Why Do We Have Pain?
Therapist Blog by Matt Immerman (PT, DPT, OCS) Why do we have pain? Most people think that pain is directly tied to tissue damage and wear and tear. [...]
What Does an Orthopedic Doctor Do?
There are several reasons why you might take yourself or a loved one to see a doctor. Depending on your ailment, you may need a referral to a speciali [...]
What Causes Sciatica Nerve Pain?
Pain is our body's way of telling us that something is wrong and needs to be fixed. When it's the sciatic nerve alerting you that something's wrong, t [...]
Injury Prevention After a Layoff
It's important to take care of your body to prevent injuries after a layoff. If you've been laid off by your employer in recent months, you may have [...]
Consequences of Delaying Medical and Surgical Care
In the face of important surgical procedures, it can be easy to come up with reasons to postpone medical care. We may believe that our bodies will hea [...]
Why You Shouldn’t Delay Your Orthopedic Surgery During COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of our everyday lives, including medical care. Many individuals who require surgeries have delayed m [...]
The Importance of Remaining Active During COVID-19
Gyms are slowly beginning to reopen, but you can also safely exercise at home with or without equipment. With the right activities, staying physicall [...]
How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Orthopedic Industry
The coronavirus pandemic has driven industries around the world to significantly change the way they do business, including the orthopedic industry. C [...]
Can Stress Cause Vertigo?
When you feel vertigo creep up for no apparent reason, you want to know why you're feeling that way. Vertigo is a sensation of movement that occurs e [...]
Best Physical Therapy Methods for Treating Shoulder Pain and Injuries
Shoulder pain is a common ailment — affecting 18% to 26% of adults — but that doesn't mean it's ever convenient. The shoulder has the most rang [...]
What to Avoid After Knee Replacement
Have you recently had a knee replaced, or are you doing some research before having the procedure? Learning about the recovery process will help you m [...]
Winter Injury Prevention Guide
It's rather unfortunate that many people suffer needlessly from winter injuries that could easily be prevented. With following these simple winter inj [...]