Sciatica 101: Causes, Treatments and Symptoms

Sciatica 101: Causes, Treatments and Symptoms

If you've heard of sciatica but are not quite sure what it is or whether it may be the reason you are experiencing lower body pain, this guide to sciatica causes, symptoms, and treatments can help. Read on to see if you are suffering from this common condition and find some sciatica treatments and...

read more
What is Agility? Why You Need It and How to Improve It

What is Agility? Why You Need It and How to Improve It

“Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.” — Charles R. Swindoll.  While most hear this quote and consider how it applies to handling emotions, it’s just as relevant in athletic performance.  ProActive Physical Therapy offers more than just injury rehabilitation. Our skilled...

read more
Sciatic Pain Treatment and Relief Explained

Sciatic Pain Treatment and Relief Explained

Pain, irritation, numbness, or weakness in the back could be coming from the sciatic nerve.  If you suffer from back pain, there is much truth to the age-old statement that “you’ve got some nerve”! The sciatic nerve is the largest in the body. Sometimes it is challenging to identify where back...

read more
How Do You Define & Improve Overall Health?

How Do You Define & Improve Overall Health?

Physical health is the most common measure of a person’s health and the metrics of physical health are familiar for many people - weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, etc.  It is influenced by one’s genetics and lifestyle.  It’s likely not news to anyone reading this that diet and exercise...

read more
The Play of the Game: Gamer’s Thumb

The Play of the Game: Gamer’s Thumb

By Mike Lee, PT, DPT, CHT | ProActive North Location You’ve been playing your favorite video games for a few hours, and suddenly, you notice your thumb is sore. What’s going on? You may be suffering from Gamer’s Thumb. What is Gamer’s Thumb? Gamer’s thumb is the informal name for a medical...

read more
Post-Concussion Syndrome and Physical Therapy

Post-Concussion Syndrome and Physical Therapy

Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) is a set of neurological symptoms that are typically associated with a head injury. While many people who suffer from a concussion will recover fully without physical therapy treatment, some develop post-concussion syndrome. According to the Center for Disease...

read more
An Expert Guide to TMJ / TMD: Causes and Treatments

An Expert Guide to TMJ / TMD: Causes and Treatments

TMJ disorders refer to physical disorders that affect the joint where your jaw meets your skull. Disorders of this joint often make opening your mouth, eating, and other daily activities painful. These issues are common and affect many people throughout the country and the world. Read on to learn...

read more
5 Tips to Get Road Trip Ready

5 Tips to Get Road Trip Ready

Summer means road trips! It’s the season to pack up the car and hit the road to explore new destinations while spending time with friends and family. As enjoyable as they are, be aware that driving for long hours can cause health problems, but by meeting with your physical therapist at ProActive...

read more
Is My Phone Bad for My Hands?

Is My Phone Bad for My Hands?

Cell phones are just about everywhere these days. Walk into a waiting room or stroll through the airport, and you will primarily see the top of people’s heads as they stare down at their phones. Cell phones are amazing; we text, take pictures, watch videos and movies, email, update our social...

read more

Categories