Hidden Reasons You Aren’t Healing

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT It’s easy to get frustrated when recovering from an injury takes longer than expected. While sometimes it will just take more time, there can be other reasons you aren’t getting better that you haven’t even thought about. Strength, flexibility, mobility, core stability, are well known factors that go into recovering from an injury. But sleep, stress, …

FAQ: Heat or Cold?

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One of the most important and enjoyable parts of my job is educating someone on their injury and recovery. This FAQ series will answer some of the most common questions I get asked. Do you have a question you want answered? Drop a comment below or email me at jesse@districtperformancephysio.com.   Question:  Should you use heat or cold when treating …

Why Does My Joint Pop?

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS   What’s that popping in my knee (or shoulder, or hip, or….)? Joint popping and cracking while you’re doing an exercise can sound scary. “Is it OK that my joint pops?” is one of the most common questions I get asked. It’s almost always nothing, but there are a few times where it might be …

Busting Health Myths: Knees Over Toes

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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS One of the most common pieces of advice in the gym is: don’t let your knee move past your toes in a lunge, squat, other leg exercises.  This is often said with the best of intentions, and meant to try and “save” your knees. Unfortunately, what ends up happening is, people become terrified of their …

Are You Sure You Have Hamstring Tightness?

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Are You Sure You Have Hamstring Tightness? Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS   Do you have trouble touching your toes?  Do your hamstrings always feel tight? If so, you’ve probably been told that you need to stretch your hamstrings. But just because you have tightness in the back of your legs or you can’t touch your toes doesn’t mean your …