We have patients ask us what is incontinence and how do you treat it. While all situations are different, we can help you understand some of the problems you are having by first telling you what incontinence, or leakage, is and why it occurs.
Skiing and snowboarding is fun, and what better way to do it more than to keep yourself from injury? Here are a few tips to keep you safe on the hill.
For many of us, the holiday season is accompanied by food, family, and oftentimes a headache or two. Headaches are, in fact, one of the most common ailments many patients face during the festive season – albeit literally or figuratively!
When it comes to pain, though, the good news is that headaches don’t have to be a guaranteed side effect of your time off. Luckily, there are ways to relieve your headache and even prevent it happening in the first place. This post offers you some highly effective tips for overcoming your headaches and staving off any future pain. Take a look:
What is Movember you ask? A little over a decade ago a movement started called “No shave November” to encourage people to grow out their facial hair (the more awkward the better) to bring awareness to men's health issues. This year, the focus of the Movember movement is bringing awareness to mental health as well as prostate and testicular cancer screening.
According to us.movember.com, globally, 1 man dies every minute of every day from suicide. Depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions do not discriminate. They are issues that can affect any person. Now more than ever, there is evidence that the pandemic has negatively impacted almost everyone’s mental health in this country and across the world. There are many resources available locally and nationally to find the help that you need including: The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (208) 398-4357, the Southeast Idaho Behavioral Crisis Center seibcc.com, and The You Are Not Alone Network.
We've all been there ... our hands clutching at our thighs in the hope of relieving hip stress as we get up or sit down; a grimace on our faces as we try to grapple with what we think are signs of aging while easing into the bath; a frown as we get out of the car, straining to carry the weight in our legs, not our hips. Hip pain: most of us have experienced it, and if you're reading this, you are probably still suffering from its tell tale discomfort.
And yet, for most of you, the pain isn't related to any sort of injury you can think of - it just arrived and has decided to stay. The good news is, thought its origins are unknown, hip pain can be treated and alleviated. In this post, we're looking at some of the reasons you might be suffering from hip discomfort - and better still - some of the ways in which you can become pain free, right now.
Physical therapy has always been shrouded in mystery, and the truth is many people don’t really know what it is. Some think that physical therapists only stretch muscles, or rehabilitate athletes. Others feel as though physical therapy is an intense massage, or even just a way to avoid being stiff after a workout. As a physical therapist with many years of experience, I can honestly say that, despite all these conflicting ideas about physical therapy, one thing remains constant: most people believe we heal pain. And yes – we do heal pain, but what most people don’t understand is that physical therapy is NOT only about healing pain… it is about SO much more than that. This may sound controversial, but keep reading.