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Treating TMJ Disorders with Physical Therapy

Woman experiencing TMD pain

Techniques and Exercises for Treating TMDs What is TMJ? The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is a joint along each side of your jaw in front of your ears that connects your jaw to your skull. Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are a group of conditions that affect the joint and the surrounding muscles and ligaments that […]

What Is Cupping?

Cupping Treatment

Cupping is a treatment that was developed in Eastern medicine to help increase blood flow to an area of the body.  It has recently become a very popular tool in the physical therapy world as a manual therapy technique.  Cupping is a form of manual therapy where a cup is placed on the skin, and […]

The Rotator Cuff​

Doctor examining man with rotator cuff shoulder pain

What Is It and What Can You Do To Protect It?​ SHOULDER PAIN Shoulder pain is a common occurrence. Whether the pain is an acute onset from a sports injury or a long-standing ache that’s been with you for months, the culprit could be the rotator cuff. You may experience a dull achy pain throughout […]

Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR)

Blood Flow Restriction Cuffs and equipment

WHAT IS BFR? Personalized Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Rehabilitation is a game changer in the sports science and rehabilitation world and is being used in order to help optimize strength and endurance in a way which minimizes stress or injury to your joints. It involves the use of a pneumatic tourniquet system that constantly monitors […]

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Doctor treating DQT

The Case of the Painful Thumb​ WHAT IS IT? Pain at the base of the thumb or on the thumb side of the wrist is not only annoying but can greatly impact your ability to participate in daily activities. While there can be many causes for this pain, one of the more common causes is […]