How to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery Even With a Diagnosis of Bone-on-Bone Arthritis

“I don’t want to do anything crazy like run a marathon I just want to live my normal life without this constant knee pain.” Diane, 60, Los Altos Diane had been struggling with knee pain for the past few years, after her doctors had done a scope on her meniscus that never fully recovered. She…

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Easing Everyday Stiffness: What You Body Wants You To Do!

  As a physical therapist, I know the importance of a cool down and how it stops you feeling stiff in the morning. Feeling stiff in the mornings can be a problem. A client last week asked: Kim, do you have any advice for someone like me who is just incredibly stiff every day and…

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Love Your Pelvic Floor Workshop

What Every Woman Should Know! Time invested in this interactive workshop could save you from a lifetime of health issues. This workshop contains information that every woman needs to stay vital and healthy. This will help you to prevent and treat pelvic floor dysfunction. Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles may be one of the most…

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“I Get Back Pain During Sit Ups, Am I Doing Something Wrong?”

  A lady emailed the clinic the other day and asked: “I get low back pain during sit-ups. Am I doing something wrong, or should I avoid them?” Great question! I’m glad this lady asked because this time of year, as people begin to prepare for winter months, we see a big rise in the…

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Simple Ways To Keep Active In Autumn

  So in a few weeks the clocks are going back. And for some people that knocks them completely off track. Some people hate early mornings. Others dislike dark evenings. Either way, it’s generally agreed that during Autumn and Winter your pillow and warm duvet calls louder than going for a jog. Yet since keeping…

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What If Your Back Pain Is Caused By Your Hips? And Knee Pain From Your Ankles?

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) Here at PhysioFit Physical Therapy & Wellness we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that…

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Neck & Shoulder Pain: You’ll Want To Sit Up And Read This…

When I was a kid, whenever I’ve heard someone say that posture is important, or that you can do damage if you don’t sit or stand currently, I didn’t quite pay attention to the importance of it. There is nothing worse than hearing: “Stand up straight, or ” sit properly”, and “stop slouching!” However sometimes…

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Pelvic Health: Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond

Pregnancy is a challenging time. There are a lot of changes but in the end, it is all worth it. There are postpartum issues that arise that can be well managed with the proper specialist. Are you having trouble losing the baby weight? Have you ever experienced embarrassing moments of postpartum incontinence? Are you fearful…

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3 Things We Do Everyday That Cause Neck Pain (And How To Get Relief Quick!)

Lets play a fun quiz that might help you live with less neck pain. (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you sleep at night, do you find yourself sleeping on your stomach? Or with more than one pillow in a twisted position? When you’re relaxing at home, do…

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Treating Degenerative Meniscus Tears

During the aging process, the fibrous cartilage between the thighbone (femur) and the shinbone (tibia) within the knee can degenerate and become prone to tearing. These cartilages—the medial meniscus and lateral meniscus—act as shock absorbers, thus protecting the joint surfaces from undue wear and tear, which can lead to arthritis. When you run, walk or…

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