Balance plays a very vital role in all the physical activities people undertake every day. Activities include walking, running, getting out of the chair, standing, or simply leaning over to tie your shoelaces. Balance training involves doing exercises that strengthen the muscles
Myofascial release is a pain relief treatment technique that involves applying steady gentle pressure on myofascial connective tissue restrictions. Myofascial refers to the deep fibrous connective tissue that surrounds muscle tissue. Physical therapists at Whites Physical Therapy have associated muscle aches and
Speed is a physical state that almost everyone would like to attain in their daily activities. It is also essential to most activities people undertake in their lives. It may be in sports, in war or when paramedics are saving lives. A
Athletes are involved in a lot of sports and are therefore exposed to a lot of injuries. These injuries are best treated with physical therapy as their treatment basically inhibits movement of their injured body part. Pain inhibits performance in athletes’ sports
Physical therapists at Whites Physical Therapy agree that flexibility is a vital way of keeping one’s body fit and able. It is also considered to be the third pillar of body fitness. On the contrary, people pay less attention to this form
Joint mobilization is the careful application of skilled forces to restore a dislocated joint. This may be as a result of extended or torn ligaments, muscles and tendons found on the joints. Joint mobilization addresses joint pain and joint stiffness. Physical therapists
Tendonitis is usually a result of a repetitive force constantly putting a strain on a tendon. This, in turn, results in the inflammation of the tissue that connects muscle to the bone. Tendonitis can also be a result of an acute injury.
Technological advancements have made human life way easier. These advancements have helped the medical field progress with the aim of eliminating diseases. One such way is Iontophoresis. This is a painless and non-invasive process was created as a means of delivering medicine
What is a herniated disc? This can be defined as a condition where one of the pads between the vertebrae moves out of position and messes with the neighboring nerves. This condition is fairly common and can occur anywhere along the spine.
What is resistance exercise? It is any form of exercise that causes the muscles to contract against external resistance aimed towards increasing the ability of muscles to generate force. The training increases endurance, strength, tone, and mass. The resistance can be from