PT Education

Knee Replacement Surgery

Is knee replacement the right option for you? Knee replacement surgery, or arthroplasty, can help to relieve pain and restore function in severely diseased knee joints. This is a procedure that involves cutting away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap, and replacing it with a prosthesis (artificial joint) made of metal… Read more »

Spinal Fusion Surgery

Spinal fusion is an operation in which two or more vertebrae are permanently joined together. This is essentially a “welding” process, where the vertebrae are fused together so as that they heal into a single, solid bone. This can eliminate pain and restore stability to the spine. Your doctor will typically only recommend spine surgery… Read more »

Tension Headaches Relief

woman suffering from tension headache holding head with hand

Do you suffer from tension headaches? Tension headaches have been described as a dull pain, tightness, or general pressure around your forehead or the back of your head and neck. There are two types that affect those who suffer from them; episodic, and chronic. Episodic: This type of headache happens less than fifteen days per… Read more »

Vertigo Symptoms

man with vertigo holding head

If you’ve ever had dizzy spells, where you’re feeling off-balance, or that the world is spinning around you, you may have experienced an episode of vertigo. Often caused by a problem with your inner ear, vertigo is often caused by; 1. BPPV: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, often occurs when small calcium particles clump up… Read more »