“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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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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5 Daily Habits That Reduce Stiffness

I wanted to answer a common question I get asked about being stiff which we get asked regularly by clients at PhysioFit: “Kim, do you have any advice for someone like me who isn’t in a lot of pain? I’m just incredibly stiff when I wake up on a morning, and I feel it throughout…

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Pilates: Touch Your Toes

Let’s answer a pressing question which a new patient recently emailed in asking: (And lets see if we can get YOU more flexible and feeling healthier in the process) “Kim, what exercises can I do to loosen up and improve flexibility in my lower back? It would also be good to tone up too!” –…

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What is a Holistic Physical Therapist?

I got asked a few great questions recently that I wanted to share with you. The first question was “What is a Holistic Physical Therapist?” followed by “How do you use Gyrotonic in your Physical Therapy practice?” I define Holistic Physical Therapist as a practitioner who works on the whole body, not just the area…

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