Tag Archives: Back injuries

If you have a pain in the back, you may need some backup

If you experience recurring low back pain and your doctor has ruled out underlying conditions, such as arthritis, it might be time to see a physical therapist. A 2006 study in the journal Spine, found that, at any given time, approximately one quarter of Americans report experiencing low-back pain within the past three months. The […]

Yard clean up can pose risk

Seattle Hill Physical Therapy Owner/Director Rick Jusko, PT sees lots of injuries caused by yard work. “People are cold, they’re stiff and they don’t want to kneel down so they bend at the waist and yank on plants and hurt their backs. They prune with their arms way above the head, which can cause neck […]