Pages Menu
TwitterRssFacebook
Categories Menu

Blog

Burst Breathing To Reduce Tension

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Challenge & Choice, Education, Exercises, Health, Fitness, and Nutrition, Patient Enrichment, Self Enrichment, Treatment Options | 0 comments

Breath in through the nose and out through the mouth.  The idea is to fill your head with oxygen first and then “breath” it into the rest of your body.    If you feel tension despite breathing properly then consider using Burst Breathing: short quick inhales followed by short quick exhales.  Learn more about tension reduction by visiting Systema Health, Challenge and Choice, or Brain Highways on...

read more

Laser For Neuropathy Pain

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Complex Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Treatment Options, Uncategorized | 0 comments

New supporting evidence for treating symptoms of peripheral neuropathy with laser is making this treatment modality a real option.   To be effective it can’t just be “applied” however.   Special protocols for application must be used in order to maximize long term effects.    Visit piedmontpmr.com for more information on peripheral neuropathy....

read more

Squats For Joint Range of Motion

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Self Enrichment, Treatment Options, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Not everyone can do a squat.   Most of us have lost the flexibility we had as a child.   By standing with your back to a wall and then slowing moving down the wall until you get into a seated position, and then going further down towards squatting, you can improve balance, strength, joint range of motion, and flexibility.   At Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PA we believe in helping you develop a system that works for you;  One that improves function and quality of...

read more

Fear of Falling

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Health, Fitness, and Nutrition, Treatment Options, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether it be from loss of balance, peripheral neuropathy, osteoarthritic joints, or just plain old fear of falling improving joint range of motion, flexibility, muscle, tendon, and ligament strength, plus learning how to relax, can all reduce tension and improve function.   At Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PA we add quality to...

read more

Understanding Structure and Tension

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Education, Exercises, Health, Fitness, and Nutrition, Treatment Options | 0 comments

We often think about structure and function affecting pain, and understand that tension only adds to pain, but we dont often consider the impact that tension has on structure and function. Tittel’s lines illustrate how we are wired from a structure, function and tension point of view. Systema incorporates all of these concepts in its approach.  Learning how we are put together in this fashion can provide a different point of view on how to approach musculoskeletal...

read more

NPR’s The Peoples Pharmacy Broadcast on Prolotherapy

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Education, Regenerative Medicine Article, Treatment Options | 0 comments

There was a recent broadcast on NPR’s The Peoples Pharmacy on Easing Joint Pain Without Surgery.  The link is here. You can learn more about related topics and Prolotherapy at...

read more

Photon Therapy For Energy

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Aches & Pains, Blog, Medical Condition, Neuropathy, Regenerative Medicine, Uncategorized | 0 comments

There is alot of interest in using laser photon therapy for pain and there is plenty written on the photoelectric effect for energy production.  We aim to study the medical application of this modality for the treatment of peripheral neuropathy and restoration of vitality....

read more