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Rehab

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. To shop all of our favorite rehabilitation products, visit our Amazon store!

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...
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...
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....
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...
How To Avoid Opioids and Surgery For Back Pain
Do you want to avoid opioids and surgery for back pain? Sounds ideal, right? First, let’s make sure you weigh the costs and benefits! In the video below, Dr. RJ Burr discusses exactly how to avoid opioids and surgery for back pain.  https://youtu.be/lnUiVCVqtVg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. First, it’s important to understand that opioids (or pain...
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...
Do you have a bulging disc? Maybe you have symptoms of a bulging disc and are concerned you’re at risk of serious back issues. Regardless, you’re probably thinking are there bulging disc treatments or exercises I can perform on my own? The answer is YES!  In the video below, Dr. RJ Burr discusses exactly what you need to know about naturally managing...
Theragun G3PRO Review (Pros:Cons, Pricing, and More)
Are you looking for a state of the art self-massager designed for use anywhere, anytime? If so, I highly recommend checking out Theragun's portfolio of self-massagers (the newest one being the G3PRO). In this review, I'll provide you with exactly what you need to know about Theragun G3PRO, including pros and cons as well as how it's changed with each generation. What...
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...
Patient Rehabilitation Apps For PT, OT, and Beyond
With so many new advances in healthcare, both high and low-tech, it can be difficult to know what is best for your life. After an injury or surgery, a person’s stress levels are often at an all-time high. This makes it increasingly more difficult to remember things, make decisions, and remain educated. Apps, in particular, are growing in numbers,...