Ankle sprains can be graded as grade 1 (mild), grade 2 (moderate), or grade 3 (severe). Mild sprains include slight swelling with no instability, and typically take 1-3 weeks to return to sport. Moderate ankle sprains involve more pain and swelling with minor instability and can take 3-6 weeks before returning to full activity. A … Continue reading Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation Protocol
Post-operative therapy for a cervical fusion, discectomy, and laminectomy can start just days after surgery and should continue for at least 2-3 months. It will typically take anywhere from 5-8 months before the patient is cleared to engage in contact sports or other activities that may impact the neck. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is the most common surgery for … Continue reading Cervical Spine Fusion, Discectomy & Laminectomy Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Protocol
Working from home has become a change most of us are still trying to adapt to. It is time to look at the efficiency of your new working environment, also known as ergonomics. Whether sitting at the dining table, home office desk, or your bed, this change in working position can produce poor work ergonomics … Continue reading Working From Home Giving You a Pain?
Not that we need another curve to discuss right now #flattenthecurve, but hear me out. As we have discussed for many years at Back to Function, exercise is a main component to keeping your immune system functioning at its highest capacity. We get a lot of questions from our clients about type of exercise, amount of … Continue reading Exercise & Your Immune System
The KetoFlex 12/3 diet is a specific plan that we have encouraged many of our clients at BTF to adopt in order to combat inflammation and insulin resistance. It is a very specific diet based on Dr. Dale Bredesen’s protocol for optimal brain health and reversing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. The KetoFlex 12/3 diet … Continue reading KetoFlex 12/3 Diet