Author: Michael Golden

The Role of Sleep in Rehab

The Role of Sleep in Rehab

Sleep may not be the first topic you think about when recovering from an injury. Truthfully, I didn’t start to truly appreciate the role of sleep has in the recovery process until after I had my twin’s. I began to notice that the less sleep I got, the more my body...
High Heels: But They Look Good Though!

High Heels: But They Look Good Though!

This article has been inspired by a heated debate I had in the clinic this week. One of my patients, let’s call her “Shelly,” is hell bent on wearing high heels on a daily basis for work. When I recommended she trade her heels for a supportive sneaker, her initial...
Common Sources of Hip Pain

Common Sources of Hip Pain

“My hip hurts, what is wrong with it?” This question may seem simple, however to a physical therapist, this is a loaded question with a variety of potential responses. In order to find the right answer, physical therapists have many follow up questions to help...
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

We have previously discussed three common sources of knee pain including; knee arthritis, meniscus tears, and patellofemoral pain syndrome in this article. Due to the overwhelmingly large amount of people affected by knee pain, we will be dissecting those common...