What If Your Knee Pain is Caused by Your Ankles? And Back Pain From Your Hips…

Body Aches

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or asymmetries…

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3 Things To Know About “Knee Pain” After An Active Weekend…

Knee Pain

The other day I was on the phone with one of our regular patients, Robert… He’s aged 62 from Peoria, and said… “I was making the most of the weekend by visiting Sedona and walking around Baldwin Trail. I was fine when I got home, but then in the morning when I woke up, my…

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“Can Knee Replacement Surgery Be Avoided?”

Knee Care

Most people think that when they get Knee Pain, it’ll eventually “ease off” and go away on its own. That they’ll wake up one morning and like “magic”, Knee Pain will be a thing of the past… But then 6 months later you’re still living with the discomfort of knee pain – often even worse…

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7 Ways Life Could Be A Lot Better Living Without Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic Joint Pain

Without any, or even just with less, chronic joint pain you could do any, all, or some of these: …And honestly, I could go on! Living With Chronic Joint Pain is Terrible. And people come to us on a daily basis asking what can be done to help find relief from long lasting problems such…

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What To Do To Keep Up With Exercise- Even If You’re Having Problems With Arthritic Hips And Knees

Cycling

One of the biggest health mistakes that people make during these cooler fall months is to think that walking or jogging is the only way to exercise while enjoying the fresh air. Yet, the health benefits of doing something like cycling are endless. Cycling regularly can help improve physical fitness, ease stress (due to the…

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Why Knee Pain Gets Worse When You Exercise and How to Ease it

Knee Pain

I got this question sent to me yesterday by a concerned reader of my knee report… ===== “Hey Nick, I’ve been suffering with a pain in my right knee now for a few weeks. What I can’t put my finger on is what started it in the first place, what’s even more confusing is that…

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3 Quick Fixes You Think Help Knee Pain- But Don’t

Knee Pain

A patient walked into my clinic last week, limping with knee pain, asking: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, and I’m not sure what I’ve done to it. I’ve tried taking some pain killers and it hasn’t helped”. I was trying to rest it so that it wouldn’t hurt, but whenever…

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Sports Injuries: Why “Exercises” Don’t Always Work… And How To Make Sure The Ones You’re Doing, Are!

Exercise

Let’s talk… About why MOST exercises NEVER work. (Like the person injured and doing them, hopes). This is largely because they are being done at the wrong time, for the wrong reason and in the wrong order. There’s a myth out there that anytime a person gets injured, it’s all about just doing “some exercises”.…

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Can I Exercise with Arthritis?

Arthritis Knee

Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of confusion surrounding the topic of exercising with arthritis. Patients often mention that they tend to rest and steer clear of exercising whenever they experience pain arthritis pain. What worries me even more, is that many people whom I talk to believe that they have no control over…

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Why Knee Pain Gets Worse While Exercising

Exercise

With Spring and Summer quickly approaching, it’s no surprise when I get an influx of new patients at my clinic with complaints about knee pain around this time of year. Why? Most people tend to take up a more active lifestyle in order to prepare for the upcoming seasons. Those who are new to working…

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