Hip Pain and the Labrum: The Root of the Problem

With many individuals today leading such active lifestyles, hip problems related to the labrum have become a common complaint at the doctor’s office. If you have been diagnosed with this problem, you may still have some confusion regarding the dynamics of the pain and why it occurs. Just like the meniscus of the knee, the…

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Announcing TRX Friday Class Series taught by Shannon Wayne!

Suspension Training leverages gravity and your body weight to perform hundreds of exercises. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Most importantly, since the intensity of the suspension training system is totally scalable by…

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A Wide-open Look at TMJ Disorder

Unfortunately, more than 10 million people in the United States alone suffer damage, pain or discomfort related to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and the vast majority of them are women. You actually have two of these joints, one on either side of your head, connecting the mandible (or lower jaw) to your skull. Given that…

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Stenosis and Leg Pain

It may seem counterintuitive, but the pain you feel in your legs may actually be caused by a problem in your spine called stenosis. As we age, areas of the spinal column can become pinched or narrowed, resulting in the constriction and irritation of nerves surrounding the spine. This may result in a variety of…

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Does Osteoarthritis in the Hip Joint Necessitate Surgery?

Most people with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip joint never need joint replacement surgery. Surgery only becomes an option if the person suffers from severe pain in the joint that is unrelieved by available treatment methods, with a dramatically impaired ability to perform daily activities and marked joint instability. Simpler treatments to relieve pain, increase function and…

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Spring Into Fitness

Happy First Day of Spring!  As the days get warmer and longer, it is natural to want to spend more time outdoors. And outdoor summer sports provide the perfect opportunity to spice up your fitness routine. It is easy to transfer your indoor gym routine to the great outdoors. Tired of the treadmill? Go hiking.…

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TRX Workshop at PhysioFit

Get fit with our TRX Workshop taught by Shannon Wayne! TRX is a total-body fitness program that uses gravity against your own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body…

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Why Is My Hip Popping?

Our bodies can make lots of weird noises, but it is particularly disconcerting to hear “popping” sounds coming from our joints or bones. If you have been experiencing a popping or snapping sensation in your hip when walking, rising from a chair or bed, or doing certain stretches, you may have what is commonly known…

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Physical Therapy Following a Femoral Fracture

Physical therapy can help with most fractures, but it is especially important if you have suffered a fracture of the femur, which runs from the hip to the knee. This incredibly strong bone typically requires significant force or direct trauma to break. A femoral fracture often requires surgery to place the bones back into position.…

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Tight Hips and Shrinking Muscles: Sitting in a Heap of Trouble

We are a country of workaholic couch potatoes. No matter how good our intentions, the sad fact is that many of us work 9-to-5 office jobs, sitting in a chair (and often sitting with terrible posture), hunched over a computer for the majority of the day. In addition to those myriad problems related to this…

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