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Our rehab team covers several topics like occupational therapy, physical therapy, chiropractic services, and more. They also put together in-depth product and service reviews. Wondering where to start? Check out our posts on relieving sciatic pain, elbow pain, and shoulder problems. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

9 Non-Surgical Treatments For Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition in today’s population, made even more prevalent by the increasing amount of aging Baby Boomers and the obesity epidemic. In this article, I'll review what knee osteoarthritis is as well as provide you with non-surgical treatment options to consider. What is knee osteoarthritis? First, let's discuss some anatomy. The knee joint is made up of...
The Pros and Cons of Acupressure Mats
With many individuals seeking alternative methods for pain relief, tools such as acupressure mats are increasing in popularity. As with all things healthcare, there are many pain relief options to consider. This makes it difficult to know which products and treatments are most beneficial. As an occupational therapist, I’ll highlight what you need to know about acupressure mats, including...
Therapist: "Hello, my name is Brittany. I received an order from your doctor for occupational therapy. Is now a good time to meet for your evaluation? Patient: "Occupational therapy? I don't need any of that. I'm retired, so I'm not looking for a job!" As an occupational therapist, this is one of the many age-old responses I am used to hearing....
Do you or someone you know have shoulder pain? Have you had shoulder treatment that hasn’t worked in the past? Was your pain labeled as having something like a rotator cuff tear or shoulder impingement? As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I am here to say that while you might have shoulder pain, your shoulder might not be the...
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming an occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the long-term reliance upon prescription...
Mistakes a Chiropractor Wants You to Stop Making in the Gym
No pain, no gain. We hear this saying all the time, encouraging us to work harder and push through discomfort during our workout. For a chiropractor, this saying is like nails on a chalkboard. Your workout at the gym should never inspire pain. It’s not just bad for you - it’s dangerous. A good chiropractor is always looking out...
Here's Why Your Tennis Elbow May Not Be an Elbow Problem
Do you have elbow pain and think you have tennis elbow? As a doctor of physical therapy, I am here to tell you that your elbow might not be the true source of your pain. In the video below, Dr. Jacob Templar discusses why your tennis elbow might not be an elbow problem. https://youtu.be/MecmeANd2hw If you don’t like the video or want more information,...
5 Ways Occupational Therapists Can Lead the Prevention Movement
Occupational therapists (OTs) graduate as generalists, with a core education encompassing an overview of the many modalities available for use by practitioners. OTs who develop specialty areas can gain additional credentials and certifications, expanding their expertise. However, one of the most important modalities already in any OT’s skillset is that of primary prevention. In this article, I'll highlight 5...
What is Vision Therapy and How Does It Work
Are you concerned your eyes aren't working well together? Do you find yourself easily tired or fatigued after reading a book or working on the computer? If so, you may benefit from vision therapy! My name is Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub and today I'm going to tell you what vision therapy is all about. To understand how vision therapy works, you...
Expert Tips On How To Naturally Relieve Sciatica Pain
If you have ever had sciatica pain, you know it's a frustrating thing to deal with. If you're wondering the best natural ways to get rid of your sciatica, this article is for you! In the video below, Dr. RJ Burr reviews what you need to know about sciatica, including a few simple tips on how to relieve this painful...