It’s that time of year! With the winter months finally here, it is only a matter of time until we get snowstorms. No matter the amount, snow can pile up and be quite heavy. With shoveling snow, there can be an increased risk of injury due to carrying, tossing, bending, and lifting heavier loads. It […]
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Certified Physical Therapist, Brian Weisman
Physical Therapist Brian Weisman of Red Canyon Physical Therapy is certified to offer several methods of manual orthopedic therapy that cater to different needs depending on what would be most beneficial for you.
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Written by Shannon Hall, DPT Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting more than 3 months. In the United States alone, it is estimated that of the 255 million adults, nearly 126 million of them suffer from chronic pain. That means that almost half of the population suffers from some form of chronic pain. Put […]
As the holidays approach, it is no secret that following a healthy routine is hard to maintain. Between delicious holiday meals, family get-togethers, and traveling, maintaining a normal activity level can be hard to do. Studies have shown that staying moderately active can reduce your risk of developing chronic lower back pain by up to […]
It’s that time of year again – summer is now over and children all across the area will be returning to school. As students prepare for another year of learning, backpacks will be filled with school supplies, computers, and books. Most individuals simply think about the convenience-purpose of wearing a backpack and do not realize […]
As we begin to get older, keeping our balance can become harder. We may even find that we are more prone to falling. Falls are a serious concern for older people; not only can they cause bodily harm but they are costly as well. There are specific parts of the body that help regulate balance, […]
Cannabidiol is a phytocannabinoid which was discovered in 1940. It is one of more than 120 compounds called cannabinoids in cannabis plants and accounts for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. Many people use CBD oils and extracts to relieve symptoms of chronic pain as it is one of the compounds that produces medical […]
Chronic pain is defined as any pain that persists longer than normal tissue healing time following an injury (2 weeks or longer). People commonly develop chronic pain after minor or major injuries, anything from a fender bender to a sprained ankle to major trauma involving surgery. Typically, we find that patient’s get stuck in a […]
Many of us were first introduced to therapeutic cupping during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as a treatment to relieve pain or increase blood flow.
If sit for most of your workday, you may have experienced sciatica pain. Taking these simple steps during your workday can help relieve this discomfort.
The use of lasers in a therapeutic setting has been around for many years, starting with small studies conducted in the 1960s to test the use of lasers for pain relief. Cold laser therapy has gained popularity recently in the therapy world since its first FDA approved trail began in 2002. This low-level laser has […]