Man with sore red highlighted tennis elbow


Tennis elbow doesn’t only happen to the seasonal tennis players! It can affect anyone who strenuously continues to use the forearm muscles. The actual term “tennis elbow” refers to lateral epicondylitis; pain and inflammation occurring at the outside of the elbow. This can be caused by many different reasons including…

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Woman playing golf


As the greens are starting to open back up, it’s important to open that lower back too! Everyone focuses on the hips and shoulders, and yes, those joints play a large role in your golf swing. However, having appropriate lumbar mobility can actually take the stress off of your shoulders…

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Bent knee

Nagging Knee Pain

Do you experience pain in the topmost section of your knee or front of the knee cap with movements such as squatting, walking up or down stairs, running or jumping? You may be experiencing something known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, or PFPS. The name patellofemoral pain syndrome comes from the…

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Woman with migraine


Did you know that physical therapy can reduce symptoms from a migraine? Many people suffer from debilitating migraines, causing them to have to skip work or school, not exercise for days and possibly put their life on pause due to severe symptoms migraines may cause. There is continued research as…

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What really hurts?

Pain is frustrating. Whether you’re an athlete or just trying to get through your day, chronic pain can be nagging, depressing, and debilitating. But what if I told you your pain might not be 100% biological? What if there was something you could do unrelated to traditional physical rehab that…

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Pain is weird and complicated.

As you may have figured out by now, we do things a little bit differently at Pure Physio. For example, we love the topic of pain and see it as more of a complex puzzle than most in our industry give it credit for. We love studying it, treating it,…

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There’s no such thing as “non-specific back pain.”

I once had a mentor ask me, “What percentage of the population has experienced back pain?” I foolishly guessed somewhere around 70%, when the correct answer was unequivocally 100%.Back pain is something we’ve all experienced at some point in our lives and sadly, it’s often dealt with incorrectly.The onset of back pain is followed…

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