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The Science Behind Pain

Ascent PT is partnering With Walking Mountains School to present a lecture on The Science Behind Pain for theirScience Behind Lecture Series..This will happen at the Walking Mountains Center on Wednesday December 10 at 630…See the link below for more … Continue reading

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Pain Mechanics

Over the past few weeks we have been talking about pain and some misconceptions about it.  Today we are going to talk about some of the mechanics of how pain works.  One misconception people frequently have is that the body … Continue reading

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Pain Links

Below are some interesting links that may be helpful in learning about pain and how to treat it. The 1st is a 5 minute video explaining pain.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4b8oB757DKc This is a 15 minute video by Lorimar Moseley, a pain researcher … Continue reading

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Acute and Chronic Pain

When reading about pain you have probably heard it described in 2 broad categories, acute and chronic.  What does this mean?  Is it just a difference in how long the pain has been there? Or is something else happening that … Continue reading

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Understanding Pain Video

In keeping with our series on pain, here is a 5 minute video that many people find helpful in learning about pain. This is a good introduction to how pain works and some things we can do to start addressing … Continue reading

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What is Pain?

                         Last week we introduced our new pain program in this post http://wp.me/s3PbeT-pain.  Over the next few weeks we will be focusing on pain in our blog.  What it is, Why we have it, What to do about it when … Continue reading

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Pain

At Ascent PT we will be starting a more formal chronic pain program in the coming weeks.  This is to help clients who have prolonged chronic pain, which continues to be a growing problem in our country.  Pain research has … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What is W.A.D. (Whiplash Associated Disorder)?

W.A.D. is the sequela that can occur after a non-fatal motor vehicle accident. It may include headache, neck/back pain, joint stiffness, paresthesias in the arms or legs, and/or cognitive impairment.  This can last for weeks, days, months, and in some … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Physical Therapy Treatments

As a physical therapist people are rightfully asking us questions about what is the best treatment for their issue.  Even after evaluating and explaining what our course of action will be, people will frequently say “my friend had this problem … Continue reading

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6 Reasons To See a PT.

When we get injured or have pain it can be hard to determine if we need to seek help, or if just a little rest and ice is enough to get us back to our activities.  Sometimes things are obviously … Continue reading

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