NFL Scouting Combine: Testing the Best Athletes in the NFL
The NFL Scouting Combine is an annual event where the best college football players in the country come together to showcase their skills and abilities in front of scouts and coaches from all 32 NFL teams. As a physical therapist, I was invited as one of a select few to participate in the combine and […]
How To Sleep Comfortably Without Neck Pain
We all love our sleep. However, your body might be keeping you from getting the recommended amount of sleep because of different aches and pains. So it could be this constant battle of finding a comfortable position, not aggravating a certain pain point, and tossing and turning so much that you just can’t get the […]
Neck Pain: Sore Vs. Serious
Neck pain is quite common and many people will experience this type of pain at some point in their lives. Whether it be caused by sitting over a computer at work all day, sleeping the wrong way or without proper support, or just the day-to-day strain of your activities, neck pain is likely to occur […]
5 Exercises To Help A Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is one of the most painful and inconvenient conditions a person may have. A frozen shoulder occurs when the capsule around the shoulder joint swells and tightens, preventing mobility. It is unknown why this occurs in certain persons. However, it is more likely to occur after holding a […]
Exercising When You Have Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can be life-altering in so many ways. It can be hard to get up in the morning, can be difficult to tie a shoe, and it will most certainly impact your daily routines and activities because the pain is constant and sometimes intolerable. The pain can have you feeling that you are not […]
Common Causes for Ankle Pain and How to Treat It
Have a bad ankle that is nagging when you walk? Is it causing you pain and you don’t understand how to treat it? The common causes for ankle pain and how to treat it all depend on what the ankle is doing and how it responds to an injury suffered. We can help. There are […]
Elderly Fall Prevention To Reduce Your Fall Risk
Have you been struggling to get out of your chair, needing to grab onto furniture when walking around your home and terrified of falling when climbing up and down the stairs? At our Wichita Physical Therapy clinic, we see lots of elderly patients worried about their balance, and looking to reduce their fall risk. Thankfully, […]
Places to Play Pickleball in Wichita, KS and How to Get Started Playing Pickleball for the First Time!
Places to Play Pickleball in Wichita, KS Looking for places to play pickleball in Wichita? Not sure how to get started playing pickleball for the first time? Wondering what equipment you need to play pickleball, or what are the best shoes and equipment to use for pickleball? You’ve come to the right place! We not […]
Piriformis Syndrome: A Pain in the Butt
What causes Piriformis Pain and Sciatica Piriformis pain can cause a literal “pain in the rear”, but the good news is that it is quite treatable, but only when diagnosed correctly! In fact, Piriformis pain can often be mistaken for other problems coming from the hip or back. We wanted to go over something that […]
Choosing the Right Shoes for Pickleball to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis and Play at Your Best
Choosing the Right Shoes for Pickleball to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis and Play at Your Best We get asked a lot, “What shoes should I wear when playing pickleball?” Great question! We see a lot of pickleball players here in Wichita, and we even see pickleball players who travel to see us from other states. […]
Do you have a “COVID Injury???”
What’s a “COVID Injury” you ask??? We have been seeing plenty of them at our Wichita, KS office the past several months! A COVID Injury is a term we have coined when we see someone with a pain or injury as a secondary result of the COVID scare. A few examples: The office employee, now […]
The Truth about Glucosamine
Glucosamine can help knee and joint pain What is Glucosamine Used For? Can Glucosamine Help My Arthritis? Its a common question: What about glucosamine and will it help me? Will glucosamine help my arthritis? What about glucosamine chondroitin or other forms of glucosamine? Today we will teach you the truth about glucosamine! What is glucosamine […]
Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis Treatment in Wichita, KS
Heel pain and Plantar Fasciitis can be one of the most frustrating problems a person can experience! Plantar fasciitis can limit pleasurable activities such as walking, running, standing while baking in the kitchen, and generally enjoying life. The most common complaints with plantar fasciitis include heel pain (sometimes worse in the morning), foot pain, arch […]
Bodyworx Can Help You Achieve Your Resolution Goals
As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often or getting into "better shape" are all common goals that require increasing your amount of physical activity. This activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. […]
Need a Body Tuneup?
Now that spring has arrived, temperatures are starting to rise in many parts of the country. And that means the transition from heating our homes to cooling our homes is right around the corner. No matter what method you use to cool your home during the warm spring and summer months (central air conditioning, window […]
Hit by a car at 60 MPH and recovered to carry the Olympic torch!
Adversity. We all have it. It takes different forms, but we all go through it in some way or another. Stress, personal relationships, illness, painful conditions, work life, financial strain, death of a loved one. You name it, and we all go through it at some point. So how do we get through it? Can […]
Are You a New Year’s Resolution Newbie, Master or Flunkee?
Turning the page on the new year is a chance to wipe the slate clean—and to be better versions of ourselves. And when it comes to what we want to improve, goals that fall in the health and wellness arena top all other New Year’s resolutions. In fact, three of the top four resolutions in […]
Dry Needling in Wichita KS
Looking for Dry Needling in Wichita, KS? Looking for information on Dry Needling in Wichita, KS? You have come to the right place. Our rockstar physical therapists at Bodyworx have specialized in dry needling for several years. Dry needling can be part of a comprehensive treatment program to solve both acute and chronic pain. What […]
Help me! I have a tiny Leprechaun stabbing me in my back!
Has anybody out there ever had spasm and back pain and wrenched their back like I did last week digging out clay dirt in my back yard? I’m feeling a lot better after doing my therapy, and I have a whole new appreciation for good body mechanics. I just had a patient named Isaac from […]
Frozen Shoulder: What is it? Can it be Fixed???
Frozen Shoulder Treatment in Wichita KS Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is one of the most painful and frustrating problems a person can have. What is frozen shoulder and why does it hurt so bad? What is the best frozen shoulder treatment in Wichita? Can frozen shoulder be fixed with physical therapy? We […]
3 Ways To Safely Exercise For Lower Back Pain Sufferers
We all know that staying active is key to living a healthy life, but when you have lower back pain it can be very confusing when you think about exercise. What are safe exercises for lower back pain sufferers? Should you even do exercise if you have lower back pain? In this blog, we share […]
Flip Flops – Should I wear them? Can I wear them?
It's summertime and the big topic that always comes up around here is... SHOULD I wear flip flops or CAN I wear flip flops? Our first question that we typically ask our patients, is number one, are your shoes TOOLS or JEWELS? And we'd really like them to be tools instead of jewels. Now, we're not […]
Let us “Screen” Your Movements This Spring
Let’s talk about the last time you—or someone close to you—interviewed for a new job. Chances are that the first step was a phone screen with your potential employer, and when you passed that portion of the process with flying colors, you were then invited for an in-person interview. At that stage, the employer probably […]
Rotator Cuff (or Cup!) Injuries in Wichita, KS
shoulder Rotator cuff injuries can often be treated WITHOUT surgery Rotator Cuff (or Cup!) Injuries in Wichita, KS Today we’re talking about rotator cuff injuries, or as some people like to call it, the rotator cup. But here's the deal: there's no cup. The rotator cuff is actually four muscles that support our shoulder. Frequently, […]
One hip flexibility test every runner should do
Low back pain and sacroiliac pain explained
Let’s talk about the different causes of low back pain and sacroiliac pain. Whether your lifestyle is sedentary or active, low back pain can be experienced by anyone and this proves true with clients we see in our clinic. Remember the time when you could get up out of a chair and not hurt? Can […]
Arthritis and Cold Laser
Cold Laser Therapy for Arthritis Pain (Also works for tendonitis and joint pain!) Low Level Laser is a Proven Treatment for Pain Cold Laser Therapy for Arthritis Pain The amazing power of light! We see a lot of patients with arthritic issues, and I want to tell you what we’re doing about this. One of […]
- How To Sleep Comfortably Without Neck PainFebruary 14, 2023
- Neck Pain: Sore Vs. SeriousFebruary 2, 2023
- 5 Exercises To Help A Frozen ShoulderJanuary 27, 2023
- Exercising When You Have Chronic PainJanuary 9, 2023