Two Simple At-Home Balance Tests If You’re Worried About Falling

Elderly Woman On Floor After A Fall

Falls are a major concern for people in later life and for people with balance-impacting conditions such as Vertigo. And it’s very understandable. A fall can lead to serious injuries, broken bones, and even death. And if you can recover from your fall, there is much longer-lasting damage to your confidence and leave you terrified…

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3 Common Mistakes That Make Your Knee Pain Worse

Elderly Man Sat At Home With Knee Pain

There are lots of things that you can do to relieve knee pain, but it’s also important to identify the mistakes you are doing (often on a daily basis) which make your knee pain worse. At our clinic in Glendale and Peoria, many people visit us with knee pain, and these are 3 of the…

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Am I Getting Knee Pain From Walking Too Much?

If you’re worried about whether walking is bad for your knees, and unsure whether too much walking is causing your knee pain, this blog answers all of your questions! Walking is a really enjoyable way to stay fit and healthy for many – whether that’s walking the dogs, taking long hikes at the weekend, or…

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3 Of The Best Sleeping Positions For Lower Back Pain

Back Pain

Waking up exhausted, struggling to focus during the day, suffering from a sore back, and desperate to discover how to sleep with lower back pain? If so, this blog is for you! Here, you can learn 3 of the best sleeping positions for lower back pain, shoulder pain, and even neck pain which we have…

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Should You Use Ice Or Heat For Back Pain Relief?

Elderly Man With Intense Lower Back Pain

If you’re suffering from lower back pain, but you want a natural alternative to painkillers, you may have heard about using ice and heat for back pain relief. But should you use ice or heat for back pain? How long, and how often should you use ice or heat? And can it help your specific…

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3 Reasons Your Chronic Hip Pain is Not Going Away

Hip Pain

Chronic Hip pain is not nearly as common as knee or back pain, but it still impacts much of the population and it can be quite debilitating – especially when it doesn’t go away. People routinely report hip pain in the side of their hip and in their groin. They may even complain that it…

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Are You Suffering From Stiff Hips? Why Stretching it isn’t Helping.

Stiff Hips

We just finished treatment with “Sarah”, a busy mom in her early 40s working full time and raising 3 kids with her husband. She was complaining about stiffness in her hips getting in the way of her ability to run, do her workouts at the gym, and (she said with a quiet voice) be intimate…

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Don’t get Caught in Tendon-Confusion! The Difference Between Tendonitis and Tendonosis Explained


Many have either suffered from tendinitis or at least heard of it. But have you ever heard of TENDINOSIS? If you’ve ever suffered from tendonitis – then you know that it can last anywhere from a few weeks to several months! What is the difference between Tendonitis and Tendonosis? Tendonitis is an acute, short-term, inflammatory…

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Maintaining Mobility in Later Years: The Importance of Proper Gait Mechanics


  Why Proper Gait Mechanics Matter As we age, it’s natural for our bodies to experience changes that can affect the way we move. For older adults, these changes can include a loss of leg strength and coordination, as well as a loss of flexibility in the hips and spine. These gait deviations can lead…

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Tech Neck – Is Technology Responsible For Your Neck Pain?

Neck Pain - Tech Neck

How Technology Might Be Causing Your Neck Pain Tech neck – also known as text neck – is a commonly used term to describe neck pain that results from the overuse of various electronic devices. If you’re looking down at your cell phone or iPad too much, or sitting in front of your computer (usually…

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