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Can Exercise Totally Cure Low Back Pain?

07
Sep
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
More than 80% of us experience low back pain at some point in our lives. In most cases, the pain goes away on it's own or with a little "help" from the internet, yet recurrence rates of low back pain ...

Do You Have Snapping Hip Syndrome?

08
Jun
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
  Do you ever experience a snapping sensation when you bend or rotate your hip? The most common reason for the snapping is stiffness in the iliotibial band or in the iliopsoas muscle. As you bend or rotate your hip, the stiffness of the iliotibial band will cause a snapping sensation on ...

Are Toe Crunches just as important as Stomach Crunches??

24
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
  I have struggled over the years as to the importance of including toe flexor strengthening as part of a program for plantar fasciitis. Many researches agree that the potential causes of ...

CUPPING THERAPY

19
Feb
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
We offer another specialized service at OrthoWell called Cupping Therapy. Cupping has been used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. It is used in TCM to stimulate specif...

CANCER - I FOUND A CURE!!

26
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
CANCER- I FOUND A CURE!! My subject line is no joke. I really did find a cure for cancer!! The realization will come as quite a shock to many of you. I spend a lot of time reading and tal...

LASER - The New Gold Standard?

17
Jul
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
  DEEP TISSUE LASER THERAPY IS HERE!!! For those of you who haven't been in to see us recently, we have been using a demo class IV laser device from Litecure since the beginning of June and have be...

Eccentric Exercise Helps Knee Pain

30
Apr
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Patellar Tendonitis, or runners knee, is a common over-use injury that causes pain and stiffness in the front of the knee. Chronic pain can lead to physiologic changes in the structure of the patellar tendon. This new study from JOSPT shows increased micro-circulation of the patellar tendon after pr...

Breathing from your Core-The Missing Link?

08
Feb
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
It may sound like a strange question but “do you breathe properly?”  Breathing pattern disorders (BPD) are surprisingly common in the general population.  They remain commonly under-recognized by health care professionals and can contribute to pain, fatigue, and dysfunctions in the lumbopelvic...

EXPLAIN PAIN!! THE WHY & HOW.

20
Dec
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
First of all, I would like to apologize to everyone who is reading this article. I apologize for the fact that you have pain, whether chronic or acute, that may be as a result of unfortunate circumstances or the result of an inadequate health care system.  Pain is very misunderstood even in the med...

Plantar Fasciitis & Foot Orthotics

29
Oct
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Yes. We treat a lot of plantar fasciitis. There is a lot of foot pain out there. While performing a literature review of heel pain in 2005 (follow this link to READ MORE), I made reference to several articles about the prevalence of heel pain. One United States study estimated that one million patie...

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