Category Archives: Chronic pain

“I love you guys, but I’m not in-network…”

Maybe you’re a former patient who has recently changed your insurance provider. Maybe you have a high deductible. Or maybe you’ve heard great things about Creative Therapeutics, but worry your insurance won’t cover care. Our national leaders still battle over health …
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The Body of the Harpist: Physical Therapy and the Arts

Performing artists often become accustomed to the tension they place on their bodies while practicing or developing a technique over long periods of time. This tension can lead to repetitive strain injury, which in turn limits the artist’s ability to …
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Shaun Mathen, DO to Offer Ayurvedic Consultation at CT

Shaun Mathen may be a familiar name to some readers; he is a local physician board certified in Osteopathic and Integrative Medicine and has been a guest speaker for one of our panel evenings. We have also featured an interview …
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Connections: The Shoulder

Thursday, March 9 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free Have you notice you aren’t able to lift your arm like you used to? Do you dread a game of catch with your kids?  When might surgery be necessary? Are there ways …
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No Slouch: Laptop Posture Solutions

When it comes to communication and sharing information, more people today opt for the portability of laptops, tablets, and smart phones over desktop computers, despite the latter’s processing power and relative ergonomic soundness. Yet when it comes to real productivity–writing, …
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Connections: The Neck

Thursday, Jan. 19 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free Do you have trouble turning your head when driving? Have you experienced numbness or tingling in your arm? Do you wake up with headaches, or constant stiffness in your neck? With so …
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Posted in Publication, stretching, Osteoporosis, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, exercise

Men have Pelvic Floor Problems, Too

Pelvic floor physical therapy has become almost synonymous with “women’s health.” The reason is understandable: women, after all, experience childbirth, and any number of physical issues can arise after pregnancy. Yet in terms of the musculoskeletal makeup of the pelvis, the …
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Posted in Women's Health, Men's Health, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, incontinence

Introduction to Healing Touch: A Gift for Self and Others

Tuesday, Nov. 29 | 6:00-8:00 PM Healing touch was developed in the 1980s by a nurse who was talented in using energetic principles and touch for healing.  I wanted to offer this class here because I see how many people are …
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Be Strong: Bladder Health Class

Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 6pm-7:30 pm | FREE With more than 25 million Americans affected by either bladder control or bowel control issues, the medical community has taken note. Since incontinence is a symptom rather than a disease, the method of treatment depends …
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Connections: Talking (Low) Back

Thursday, Oct. 13  |  6:00-7:30 PM Most of us have experienced some form of low back pain, from a dull, low-level ache to numbness to full-on, acute “throwing your back out.” There are many reasons for low back issues, and …
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Posted in Publication, stretching, Osteoporosis, Women's Health, Men's Health, Physical Therapy, Chronic pain, exercise