Real Talk, Pillow Talk

Millions of people suffer from lower back pain as a result of factors such as work, exercise, excessive prolonged positioning, or chronic conditions. Your lower vertebrae, or lumbar region, is prone to pain and muscle exhaustion. One aspect of taking care of your spine is learning how to sleep properly. Some of these positions may take time for your body to get used to; however, changing your positioning and supporting your back will pay off in the long term. If you suffer from back pain, invest in a good mattress and pillows, learn a supportive sleeping posture and take some steps to ensure a good sleep every night. Sleep can help to relax muscles and reset pain receptors, so that you wake up in the morning feeling pain-free.


What Kind of Doctor Should You See If You Have A Sports Injury?

By Dr. Alicia Carter

One of the biggest fears that athletes or people who live active lifestyles have is sustaining an injury that can limit their mobility for long periods of time. But anytime you step onto a field or enter a gym, the risk of injury is there. The question is if you sustain an injury, how do you recover? The first step is getting an accurate diagnosis. To do so, it’s important that you choose the right doctor for the job. A physiatrist.


6 Things You Should Know About Pain and Pain Management

By Crystal D. Thomas, DPT

  1. What is Pain?

    Pain is one of the most common symptoms that may lead someone to seek the help of a physical therapist or other health care professional. Pain protects you by alerting you of danger, often before you are injured. It makes you move differently, think differently, and behave differently, which also makes it vital for healing. (Butler, 8)


Avoid These Common Beginner Workout Mistakes

By Crystal D. Thomas, DPT

Are you returning back to fitness or chartering new territory?  Perhaps you want to fit into your old clothes from high school or impress a date.  Or perhaps you simply want to get into shape.  Whatever the reason, when first starting out it’s important to remember these exercise rules.


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