April 12, 2018

Simple Steps for Better Health

For those of you who have suffered with low back pain for any period of time the above statement may make you pause. Low back pain is one of the most common orthopedic complaints in the US and we as a health care system spend millions of dollars each year treating it, sometimes not very successfully. One of the reasons for this lack of success is the plethora of false and misleading information regarding low back pain and the treatment of it.
October 30, 2017

Direct Access to Physical Therapy

In June 2016 Louisiana passed a law allowing direct access to physical therapy for 30 days before requiring a physician referral.
October 19, 2017

Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.

According to the CDC, more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States and 20% to 30% of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries.
October 12, 2017

Walking, an underappreciated exercise.

There are thousands of exercises out there all which can have some benefit for the right person. Personally I am partial to strength training with free weights and kettlebells as my preferred form of exercise both for myself and my patients. I also understand it is not the end all be all. Not to mention, not everyone has access to the equipment needed nor can everyone tolerate a intense strength training program.