $1,000 in quarters weigh? For Sue Meylor of Belmont it could be measured in the pain she’s experienced every day of her life since lifting that 50 pound bag of quarters 12 years ago. She’s tried most everything. Chiropractic, physical therapy, massage, and cortisone shots have given Sue some temporary relief from [read more]

Your ACL: bridging the gap between injury and play

by Brad Vamstad, Director of Athletic Training and Sports Performance Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL injuries can be a devastating injury for an athlete of any age. In the United States alone, ACL sprains make up almost 200,000 reported injuries per year. Most common among those are athletes who participate in high demand sports like [read more]