Sciatica. You’ve probably heard the term mentioned by your doctor, a friend, family member, or an online article. But what is it? How common is it? And what does it have to do with your back/leg pain? In a nutshell, sciatica is the name given to pain caused by your sciatic nerve. Irritation of theContinue Reading »
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When we talk about Vertigo, most people gear up for a conversation about Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 cinematic masterpiece. However, as much as we can appreciate a true film classic, that’s not what we physical therapists are referring to. Instead, we are talking about that sensation a person can feel where their environment spins and canContinue Reading »
…or “Tips for continuing playing pickleball as you get older.” Pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton. The rules are similar to tennis, but pickleball courts are half the size of a standard tennis court. It can be played with two or four players, which allows for a social aspect similar toContinue Reading »
What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a condition characterized by crippling pain and paresthesia in the general region of the distribution of the Sciatic Nerve. The Sciatic pain is often mixed up with the normal back or hip pain that one may experience, however they are not the same. Sciatica is a unique pain thatContinue Reading »