October is National Physical Therapy Month. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is raising awareness about the use of physical therapy as a modality to help treat chronic pain instead of turning to opiates for pain relief. #ChoosePT
Lower back pain is a fact of life, according to WebMD. One half of all working Americans suffer from back pain issues each year (1). Lower back pain can have a variety of causes and may be difficult to pinpoint because the muscles, joints, and ligaments of our lower back run together in a very compact and interconnected space.
The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. It’s also highly relied upon throughout the day for lifting objects and for directing all of our hand movements. Learn one important exercise that can protect this important joint.