Posts Tagged "Back Pain"

Walking a ‘gait-way’ to back pain relief, says Apex Physical Therapist

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Back Pain, Healthy Living, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Are you experiencing tightness or discomfort in your lower-back? Try taking a walk, suggests Madras physical therapist Brock Monger, DPT. According to Monger, owner of Apex Physical Therapy, studies have shown walking to be effective in preventing, alleviating and even treating pain in the spine, a condition that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will affect eight of 10 U.S. citizens in their lifetimes. “The body craves movement and exercise, and walking can be like a wonder drug for some who experience stiffness and discomfort in their lower backs,” said...

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A 2nd FREE Aquatic Healing Class at the Madras Aquatic Center

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Events, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Starting Tuesday, May 27th, and continuing every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11am until June 19th, there will be an exciting opportunity to experience the healing effects of movement in the water. The 4 week class is titled “Aquatic Healing” and has been created by Eva Montee with collaboration from us here at Apex Physical Therapy. The class has been designed for those that would benefit from the fluid movement in the water for conditions such as: osteoarthritis low back pain joint pain, history of joint knee or hip replacement fibromyalgia generalized weakness chronic pain The class will...

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Save Your Back While on Your Feet

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

It’s been established that prolonged sitting can be bad for your long-term health, findings that impact a good portion of today’s modern workforce. You can thank people like Dr. James Levine of the Mayo Clinic, for instance – a researcher who was quoted as saying “Excessive sitting is a lethal activity”— for the general acceptance of stand-up desks and walking lunch meetings. It stands to reason, then, that people whose jobs require them to stand throughout the day, while certainly more fatigued after a typical work day, must have it made health-wise, right? Not so fast. Being on your feet...

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