Are you moving house and want to make sure you do it safely – without aggravating existing injuries or pain conditions?Awesome.We have some great tips for you to keep you and your family safe. But before we get to that, we wanted to let you know that the Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation clinic is moving locationContinue Reading »
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Should I Stop Exercising With Knee Pain?
Are your knees always achy and stiff?Do they sometimes feel like they “pop” or might “give way”?Are you worried that you might have to give up exercising?There are various reasons why knee pain can occur, but the most common ones are injuries, overuse, or arthritis. While knee pain can develop at any age, adults “overContinue Reading »
Is Cracking Your Neck Bad For You?
Are you a neck cracker and wondering whether it’s bad for you?Does your neck hurt when you crack it?Not sure what neck cracking is?When we hear the term “cracking your neck,” it refers to the popping sound that you hear when people have a stiff neck, so they try to relieve the pressure by makingContinue Reading »
Is It Safe To Exercise After Long Covid?
Do you feel like you might be ready to exercise again after Long COVID?Physical activity and exercise are one of the main pillars of a healthy lifestyle, so getting moving again should always be a priority after an illness.But with long COVID, things aren’t that simple. While you probably want to get active again andContinue Reading »
Do I Need Physical Therapy?
Chronic pain (pain which lasts for a long time) and injuries are the main reasons for seeking out a physical therapist. Physical therapy could be the best decision you make for effective and long lasting pain relief. Ask a doctor for a referral now. Physical therapy doesn’t solve your pains and aches overnight and it certainlyContinue Reading »
How Can I Sleep With Lower Back Pain?
Is your lower back too sore for sleep?We can help. But first, we need to know what type of lower back pain it is and what’s causing it.There are two main types of lower back pain: acute and chronic. If you have acute lower back pain, it comes on suddenly – usually because of an accidentContinue Reading »
What Is Causing Pain In My Shoulder?
Is shoulder pain keeping you awake at night?The shoulder joint has an extensive range of motion. You can move it up, down, back, forwards, and around in a 360-degree circle if you want to. However, when an injury or damage to the bones or the surrounding muscles, ligaments, or connective tissue encases the joint occurs,Continue Reading »
Can Constipation Cause Back Pain?
Do you have a sore back AND constipation?Both back pain and constipation are common medical issues faced by many Americans and people from all around the world.Often, the two conditions occur together. But are constipation and back pain connected, and does one influence the other and vice versa?In this blog, we examine the link betweenContinue Reading »
What Is A Rotator Cuff, And Why Can It Be Painful?
Do you have shoulder pain?Could it be coming from your rotator cuff?A group of tendons and muscles is present within your shoulder known as the “rotator cuff.”They help you lift your arms and move them away from your body. Additionally, the rotator cuff keeps the humerus (ball in the upper arm bone) where it shouldContinue Reading »
Why Does My Neck Hurt?
How long is a piece of string? We joke. But in all seriousness (because neck pain really isn’t funny). There are various reasons why your neck might be sore – some lasting from a few days to others lasting weeks, months, or even longer. But some of the most common medical causes of neck painContinue Reading »