“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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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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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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Sciatica: “Why Does My Back Problem Cause Such Severe Pain Down The Back Of My Leg?”

In response to a question from a client about his concern about Sciatica. “If I’ve got back pain — Why am I getting a shooting pain down the back of my leg?”. This is a very common symptom we see at PhysioFit. In fact, at least 5 people walk, (or hobble in with sever pain…

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Are Any Of These 5 Habits Disrupting Your Sleep?

“Why can’t I sleep?” That’s a question I was asked the other day by a patient suffering from back pain. At first, the obvious reason why would be the back pain, right? Well, even though back pain does get in the way of having a good nights sleep – this particular patient went on to…

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Posture Tips: How To Ease Aches and Pains At Work

Had this question asked in my clinic this week that I wanted to share with you (It’s a common question I often get asked about posture)… ‘Kim, I’ve recently had Repetitive Strain Injury from work and although I’ve been given a wrist rest for when I’m on the computer, I still seem to suffer from…

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What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party (And Why It Causes Back Pain)

  Most people have their holiday parties booked very soon (if they haven’t already had them), and here’s something that might help you out. And if you’re anything like most women, you’ve already got your Christmas party outfit planned. Well, so did one of our clients who came to see us this week… Wendy is…

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Choose the safer way to manage pain

October is finally here, bringing with it the first signs of Fall, pumpkin flavored treats, and most importantly; National Physical Therapy Month. Since its inauguration by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 1992, PT Month has been a great opportunity to celebrate all PT professionals as well as recognize the transformative power of physical…

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