As a patient’s pain gets more complicated, so do their lives. The presentation of the patient is no longer just a simple acute injury that should go though the normal healing stages. A lot of times with acute injury, there is no story attached to the injury, so the healing does not get complicated. As… Continue reading The Ultimate Pain Solution
In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT faculty instructor Bill Temes, PT, MS, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT works with the shoulder to restore range of motion. For more manual therapy expertise, join Bill in person at Advanced Upper Quadrant Integration in NYC August 26-27!
One main goal in physical therapy is to help keep people moving for the purpose of health and being able to participate in a full life. One way that people are able to accomplish this goal is through yoga. It incorporates movement and strengthen and balance. A growing number of people are passionate about yoga,… Continue reading Yoga and OMPT or … When the Students Become the Teachers
As a therapist, I take a lot of ownership in my patients and their outcomes. I feel great responsibility in seeing they get the best care that I can give them. If they are not responding to my care, then I work just as hard to get them where they need to be even if… Continue reading The Mind’s Ability to Heal The Body
Did you know more than one third of women in the United States suffer from a pelvic floor disorder, which can include urinary incontinence, painful sex, bowel symptoms and pelvic pain? But unfortunately a great number accept their symptoms as a normal consequence of childbirth or aging. Worse yet, some care providers even them shrug off as such. And… Continue reading PTs Can Help Get This Out in the Open
ABSTRACT: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An Experimental Controlled Study Jorge Fuentes, Susan Armijo-Olivo, Martha Funabashi, Maxi Miciak, Bruce Dick, Sharon Warren, Saifee Rashiq, David J. Magee, Douglas P. Gross (April 2014) This study looked at some of the ways to encourage the therapeutic… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain