In a recent blog post, I connected how your posture and core strength affects your voice. For most people, the information I shared will be helpful in everyday speaking. But, for people who need to really make their voices heard, there is more you can do. Do you regularly speak in business meetings or in public? […]
Is your voice not strong enough? Do you have difficulty projecting? Voice fatigue? One component could be because your core is weak and your posture inefficient, whether it be sitting or standing. Let me tell you about my patient, Kaitlin. Kaitlin, once a collegiate athlete, now had difficulty speaking as she would lose her voice, […]
Have you been to the gym working out on the elliptical, happened to look at the person next you and noticed brightly colored tape wrapped around their shoulder? Or maybe you watched the olympic bobsledding a few years back and noticed black tape on this athlete’s calf? A few years ago, when I had achilles […]
Until recently, Illinois and Texas were the only states that still required a person to obtain a doctor’s prescription for physical therapy. In August 2018, the State of Illinois passed a new law stating that physical therapists now have direct access. You can read the exact law here. What does “direct access’ mean? It […]
Betty had constant shoulder pain. Her shoulder hurt doing just about anything — opening doors, sleeping, putting on her seatbelt, and even while sitting in a movie theater. As Betty is 81 years old, she and her doctor did not want her to have surgery for her torn rotator cuff.