Archive for November 2017

Got Sciatica Tightness?

Kristen and Kerby, at Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy in Boise, show you a piriformis stretch to help with sciatica tightness. Watch HERE for this physical therapy for sciatica.

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Why Your Holiday Party Could Be Causing Your Back Pain

It’s that magical time of year when the city’s Christmas lights go up, the office is crammed full of cakes, pies and tins of chocolate, and after working hard all year, the festive office party is just around the corner. Have you got your Holiday parties scribbled on your calendar already? If you’re anything like…

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Posture Tips: How To Ease Aches And Pains At Work

We had this question asked in my clinic this week that I wanted to share with you (it’s a common question we often get asked about posture)… “I’ve recently had Repetitive Strain Injury from work and although I’ve been given a wrist rest for when I’m on the computer, I still seem to suffer from…

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Holiday Season Travel Tips

It’s that time of year again…Holiday season! As the Holidays approach, people start to travel more which means a lot more time spent on airplanes! As much as traveling can be fun and exciting, the time spent on the airplane to get to our exciting destination isn’t so fun (especially not fun on our bodies!)…

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Easing Everyday Stiffness: What Your Body Wants You To Do!

A patient last week asked: “Do you have any advice for someone like me who is just incredibly stiff every day and suffering in a way that means I can’t do things as easily as I would like?” This question gave me the urge to write this article… A lot of the problems with stiffness…

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How Your Lifestyle May Be Making Your Shoulder Pain Worse

It can sometimes be hard to see what you are doing wrong in your lifestyle because, well, it’s your lifestyle. Your daily routine is so well known to you that it can become second nature to read before bed, look on your tablet or going for that game of golf on a Friday night. What…

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Combat Neck Pain!

One of the most effective postural exercises for combating neck pain is the chin tuck exercise. This exercise helps strengthen the muscles that pull the head back into alignment over the shoulders and also stretches the scalene and suboccipital muscles. Tim, one of our PTAs, at Idaho Spine & Sports Physical Therapy in Boise demonstrates…

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