Charlotte is a great place to live, with numerous amazing attractions that people from all over the region come to see. Unfortunately, many people right here in the Charlotte area are unable to fully enjoy these attractions due to suffering from knee pain. Not only are they not enjoying life to its fullest, playing with… Continue reading 7 Great Things To Do In Charlotte If You Didn’t Have Knee Pain
If you’re suffering with ANY kind of knee stiffness, pain, aching or swelling, you won’t need me to tell you that it’s “life limiting”. And if you didn’t have knee pain, here are some of the things you would likely be able to ENJOY doing again, immediately… 1.) Waking up in the morning and effortlessly… Continue reading All About Your Knees
Let’s talk about the one thing most of us don’t think about often when it comes to keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain free: Our KNEES. In my opinion, knees tend to be overlooked and something we don’t pay much attention to in our lives (even I’ve been guilty of this!) But if you… Continue reading Volk Physical Therapy in Concord: Be Kind To Your Knees To Keep Active…
It can be frustrating when you read information on the internet that is supposed to ease knee pain, however when you follow them, the results are often disappointing. A client of mine had the same experience and this is what she asked me: “Dean, I’m really starting to get frustrated with some knee pain I… Continue reading 3 Things People Think Ease Knee Aches And Pain, But Actually Do The Opposite!
Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees? If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s happening to you – you are not alone. Many people just like you are becoming… Continue reading Why Aches And Pains Feel Worse In Winter
If you’re anything like me, last month, you made some sort of new year’s resolution to lose a little weight and get into better shape. But keeping that going longer than a few months, weeks or even days can get challenging. You just need that extra bit of drive or a spark that ignites you… Continue reading Tips To Keep Your Knees Healthy All Year
Quick question: Are there ever any annoying ‘small pains’ in your knees when you’re running or walking?…If not, that’s great! But even so, experiencing even a slight soreness in your knees is something to keep aware of when exercising regularly, and I’ll tell you why… Many clients come to me with their knees bothering them,… Continue reading Exercise: How You Can Stay Active Even In Your 50s And 60s
I bet you’re sitting down while reading this… Whether you’re sitting in a coffee shop, you’re at work at your desk, lounging on your sofa after a long day, or sitting up in bed, you’re probably sitting comfortably while reading this. And I don’t blame you – sitting has become so normal in our daily… Continue reading Sitting… Is It Really That BAD?
I get this type of complaint in my clinics often— “Hey Dean, I really haven’t done anything, but when I climb steps, move from standing to sitting or vice versa, but worst of all, when I try to squat down for anything, I get severe pain in my knee and I don’t know why!” Typically,… Continue reading Having Knee Pain With Squatting?
I get questions like these often from people…. “Hey Dean, I’ve been having with a pain in my right knee now for a few weeks. What I can’t put my finger on is what I did to make it start in the first place.” They typically go on to explain something along these lines– it’s… Continue reading Why Knee Pain Gets Worse When You Exercise And How To Ease It…