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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.

  • Linda Mangum Suffers Bulging Disk from Landscape Work
    Linda Mangum is a patient at our Cool Springs clinic and suffered a bulging disk between her L4 and L5 vertebrae while also suffering from Sciatica.  Linda was moving a ...
  • Cervicalgia: Non-Radiating Neck Pain
    Cervicalgia is another name for pain or discomfort in the neck that does not radiate outward into the upper extremities. Cervicalgia is extremely common, with ⅔ of the p...
  • Cervicalgia At-Home Therapy
    For Cervicalgia, or non-radiating neck pain, one of the best ways to find relief at home is to heat or ice the neck for about 10 minutes at a time. Icing may be more hel...
  • Cervicalgia In-Clinic Therapy
    For Cervicalgia, on your first day of physical therapy, you will undergo an examination of your cervical spine to determine the source of your neck pain, neck strength, ...
  • Josh Melchior Recovers from Hip and Lower Back Injury
    Josh Melchior is a PT at our Shelbyville clinic and wanted to share his own story with you about his hip and lower back injury that occurred while lifting weights.  Belo...
  • Piriformis Syndrome At-Home Therapy
      Piriformis Syndrome—Home Exercise Program (HEP) For Piriformis Syndrome, during your second visit to Physical Therapy, you will be given your own home exercis...
  • Piriformis Syndrome In-Clinic Therapy
    Piriformis Syndrome – in-clinic modalities and treatment Piriformis syndrome results from the compression of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle. This ...
  • Piriformis Syndrome of the Hip
    What is the piriformis? The piriformis muscle is one of six hip external rotators located in the gluteal region of the lower extremity. This muscle runs from the anterio...
  • Scoliosis At-Home Treatment
    Scoliosis is a non-curable disorder of the spine. There may be one or two additional curves in the spine that form a C shape or an S shape. Depending on the severity and...
  • Scoliosis In-Clinic Therapy
    Scoliosis is a disorder causing an abnormal curve in the spine. When looking at the front or the back of the spine, it should appear straight. With scoliosis there are a...

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