Your hips and knees are important joints that work hard to provide you with optimum function throughout the day. Because of their complexities and constant use, they are common areas of pain and discomfort. The risk of developing chronic hip or knee pain increases with age, as the cartilage in one’s joints starts to gradually
Category: Physical Therapist
If you are living with pain, you know how limiting it can be. Chronic pain, or pain lasting for three months or longer, is usually indicative of an underlying condition that needs to be treated. While medication is effective in masking pain in the short term, it won’t provide any relief in the long term.
Do you feel achy when you wake up in the morning? While this is a normal occurrence from time to time, waking up every morning with aches and pains can be a sign of a deeper issue. If you have painful sensations in the morning for no apparent reason, don’t hesitate to contact Marketplace Physical
Are you living with arthritis? If so, you know how limiting it can be to one’s life. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that millions of people live with. It results in joint inflammation that can cause aches, pains, stiffness, and limited mobility. While there are over 100 types of arthritis, they are typically
Do your weight-bearing joints feel more like pain-bearing joints these days? If you have a hip or knee that just can’t support your body weight without causing annoying aches or agonizing pains, you may be unable to perform your job, play sports, handle household tasks, or even find a comfortable sitting or sleeping position. These
Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you choose doesn’t have to taste like a punishment for previous bad behavior.
We all know that cardio takes time. In fact, one of the most common complaints we hear from patients who come to us for physical therapy exercises is that there simply isn’t enough time in their busy days to complete cardio workouts. Other times, whether there’s a time constraint or not, many people report a
If your ankle is in agony, or if there is a pain that you can’t seem to shake, it may be time to see a physical therapist. Imagine this scenario: you get knocked over during your sport or twist your ankle the wrong way during an exercise. The next thing you know, your ankle isn’t
Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body. While sciatica does not always require physical therapy
Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. The muscles in your core help in anchoring your center of gravity, which gives you the ability to balance yourself. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced. A weak core can cause you to feel