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Shoulder Impingement

Diana explains what shoulder impingement is, what some common symptoms are, and how to treat it effectively.

Mar 7th, 2019
Trigger Point Dry Needling for Low Back Pain

Working as a physical therapist, a lot of people come in to our clinic saying they’ve had “chronic low back pain” for years and have attempted various treatments with little to no results. This is where trigger point dry needling comes in!

Feb 14th, 2019
New year, new resolutions!

It’s important as the new year begins we remember what happened during 2018, however, we should also be excited for the possibilities to come! As your new year starts, here are a few tips to remember.

Jan 13th, 2019
Do you have "Sitting Disease”?

Do you feel pain or discomfort as a result of your prolonged sitting in the workplace? If so, it may be time to make an appointment at Loudoun Physical Therapy.

Dec 18th, 2018
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Management

Do you or a loved one wake up in the morning with stabbing pain in your feet? Do they feel bruised when you’ve walked too long? You may be suffering from plantar fasciitis and physical therapy has treatment options that can help you!

Nov 1st, 2018
Headaches? A Real Pain In The Neck

Do your headaches start at the base of your head and wrap around to your temple? Do you wake up feeling stiff and as you start moving through your day you experience tightness with radiating pain?

Sep 10th, 2018
Aquatic Therapy: Just Keep Swimming

What is aquatic therapy? When is it useful? What is the purpose of aquatic therapy? Will aquatic therapy help me feel better? Where can I find aquatic therapy near me? If you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, continue reading!

Aug 15th, 2018
Pelvic Health and Physical Therapy, is it for you?

Do you have unrelenting tailbone, hip, or low back pain? Have you had a decline in function during or after pregnancy due to pain, decline in mobility, and decrease in control of bowel and bladder, or decline in sexual function?

Jul 31st, 2018
Migraines? Does Physical Therapy Really Work?

Chronic migraines occur in about 15% of the general population. Migraine headaches can be severe and debilitating, causing the sufferer to miss extended periods of time from work as well as fun activities and everyday life.

Apr 17th, 2018
Improve Your Breathing in 3 Easy Steps

Even though this is something that happens automatically, most people don't realize the importance of breathing correctly to enhance the body's function.

Mar 20th, 2018
Steroid Injection, Physical Therapy, or Both?

Studies have shown that both physical therapy and steroid injections can be effective for combating pain and inflammation for certain types of joint-related issues - such as bursitis, tendonitis, frozen shoulder, and plantar fasciitis.

Mar 15th, 2018
Just Sore Muscles or More?

Fascia is a white connective tissue that covers muscles. We need a certain amount of "'slide and glide" between the muscle and the tissues that surround it to allow for normal function. When this does not occur, a "densification" or thickness of the tiss

Mar 6th, 2018
Cupping – Is it your cup of tea?

Cupping can use cups of different sizes, shapes, and material (glass, plastic, or rubber). There are several types of cupping techniques available.

Feb 20th, 2018
Staying Heart Healthy with 4 Easy Steps

It is one of our 4 major organs in our body, in fact, without it we wouldn't be here! Your heart pumps and returns blood that carries nutrients and oxygen to all organs, muscles, and tissue in our body, so when there a glitch, a problem, or a mishap with i

Feb 6th, 2018
Relieving Stress Through Dry Needling

Your boss wants your reports now, your child is sick, your family wants you to take time off, your staff are not producing as they should, or you owe the IRS thousands of dollars you don't have. These and others can cause you to feel seriously stressed out

Jan 18th, 2018