Category Archives: Treatment

Four Exercises for Knee Pain

The following 4 exercises will help you soothe the pain in the knees quickly: Bent-Leg Raises You should start in a sitting position. Extend one leg in front of you and elevate it to be parallel to the ground. Hold for a minute, and then bend the knee to lower the leg halfway to the… Read More »

Tensor Fascia Latae Pain

Reference from: http://www.newhealthadvisor.com/Tensor-Fasciae-Latae-Pain.html The Tensor Fasciae Latae is a muscle, which helps in flexing and abducting the thigh. It becomes very vital for a runner due to this function. If the TFL is consciously kept flexible, it will help in keeping the body injury free as well as being fit. Activities like walking, bending and moving… Read More »

Home Treatment for Bulging Discs

Accelerate Physical Therapy in Arvada, Colorado teaches you to relieve back and radiating leg pain. These exercises provide decompression of the lumbar spine, and are a great treatment for bulging discs. Here are two great ways to relieve pain for which many face expensive medical treatments.  Save thousands of dollars and health risks from injections… Read More »

Wear Arch Supports!

Because most individuals’ arches collapse in our shoes, we commonly advise our clients wear supplemental supports in their footwear.  Orthotics, or at least foam arch supports have been repeatedly effective in curing pain and mechanical dysfunction.Adding height to the navicular bone at the medial arch of our feet changes it’s functional position, as well as the… Read More »

Contrast Baths – DO Try This at Home!

Contrast baths reduce swelling and aids recovery from painful lactic acid buildup caused by excessive exercise.  At Accelerate Physical Therapy, we have developed an application of this technique that is easy to apply at home, and surprisingly effective in comparison to (an in addition to) every other modality we use clinically.  We use it extensively… Read More »

Exercise is a Cure!

Exercise is prescribed to assist healing from surgeries, injuries and chronic pain. At every stage, exercise activities aid in your recovery. Here are some exercise benefits: · Improve strength and restore range of motion. · Stimulate soft tissue healing. · Reduce inflammatory conditions. · Improve body awareness. · Reduce pain in joints because muscle balance improves the ability… Read More »

Shoulder Impingement

What is Shoulder Impingement? Impingement refers to mechanical compression and/or wear of the rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff is actually a series of four muscles connecting the scapula (shoulder blade) to the humeral head (upper part of the shoulder joint.) The rotator cuff is important in maintaining the humeral head within the glenoid (socket)… Read More »