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Part of our mission is to educate our patients on how to become better stewards of their bodies and health. We use this page as a forum to share information, news and insights to that end.

Any information contained below is not and cannot serve as specific medical advice. Even though we strive to share the most accurate, helpful and insightful information, we always recommend using your discretion and talking with your doctor before taking any medical advice you read online.

  • Karen Phillips Battles Tennis Elbow, Trigger Finger, and Carpal Tunnel
    Karen Phillips has been battling a myriad of arm problems including tennis elbow, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.  This past episode included her hand locking...
  • Tennis Elbow At-Home Therapy
    For tennis elbow, after a few visits to your physical therapist, he or she will give you an HEP. A home exercise program, or HEP, is a list of exercises your therapist w...
  • Tennis Elbow In-Clinic Therapy
    For tennis elbow, the first couple sessions of physical therapy will focus on gentle range of motion exercises and giving the tendons in the elbow a chance to heal. Your...
  • Tennis Elbow
    Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that affects not just athletes, but anyone who performs repetitive motions of the wrist, forearm, or elbow...
  • Malik Trollinger Overcomes Back Pain to Play Sports Again
    Malik Trollinger is a patient at our Shelbyville clinic.  Malik was working out with his football team doing dead-lifts.  He had 395 pounds on the bar, but when he lifte...
  • Ruptured Disk In-Clinic Therapy
    A ruptured or herniated disk is when the center of the disk (nucleus) pushes through the outer layer and presses against the nerves. This can cause back pain that may ra...
  • Ruptured Disk At-Home Therapy
    A ruptured or herniated disk can cause pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness down legs or arms depending on the location of the disk affected. This happens when the cen...
  • Ruptured or Herniated Disk
    Let’s discuss the anatomy of the spine to learn more about a herniated disk. The spine is made up of 33 vertebrae, each with a disk in between to act as a cushion ...
  • Modality: Neck Traction
    Neck Traction is a modality available at Elite Physical Therapy and Balance. According to some statistics, it is estimated that 30%-50% of people will experience at leas...
  • Barb Stull Bowls Over Cervicalgia
    Barb Stull is a patient in our Shelbyville clinic.  She has been diagnosed with Cervicalgia, a non-radiating pain in the neck.  Barb strained her neck when she was doing...

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