Monthly Archives: December 2013

30 Mon

I sprained my ankle, what do I do now?

I sprained my ankle, what do I do now? Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Whether you’re an elite long-distance runner or a weekend warrior, you’re probably one of the many people who’ve had an ankle sprain.  It can happen at any time, when...
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23 Mon

Exercise and the intervertebral disc

Exercise and the intervertebral disc Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI I’ve written about discs issues and back pain before, and by now, you’ve probably realized that I’m a big proponent of movement and exercise, so this next post should be no surprise.  Out of...
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19 Thu

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   In the Journal of Orthopeadic and Sports Physical Therapy, there was a study comparing the effects of kinesiotape with regular non-elastic athletic tape on ankles during an inversion perturbation.  The results may...
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11 Wed

Holiday gifts for people with back pain

Holiday gifts for people with back pain Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 30% of American adults currently suffer from back pain, and 80% of adults will experience back pain at some time in...
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10 Tue

Guidelines on how to treat low back pain

Guidelines on how to treat low back pain Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Low back pain affects up to 80% of Americans.  Chances are pretty high that you have had back pain or you know of someone who has had back pain.  What...
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