Have you ever heard of someone “throwing out” their back? If you or someone you know has experienced this, there can be several causes, but one common cause is a herniated disk. What is a herniated disk? The back and neck are composed of vertebrae (bones) that have a soft cushion between each of them. […]
Great Moves Physical Therapy Blog: News, Info & Tips
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Everyone hears the constant refrain about how important it is for us to exercise. It is important to exercise, but it is important to exercise safely and correctly.
It is very common these days to hear people talking about strengthening ‘the core?’ What is it? Why would we want to strengthen it? How do we strengthen it? The core is the area of your trunk, and it is the foundation for all of your movement. Just like a house has to have a […]
Here are some tips to ensure optimal bladder health such as how often you should urinate and best beverages to drink.
Around 13 million people in the United States are affected by urinary incontinence. This affects more women than men, and 10-30% of women from 15-64 years old are affected. This is a distressing problem, and one that many people are embarrassed to talk about. However, this is often a very treatable problem. The Common Types […]
One common type of back problem that people have is spinal stenosis. It can be caused by many things, but is often related to aging. What Is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spine in one or more places. It often occurs in the neck or the lower back. The bones of […]