Tag Archives: hiking

A quick tip to help with Achilles Tendinitis: use a heel lift

  Having pain in your Achilles tendon can be debilitating and very limiting.  I strongly advise you to see your PT for a full bio-mechanical assessment and treatment.  But what can you do now to help?  Just saw a patient with a really sore Achilles’ tendon but she loves to hike and wanted to keep […]

What do 10 million Americans have in common? Osteoporosis

What do 10 million Americans have in common? Osteoporosis: what exactly is it and how does one prevent it in the first place? As physical therapists, we evaluate to find a diagnosis and treat accordingly. But so many times I think we miss the first step of this which is prevention. What can one do […]