Common Running Injuries that Physical Therapists Help Manage

Physical therapy can help manage or even eliminate pain associated with running. While there are many running injuries that PTs can help with, in this blog I will cover the 4 most common ones. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a fairly common running injury. Cartilage irritation under the patella (kneecap) can be caused by inward foot rolling during running, weak upper leg muscles, or other biomechanical dysfunction. It often feels like an ache around your kneecap and can be ma

Why Moms Should Be Getting Physical Therapy After Having a Baby

Whether you’re pregnant with your first baby or just had your 4th, you owe it to yourself to get physical therapy in the prenatal and postpartum period. During the prenatal and postpartum phases of pregnancy, the body will undergo some major changes. It is extraordinary what us moms can do! And while some may pride themselves on being all organic during this time, having a natural birth, staying fit throughout, running a marathon, or just getting to the pregnancy finish line,