Category: Physical Therapy

Common Sports Injuries

Whether you are a recreational athlete or a pro, there is always a risk of injury. It seems like professional sports, such as football, are plagued with constant injury each week, so we are taking a look at the most common sports injuries for pros and weekend warriors and providing some helpful tips for returning […]

Recovery Time for Torn Labrum in the Shoulder

A few weeks ago, there was a big blow to fantasy football managers and Vikings fans. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota’s star running back left the game with a strong hit to the chest, which was ruled as a torn labrum. The first question everyone is asking after hearing he was okay is, ‘How long is the […]

Why are ACL Tears So Common?

Why Are ACL Tears So Common? For football fans, hearing about ACL tears can bring upon some stress. If you are a fantasy football team manager, when you heard Robert Woods was out with an ACL tear for the remainder of the season, you probably felt your chance at the playoffs crumble. Putting the game […]

5 Tips For Lowering Your Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes pain, tingling and numbness in hands, arms or wrists. This pain is caused when the main nerves to the hand are pressed as it travels through the “carpal tunnel,” which is located at the base of the hand and wrist.  Several million people in the […]

ACL Tear Prevention & Recovery Tips

For football fans, Monday mornings bring mixed emotions. Sadness that Sunday is over, joy that your team won, anger that your team lost, or complete devastation that your star player is out with a season ending injury, such as an ACL tear. It can be quite the doozy for NFL fans and fantasy footballers alike, […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Acupuncture

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes pain, tingling and numbness in hands, arms or wrists. At Advanced, we use ultrasound technology in conjunction with acupuncture to help patients feel immediate relief. With an ultrasound, we are able to find the problem beneath the skin’s surface, where we are able to “pinpoint” […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 2: Improper Form

Have you ever watched a video of yourself running? Chances are, probably not….but you should!  Form is derived from a runner’s strengths, weaknesses, past injuries, and neural-derived habits. However, form goes even further than our body’s history. Different types of runners exhibit different movement patterns, for instance, a sprinter will have by nature and demand […]

Cycling Injury Prevention

Thanks to the at-home cycling craze, there are more cyclists on the road and on stationary bikes than ever before. From Peloton to Echelon and your favorite spin class here at our fitness center, Advanced Fitness and Wellness, cycling classes are popping up everywhere. Now, with the summer approaching, some of these avid cyclists are […]

TMJ Treatment in Our Office

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, often referred to as TMJ, occurs when there is dysfunction in the jaw. This can sometimes cause jaw pain, headaches, difficulty chewing, clicking and sometimes even can cause your jaw to lock. Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are located […]

Working From Home Woes: Neck & Back Pain

Back in March, many of us thought we’d be working from home for 15 days. Well, fast forward nine months and here we are…..  While some have returned to the workplace, many offices are still closed. This leaves the majority of people still working from home in likely a makeshift office. Most people don’t have […]

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