Tag Archives: soft tissue therapy
16-Year Old High School Football Player With a Right Hamstring Tear
A 16-year old male high school football player reported to BTF with right hamstring area pain. He said he was sprinting at football practice and felt a “pulling sensation” in the right hamstring area and felt immediate pain. He said it felt like the hamstring muscle was “balled up” and was “very tight’. During an … Continue reading 16-Year Old High School Football Player With a Right Hamstring Tear
What is Soft Tissue Therapy?
The first thing we need to understand about soft tissue therapy is what is soft tissue? What is Soft Tissue? Soft tissue is basically everything that isn’t bone and includes ligaments, tendons, muscles, fascia and nerves. Ligaments, tendons, muscles and the connecting fascia provide a natural brace to protect the bony skeleton from injury. Ligament: … Continue reading What is Soft Tissue Therapy?
Back to Function is the Healthcare Facility of the Future
At first glance, this might seem like a very arrogant and self-serving topic for us to consider discussing! Back to Function, the healthcare office of the future? Please let me explain why I believe whole-heartedly that this is the truth. First, let’s discuss what is happening in the healthcare system in the U.S. today. Less … Continue reading Back to Function is the Healthcare Facility of the Future
Getting Rid of Knots & Trigger Points
!– wp:paragraph –> Do you ever wonder how those painful and annoying knots and trigger points magically appear in your neck, shoulders, and various other places in your body? This is a question patients often ask me at the office. These knots, or adhesions, are typically the result of repetitive stress injuries such as poor … Continue reading Getting Rid of Knots & Trigger Points
Are You Having Hip Pain?
Hip pain has become a significant issue that we see at BTF. Since we deal with soft tissue injuries, a number of our clients feel comfortable having us evaluate their hip complaints. Hip pain can come from a number of different sources. When participating in sports, getting hit on or around the hip or falling … Continue reading Are You Having Hip Pain?
Do You Have Ankle Pain?
If you have ankle pain, then this article will help you understand what is wrong and what you can do to fix it. Though there are many ways you can injure your ankle, the most common injuries are: Ankle Sprain Ankle Fracture Ankle Impingement Ankle Sprain The most common injury to the ankle is a … Continue reading Do You Have Ankle Pain?
Migraine headaches just absolutely suck! They can wreak havoc on your day and leave you lying in a dark room praying for relief. Migraine sufferers know they would literally “TRY ANYTHING” to get rid of their pain. Migraine headaches have an array of symptoms and can vary from person to person. Some migraines come without … Continue reading Migraine Headaches
The Best Post-Visit Instructions After a BTF Treatment
This article will discuss the best post-visit instructions after a treatment at Back to Function. Make sure to consult with your Back to Function doctor as your condition is unique and may require slight alterations from this list of instructions. Visit Compliance: Carefully follow the recommended schedule of appointments that your BTF doctors have set … Continue reading The Best Post-Visit Instructions After a BTF Treatment
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that affects one of the following limbs: feet, legs, hands or arms, most likely after an injury or trauma to that limb. It is believed that this condition can be caused by a malfunction or damage to the nervous systems. The hallmark signs of CRPS … Continue reading Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
The Best Shoes for Your Next Workout
What kind of shoes should you be wearing for your workouts? Many of us choose the shoes that we see advertised on television or on the internet that our favorite athlete is promoting. But is that the best shoe to maximize your training? Check out the video review below to see what shoes fitness training … Continue reading The Best Shoes for Your Next Workout