Neurosport Physical Therapy Blog

Relieve Your TMD/TMJ with Physical Therapy and Everyday Exercises

Does your jaw pop or click when chewing gum? Do you have trouble opening your mouth big enough to bite into that double cheeseburger? Do you have pain in your jaw, ear, or face? Who do you visit to get relief? Your primary care physician? Your dentist? You may be surprised that your physical therapist may be able to help. 

Knee Pain: Don't Let It Stop You From Running

It’s the time of year to enjoy being outside, and for many of us that mean going for a nice run.  I love to be jogging through the park or enjoying being active on the Atlanta BeltLine…but not if I’m experiencing knee pain!

How Laser Therapy Can Help You During Physical Therapy

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a modality that we, at Neurosport, have and use frequently with our patients. I field many questions from my patients on the topic of laser therapy. That being said, I would like to answer a few of the questions that come up most regarding this physical therapy modality.

Hot vs. Cold Therapy, Which One Should I Use?

“Do I use heat or do I ice it?”

This is a very popular question that often arises with many patients, athletes, and clients.

I Walked Yesterday, Why Can’t I Walk Today?

Picture this: It’s been a long, dreary, cold-ish winter (Hey, it’s Georgia, after all). The weekend has arrived and it is beautiful, warm and sunny. You throw on last year’s comfortable flip flops and head out for a long, relaxing walk. Everything is great until you wake up the next morning… you step out of bed and feel a sharp, stabbing, achy pain running along the front of your shin from below your knee cap down to your ankle, or maybe even your toes!?

How Mobility and Stability Can Improve Your Golf Swing

The game of golf consists of a coordinated effort of both mobility and stability.

4 Easy Ways to Self-Treat Your Toughest Trigger Points

Treating and releasing hyperirritable areas of the myofascia is important to reset muscle fibers into a more efficient state and prevent future injuries. The techniques highlighted below will help you mobilize muscular soft tissue and relieve trigger points found all throughout the body, even in areas you did not know existed!

What is Active Release Technique (ART)?

Active Release Technique, often referred to as ART,  is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

Tactical Strength and Conditioning for Fire, Police & Military: How You Can Reach Higher in Your Career

Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitators® (TSAC-F®) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and other emergency personnel to improve performance, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk.

What is Thai Poultice Massage?

Poultice: [origin, Thai] a soft, moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth.