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Physical Therapy blog articles by EW Motion Therapy

Elise Barron

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Run

By: Elise Barron
June 14th, 2024

IT Band Syndrome, also known as Iliotibial Band Syndrome, is a common injury that affects many athletes, especially runners. It is characterized by pain and inflammation on the outer part of the knee and/or hip, which can significantly hinder performance and daily activities. Physical therapy is often an integral part of any treatment plan for IT Band Syndrome - our team at EW Motion Therapy loves helping our clients with IT Band Syndrome to reduce pain and return to the activities they love. You may decide that our physical therapy doesn’t fit your needs, but understanding the causes, risk factors, and treatment options for IT Band Syndrome is crucial for prevention and effective management.

Run

By: Elise Barron
October 13th, 2023

Running is a form of exercise that offers numerous benefits, from improving cardiovascular health to boosting mental well-being. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting your jogging journey, understanding your running cadence is crucial for optimizing your performance and preventing injuries. In this article, we'll delve into the significance of running cadence, why it matters, and how physical therapy can be a game-changer in enhancing your stride.

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Physical Therapy

By: Elise Barron
September 15th, 2023

Imagine a world without skyscrapers, bridges, or well-built homes. Construction workers are the unsung heroes behind these magnificent structures, dedicating their time and effort to create the world we live in. However, the demanding nature of construction work often affects their bodies, leading to various injuries and conditions. Physical therapy can be an excellent tool to help any construction worker get back on the job faster - we treat many construction workers at EW Motion Therapy and even accept worker’s compensation. Even if you decide that our physical therapy doesn’t fit your needs, you can still read on as we explore construction workers’ most common injuries and conditions and learn how physical therapy plays a crucial role in recovery and overall well-being.

Run

By: Elise Barron
June 9th, 2023

Finding an effective and enjoyable exercise routine is essential when shedding extra pounds and toning your muscles. Running, a simple yet powerful form of exercise, can be a great choice to help you achieve your weight loss and toning goals. If you want to start running to help you lose weight, it can often be helpful to get professional advice so you do not hurt yourself. Our physical therapists and personal trainers at EW Motion Therapy do this for our clients daily, encouraging them and tailoring treatment plans to help them reach their goals. Even if you decide that our services don’t fit your needs, you can still read this article as we explore the benefits of running for weight loss and other effective methods to shed pounds and tone your muscles.

Run

By: Elise Barron
May 19th, 2023

Running is an excellent way to stay fit and healthy, but even the most dedicated runners can experience burnout. Burnout occurs when a person loses motivation and feels exhausted by their running routine. Fortunately, there are several ways runners can avoid burnout, maintain their motivation, and prioritize their physical and mental health. We love helping runners do this at EW Motion Therapy, and even if you decide that our services do not fit your needs, you can still read on for our discussion of why burnout is common for runners and what they can do to switch up their routines.