Helping a Patient Get Back to What She Loved: Backpacking

May 4th, 2016

After making significant improvements following chronic lower extremity injury, our patient wanted to practice something that she loved: backpacking. With trips lasting anywhere 5-7 days, one has to carry a

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Debunking 5 Myths on Disc Herniation

April 27th, 2016

Physical therapy at Body Gears corrects mechanical, neuromuscular, and motor control deficits that are perpetuating disc irritation. With proper management through conservative care, spinal discs can heal just like any

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#TestimonyTuesday 4/19

April 19th, 2016

‪#‎TestimonyTuesday‬ “I have had physical therapy several times before in different places but have never had such thorough, careful, attention and therapy as I had at Body Gears. My therapist

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The Importance of Maintaining Flexibility While Staying Active – Recommendations for Older Adults to Improve Fitness

January 13th, 2016

It’s vital for older adults to maintain an active lifestyle with plenty of exercise to promote optimal health and wellbeing. It’s also important to sustain flexibility while staying active to

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Straighten up! And Improve your Posture

November 2nd, 2015

If you’re like the majority of professionals, you’re spending long hours seated at your desk during the workday. And chances are, you’re slouching. It’s time to straighten up! Poor posture

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Injury-Free Approach to Raking Leaves

October 29th, 2015

Whether you are the kind of person who waits until all the leaves have fallen before picking up a rake – or you love the challenge of maintaining a leaf-free

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SI Joint

October 9th, 2015

Many patients at Body Gears seek physical therapy because of low back and/or sacroiliac joint (SI joint) pain. The finely tuned motion motion at the SI joint plays a crucial

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Mindfulness and Pain Reduction

October 7th, 2015

Your body – it’s strong, resilient, and capable of incredible things! However, it can feel like you are battling your body when it is not functioning the way you think

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