The first thing most patients do is to take nonprescription medicines (like Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin, or Aleve) for pain relief. If this doesn’t work, the pain may increase to the point that surgery becomes a possibility (joint repair or replacement). How do
Almost everyone experiences a few seconds of dizziness at some point in their lives. Do you remember your childhood days when you would spin round and round until you get dizzy and had to wait a few seconds till the “world stopped
If you’ve been undergoing treatment for knee arthritis and haven’t gotten any pain relief yet, your doctor may recommend a total knee replacement surgery. According to the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, over 90% of people who undergo a total
If you are trying to lose weight, the holidays can be a challenging time. Make sure your diet and exercise program is something you can keep. Consult our physical therapist at Cornerstone PT in Canal Winchester, OH, for help. Here are some
What would you say if you found out that there are legitimate reasons why your exercise program was failing to give you the results you desired? Expert therapists at Cornerstone Physical Therapy gave five reasons why. There are five nervous system related
People enjoy walking or running for a number of reasons. For many, it’s a simple form of exercise. For some, it’s about ‘the freedom of the road’ and ‘being one with nature’, while others find it an effective way to decrease stress.
Injuries can occur in any sporting activity. Professional athletes are prone to injuries due to the excessive wear and tear associated with the demands of competitive sport. The right rehabilitation or exercise program to maintain strength, flexibility and stability can help athletes.
Posture, fitness, and flexibility are critical to help remain fit and injury-free for any sport, particularly golf. The achievements of professional golfers like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Lorena Ochoa highlight a new athleticism associated with a sport that was once considered
It is often said that pregnancy and lower back pain go hand in hand. Many expecting mothers experience lower back pain to a certain degree. It typically starts during the second half of pregnancy and is usually not a cause of concern,
Unknown to most individuals, holidays can cause a spike in the incidence of a stroke, which is a prolonged deficiency in blood supply to the brain. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America, killing about 137,000 people each year,