It’s my knee… Not my hip.

It’s my knee… Not my hip.

Why are we treating the hip if it’s my knee that is hurting? This is a very common question we get from many of the patients we see here at Positive Energy. If you keep reading, you will find out exactly how the hip plays a role in knee mechanics. I’m sure we’ve all...
Headache or Neck Pain?

Headache or Neck Pain?

By Lindsey Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS Have you had a headache lately? Did you know it could be coming from your neck? Neck disorders can actually be the originating cause of headache pain. This is referred to as a cervicogenic headache. The headache is referred pain from...
Breathe Your Way To Improved Performance

Breathe Your Way To Improved Performance

By: Matthew Varca, PT, DPT, PRC Part 3: Correcting Your Breathing In part 1 and 2 of the “Breathe Your Way To Improved Performance” series we developed an appreciation for the respiratory diaphragm and examined how poor breathing habits may lead to limited range of...
Attention 65+ group (and their kids)!

Attention 65+ group (and their kids)!

By Lenae Sexton, PT, DPT, OCS If your parents are like mine, they are not quite as quick on their feet as they used to be. Between aches and pains, declination in overall activity, and the natural effects of aging, their strength and balance are less than ideal. This...
Holiday Survival Guide

Holiday Survival Guide

By: Lindsey Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS We all know the challenge of staying in shape during the winter. I mean, who can resist that extra helping of stuffing and pecan pie at Thanksgiving, or the chocolate and peppermint sweets around Christmas? Here are a few tips and...
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