Blog - Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy
Thursday October 22, 2020
By Kaity Hall, PT, DPT, ATC Do you wake with low back stiffness and soreness in the morning? A number of causes could be contributing to this common issue including something as simple as sleeping position. Improving your sleeping position will support your spine’s natural curvatures. This creates a more neutral position and  decreases strain to any areas that may… Read more
by Allison Garmager, PT, DPT Do you or someone you know have a diagnosis of an autoimmune disease? According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), about 50 million Americans have an autoimmune disease. There are a wide variety of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, myositis, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. Although those listed may be some of the… Read more
Saturday October 10, 2020
by James Laughlin, PTA  You’ve heard it before. “You must strengthen your core”. “Your core is essential to sport performance”. “Strengthen your core and eliminate back pain”. The list goes on and on. All of these statements can be true. So why does your core matter? Developmentally the core is your foundation providing a central attachment for your extremities to… Read more
by Allison Garmager, PT, DPT Physical therapists play a crucial role in helping to combat the opioid epidemic. In 2018 the CDC reported the number of deaths from prescription drug overdose was 4x higher than it was in 1999. Opioid medications are frequently used for pain control. With numerous harmful side effects, opioids should only be used for a short… Read more
by Jayden Kauk, PTA Do you notice an ache or pain when reaching or lifting an item, and realize this is an activity that you used to do effortlessly? Have you tried interventions that have provided temporary relief, but haven’t been a solution? If you are still suffering from muscular pain, you might be a great candidate for instrument assisted… Read more
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