Wellness Blog

Do you have plantar fasciitis?

Have you ever felt a stabbing pain on the bottom of your foot while walking? This may be a sign that you have a condition called plantar fasciitis.  Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is caused by a ligament that runs from your heel to your toes called […]

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Taking a Deeper Look at Kinesio Tape

Developed in the late 1970s, Kinesio tape is widely used by athletes and weekend warriors alike. Kinesio tape pushes past the boundaries of stiff athletic tape and actually moves with you while it offers muscle and joint support. But how does this brightly-colored tape actually help you? We’re going to take a deeper look at […]

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What Is Runner’s Knee and How Do You Treat It?

If you’re a runner, chances are you’re no stranger to the term “runner’s knee.” However, what exactly is runner’s knee and how do you steer clear of it? First, let’s nail down some specifics. Runner’s knee (a.k.a. patellofemoral pain syndrome) is a condition that doesn’t just plague runners. It also affects those who regularly spend […]

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How to Improve Your Performance Using Sports Therapy Techniques

Written by Chris Foerster from Fremont College Physical therapists (PTs) aren’t just limited to rehabilitation after a sports injury, but can also help an athlete improve their performance as well. Most PTs are highly trained professionals whose job might encompass everything from exercise science to sports psychology. Incorporating sports and rehabilitation therapy into your standard workout […]

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Help With Back Pain: Back Injections & Treatments in A Holistic Setting

Struggling with back pain can be upsetting and frustrating, but our integrative holistic approach at Advanced Wellness will have you feeling better in no time. Using a variety of methodologies like back injections, (you may be familiar with a cortisone injection for back pain) cold laser therapy, physical therapy and more, we help our clients […]

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Sciatic Nerve Pain: What’s That Shooting Pain?

Sciatica symptoms. Whether you’re an athlete, pregnant, or the everyday Joe or Jane, sciatic nerve pain visits so many people that it’s not uncommon to hear about such complaints on a daily basis. If you’re not sure if you have sciatica issues, there’s one symptom that instantly registers with any client suffering with sciatic pain, […]

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