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Category: Leg Pain

Omega 3s and Inflammation

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on September 12, 2017

 American Association of Neurological Surgeons: High-Dose Omega-3 Oils used to Treat Non-Surgical Neck and Back Pain Doctors Guide, April 20, 2005 By Cameron Johnston  “Investigators at the University of Pittsburgh have treated chronic pain patients with high doses of omega-3... Read More

New moms and back pain related to infant carrying

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 9, 2017

For most new moms it is a struggle to get the kids in and out of the car and tote them in a car seat daily. It does not make it any easier that sometimes we lift these seats up incorrectly.... Read More

Why does my back keep going out?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on March 21, 2017

I'm often asked throughout the day, “why does my back keep going out?” Well the answer isn't black and white and there's a lot of contributing factors that lead to misalignments and a lack of proper joint motion. Here are a... Read More

How Can Physical Therapy Slow the Progression of Parkinson's Disease?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on February 23, 2017

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is the second most common degenerative brain disorder, behind Alzheimer's disease. It is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine- an important component controlling movement. Although the exact cause is unknown,... Read More

Kinesiology Tape 101

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on January 13, 2017

Have you even watched a sporting event and wondered why an athlete was wearing brightly colored tape that appeared to be wrapped aimlessly around one limb or another? No, it's not a new fashion trend! Believe it or not, it... Read More

Shin Splints and Stress Fractures

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on December 2, 2016

Everything you need to know!  The Problem     Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), aka Medial Tibial Traction Periostitis, describes exercise-induced pain along the posteromedial border of the tibia.  The condition is commonly referred to as “Shin splints” and is a familiar... Read More

Physical Therapy and Total Knee Replacements

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on October 31, 2016

How Can a Physical Therapist Help Before & After Total Knee Replacement Surgery? The better physical shape you are in before Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, the better your results will be (especially in the short term). Before surgery, your physical therapist... Read More

Chiropractic care helps back-related leg pain.

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on October 11, 2016

Chiropractic Care Helps Back-Related Leg Pain Back-related leg pain is often disabling and costly. In people with back-related leg pain, spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) plus home exercise and advice (HEA) provided more short-term improvement in pain and ability than HEA... Read More

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on April 22, 2016

We are more than excited to add a new tool to our practice, the Lightforce Class IV deep tissue laser. It is the most powerful deep tissue laser out there, administering up to 25 watts of power! The results in the... Read More

What Is Dry Needling!?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on February 17, 2015

Dry Needling is a relatively new and modern form of medical acupuncture. It is not Traditional Chinese acupuncture, Oriental Medicine acupuncture, or Japanese acupuncture. These are stand-alone treatment systems that treat diseases and disorders of all of the 12 body... Read More

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