Elite Relief for Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis- technical

Plantar fasciitis is characterized by stabbing pain and inflammation in the heel upon first standing in the morning. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain and it is estimated that approximately 10 % of the population will experience plantar fascia pain at some point during their life.

What You Need to Know about ACL Tears

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured ligaments of the knee. It is estimated that 80,000 to 250,000 ACL injuries occur in the United States each year with 100,000 ACL reconstructions performed annually. Cost of ACL repairs nationwide are approximately $1.7 billion a year. ACL injury is more common in younger people and people who participate in high-risk sports,

Postural Dysfunction, AKA Text Neck

Postural dysfunction occurs when muscles in the neck and upper back tighten or weaken due to prolonged inadequate posture and/or a sedentary lifestyle. This dysfunction is known as shoulder or proximal crossed syndrome. Postural weakness and tightness occur in a diagonal pattern.

Tight muscles:

    • Upper trapezius
    • Levator scapulae
    • Pectoralis major
    • Sternocleidomastoid

Weak muscles:

    • Deep neck flexors
    • Serratus anterior
    • Rhomboids
    • Middle and lower trapezius

Poor posture can lead to dysfunction of the shoulder joint as well.

Meet Cat Taylor

Catherine “Cat” Taylor grew up locally in Arrington. She first became interested in physical therapy her sophomore year of high school after tearing her ACL. She dedicated her college path to being in physical therapy and found Elite the summer before her senior year of college to complete 350 hours of internship.

Cat attended Tennessee Tech for her first two years of college and played basketball for the university.

Vertigo GONE in ONE Physical Therapy Visit at Elite

When Doris Pedrick went to the Williamson County Fair, she rode a wild ride. For the next week, she felt like she was still on that ride. Her walking was unsteady, the room felt like it was spinning, and she simply did not feel well. Doris had vertigo triggered by fast head movements she experienced on that fun ride at the fair.