Fight the Freeze: A comprehensive guide to Frozen Shoulder and how PT can help
Adhesive Capsulitis, or “Frozen Shoulder” is a pathological process that is characterized by the progression and resolution of shoulder pain and mobility limitations. The entire
Diaphragmatic Breathing: Why is it Important?
The diaphragm is a wide, thin muscle that sits at the bottom of the thoracic cavity and attaches to the sternum, ribs and lumbar vertebrae.
What is an Ankle Sprain?
Most people have experienced an ankle sprain at least once in their life. Usually, ankle sprains result from sports, changing direction quickly, falling, or slipping
Do I Need An MRI For My Low Back Pain?
Low Back pain is one of the most common diagnoses treated in most outpatient physical therapy clinics. It can be severe and even debilitating in
How to Choose the Best Physical Therapist for Your Needs
Did you know the number of physical therapy professionals in America is set to grow more than 20% before 2030? The growth of the industry
How You Know It’s Time to Look for Physical Therapy Services
Are you getting injured more often? Perhaps you’re experiencing headaches, neck pain, or mobility issues as well. You might want to look into physical therapy
5 Common Causes of Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain affects an estimated 80% of Americans at some point in their life. It can come in different forms with varying severities. If you
Compass Physical Therapy Is Hosting Herman & Wallace Pelvic Health I Course In Arden, NC
We will be hosting a Pelvic Health I continuing education course on April 23-24 through Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. This course is open
7 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Hip Pain
Almost one-half of the population of older adults report they deal with either hip or knee pain. Hip pain is debilitating and can lead to loss
The Differences Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture, Explained
Trying to find ways to alleviate pain and improve function can be difficult, as each individual injury is unique. Acupuncture and dry needling are both
Pelvic Health: Physical Therapy and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Did you know that physical therapy can treat pelvic floor dysfunction? Read this article to learn more about pelvic health and the use of PT for treatment.
Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation: Understanding the Role of Physical Therapy
Many people turn to shoulder muscle stretches to solve the pain in the general area due to injuries like rotator cuff tears. Medication can alleviate
Hands-on PT: 4 Things You Should Know About Manual Therapy
Almost everybody has heard about physical therapy, but not as many people have heard of manual therapy. This is unfortunate because studies have found that
What is Dry Needling?
If you have knots or trigger points in your neck or back, your physical therapist may use a variety of treatments to help get rid
What is Physical Therapy?
If you have been injured or ill and are having pain or difficulty with functional mobility, you may benefit from the skilled services of a