How to Deal with Jaw pain?

OCTOBER!!! National Physical Therapy month here in the US. The goal of celebrating this month is to create awareness and highlight the transformative role physical therapy can play in improving one’s quality of life. So I thought of writing about something that not many people are aware of. As always, my patients have the answers. I recently had few patients with jaw pain who had no idea why they were referred to physical therapy. Very few people are aware of role of Physical Therapy in managing jaw pain. Also, good time to know which candy to avoid this Halloween if you have any jaw pain.

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6 Tips to Avoid Babywearing Injuries.

Parenthood is the one of the most emotional, thrilling, fulfilling ride of your life. Parenthood can also become a PAIN in your neck, back, shoulders, arms. Some of you know exactly what I mean!

With Newborns, after the first 2 nights All Hell Breaks Loose! Newborns demand to be held for hours throughout the day, especially those evening cranky hours. It took us just a few days and a lot of aches and sore muscles to hop on the bandwagon of Babywearing.

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The Dilemma of Ice vs. Heat & DIY Hot and Cold Packs

You are at the grocery store check out counter and have few more items left to bag. You decide not to get an extra bag, and put those items in already stuffed reusable bags in your cart. You reach your car and lift those heavy bags to transfer into your car….and OUCHHH!!! You feel a sharp pain in the shoulder!! What to do you next? Well after you drive back home with that painful shoulder?

You have a deadline at work. Who doesn’t love a deadline? You are working hard gathering resources, making presentations, working late at nights after kids are in bed. And you keep rubbing your neck and shoulders. You can’t seem to get rid of that tightness and soreness in your neck and shoulders. What do you next?

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