Minimizing the Long-Term Effects of Whiplash

Minimizing the long-term effects of whiplash with physical therapy

February 5th, 2020

Whiplash is a common term for the severe forward-and-back motion the neck undergoes when it is subjected to high-impact forces, such as those occurring in a car accident. While whiplash can result in immediate pain, for many, the onset of symptoms can be delayed for days or even weeks. What’s more, the long-term effects of…

Exercises for Sciatica Pain in the Buttocks

Exercises for sciatica pain in the buttocks

February 4th, 2020

Sciatica can have a serious impact on your quality of life, causing symptoms throughout the lower body, including the buttocks. The long and wide sciatic nerve originates in the lower back and travels down into the lower body, sending important sensory and motor information to the hips, buttocks and legs. If a condition such as…

Twisted Ankle Symptoms That Require Treatment

Twisted ankle symptoms that require treatment

February 3rd, 2020

A twisted ankle, another term for a medical condition known as an ankle sprain, occurs due to abnormal twisting or rolling of the ankle that causes damage to the ligaments and other soft tissue in this delicate joint. While most people don’t consider this a serious injury, it is still highly recommended to take treatment…