Category Archives: Back

09 Thu

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015, physical therapy can be just as good as surgery for spinal stenosis.  So you can...
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12 Thu

The most effective and functional weight-lifting exercise

The most effective and functional weight-lifting exercise Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   If you wanted the most bang-for-your-buck exercise, one that worked multiple large muscle groups and could help you lose weight and move better, what would it be?  It would have to be a large...
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10 Tue

Do the T-Spine Smash

Do the T-Spine Smash Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI     If you’re a desk jockey, then chances are that this self mobilization technique is for you.  This is a standard tool in my treatment arsenal when addressing shoulder range of motion or postural issues, especially for...
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25 Tue

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Don’t let pain crash the party. Matthew Riordian, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS There’s a lot of information out eating healthy on Thanksgiving, but not much is about Thanksgiving Day injuries.  Although this is a day set aside to take a break from the day to day busy routine to relax and give...
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20 Thu

Your lumbar spine: Avoid the pooping dog or pooping duck

Your lumbar spine: Avoid the pooping dog or pooping duck Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   I read a lot websites, one of my new favorites is Movement-Rx.  Recently they, featured a post about how to maintain a neutral spine position with weight training.  They used...
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