Plantar Fasciitis

By: Rachel Long, PT, DPT Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain.  Plantar fasciitis occurs when the thick band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot (connecting the heel to the front of your foot) becomes inflamed and irritated.  Injurymap">https://www.injurymap.com/free-human-anatomy-illustrations">Injurymap Symptoms Sharp or stabbing pain in the bottom … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis

Treatment for osteoarthritis: Considering the Effectiveness and Potential Harm

By Dr. Shelby Hoblit, PT, DPT People considering receiving corticosteroid (ex: Cortisone) injection to address pain caused by hip or knee osteoarthritis (arthritis) may want to consider recently published facts with regard to effectiveness of the injections, and possible consequences. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, is a normal age-related change, and … Continue reading Treatment for osteoarthritis: Considering the Effectiveness and Potential Harm

Do You Know Why You Have Back Pain? Here’s How You Can Find Out

Is the source of your low back pain a mystery? You’re not alone: Nine out of 10 patients don't know the primary cause of their back pain. The problem is that most people seek treatment after they’ve begun exhibiting symptoms of back pain. While this may seem logical on the surface, we’re here to tell … Continue reading Do You Know Why You Have Back Pain? Here’s How You Can Find Out

Who Does Lifeline’s Pulmonary Rehab Program Help?

If you are seeking respiratory care, Lifeline is one of the largest pulmonary rehab programs in the region and is accredited by AACVPR which demonstrates adherence to current, essential national clinical standards and guidelines. It’s hard to have a full life when you can’t get a full breath. Too often, those with breathing issues find … Continue reading Who Does Lifeline’s Pulmonary Rehab Program Help?

Exercises for Seniors to Stay Active During “Social Distancing”

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted our lives and forced us to change our habits, including hindering most group fitness activities. Whether you like to do your own thing outside, take a class, or work one-on-one with a personal trainer, you might be feeling a little lost when it comes to staying active in your own … Continue reading Exercises for Seniors to Stay Active During “Social Distancing”

4 Resources for Physical Activities Parents Can Do with Their Kids at Home

COVD-19 has eliminated the question of what stay-at-home moms/dads do. Now the bigger problem comes, how do they fit in the daily physical activities their children desperately need? Public resources such as playgrounds and parks are no longer safe, so the need to get creative for home activities is in high demand. Running, jumping, and … Continue reading 4 Resources for Physical Activities Parents Can Do with Their Kids at Home