Can I Run with Shin Splints?

Shin splints are common in all ages from adolescents to adults ranging from competitive athletes to recreational sport participants. They are painful and have a tendency to progressively worsen. They are an over-use injury that stresses the tibia and soft tissue around the shin region. Swelling and inflammation occurs as this area is repetitively stressed from impact activities such as …

Pediatric Knee Pain

What is it: Osgood Schlatters disease is a very common cause of adolescent knee pain, especially in young athletes, usually in young boys and girls between the ages of 12-15. In young athletes, this condition is a common problem during physical activity. What you need to know: This problem is caused by the patellar tendon pulling on the tibial tuberosity …

5 Key Elements to Look for in Relieving Low Back Pain

The 5 common causes of back pain that we see here at Tri-Physical Therapy and Wellness Center are: How do we address these issues? Our first and foremost goal to to reduce the pain quickly and timely. You cannot progress with treatment without reducing the cause of the pain. Almost in every case we treat, our clients tell us that …

3 Tips for Those Who Suffer from Headaches

Nearly 30 million people in the United States have migraines, and many more suffer from tension, cluster, and sinus headaches. Migraines are pulsating headaches, often on one side of the head. Many people describe sensitivity to light/sound, nausea, and often described as the worst headaches they have experienced. They are at times triggered by certain foods, increased physical activity, and …