Knee

Stairs and Knee Pain

Stairs and Knee Pain

Climbing stairs everyday is an unavoidable situation. It could be a set of steps at home or navigating a curb in the parking lot. Even though it may seem like a simple task, it can be challenging. One common thing I hear a lot in the clinic is “going up the stairs is...
Knee Pain: Navigating Stairs

Knee Pain: Navigating Stairs

One of the most common conditions we see in the clinic as physical therapists is knee discomfort, and with knee discomfort, it becomes difficult to go up and downstairs. Sound familiar? While going up and downstairs, we actually increase the amount of pressure we put...
Is Your Bike Right for You?

Is Your Bike Right for You?

My dad told me that “the right tool for the job” would save me time and hassle. The same applies when it comes to your bicycle! The wrong seat height can cause knee pain and the wrong handlebar stem height can cause neck and shoulder pain or numbness. If you’ve...
Should You Try Biking?

Should You Try Biking?

Two-wheeled riding weather is about three months in Buffalo. Four to five if you’re brave or don’t mind the cold and rain. A patient of mine put it best: “My bike comes out when I see sun and 65+ degrees.” But is the bike a good thing for YOU? I’d like to teach you:...