What is Pain?

What is pain? Where does it come from and how to treat it.  Keith Poorbaugh breaks pain down to its elements and how that informs treatment in this informational...
Manual Therapy – Is it just manipulation?

Manual Therapy – Is it just manipulation?

Physical Therapists utilize a multifaceted approach which includes manual therapy and skills-based exercise to manage neuromusculoskeletal conditions.  Manual therapy is directed towards restoring joint function and tissue health.  It relies on a test/retest principle...
Jaw Dropping Strategy to Eliminate Jaw Pain

Jaw Dropping Strategy to Eliminate Jaw Pain

There is some pain which we can just “grin and bear it,” and then there is the unrelenting type of pain. Those that have experienced chronic jaw pain can relate to the latter. One of the most frequently used joints in the body, the jaw or...
Hope for Pelvic Pain

Hope for Pelvic Pain

If there were any taboo subject related to chronic pain, it would have to be in regards to pelvic health. Many clients (both women and men) have a difficult time bringing up pelvic floor issues as they are often regarded as embarrassing or irrelevant. The fact of the...
Living With Pain vs Painful Living

Living With Pain vs Painful Living

Pain is a multidimensional sensation which requires a multifaceted approach. Simply put, pain is a powerful force. Pain is initiated at receptors in the periphery (nociceptors) and its real potential is harnessed by neurons within the central nervous system. For...