Flexibility is the most important training tool you can use to improve your golf swing. A successful swing is defined by the relationship of shoulder to hip rotation. Stiff shoulders, tight hips, and stubborn hamstrings do little in helping you achieve an ideal swing. Lack of flexibility can also limit your distance off the tee,
Category: Back Pain
Did you know that prolonged sitting can shorten your hamstrings and hip flexors, contribute to neck and low back pain, and even diminish core strength? The last couple of weeks brought big changes for many individuals, as we’re spending all of our time at home. Now more than ever people are working from home. Take a
Are you feeling any back pain while quarantining? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. Lack of activity can cause back pain! The sedentary lifestyle that many people have experienced since being quarantined to our homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort
Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part
There are many things to know about your back pain. Understand what our approach to treating is and get some common back pain faq answered.
Did you know that back pain is the highest reported area of pain across the United States? Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek physical therapy treatment. 60-80% of people will experience back pain of some sort in their lives, and it is likely that it may be caused
Stretching is an important part of physical therapy and anytime you’re going to be active! Our physical therapists at HealthQuest Physical Therapy will include specific stretches into your treatment. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches
Causes of Low Back Pain & How Physical Therapy Can Help Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people cite for making an appointment with a physical therapist. Most people suffer from lower back pain to varying degrees at some point in their lives. Sometimes, lower back pain is more of an
Golf is a game people of any age or gender can play! It is an invigorating, highly enjoyable sport that can sometimes have serious physical repercussions on your body because of the “for any size, shape, or age” nature. If you don’t know how to properly move your body during play, you may experience discomfort
In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.