Don’t confuse soreness with pain

Don’t confuse soreness with pain

There’s soreness, and then there’s pain. It’s important to not confuse the two, say physical therapists. To active people in general and athletes at all levels, the inability to recognize the differences between muscle soreness and pain can mean pushing your body –...
A funny thing happened on the way to the Olympics…

A funny thing happened on the way to the Olympics…

The path of progress can take a hard-left turn when you least expect it. At the turn of the century, I was working as a physical therapist in a small clinic in Seattle. I had already had one therapy job that ended in the disillusionment that comes from realizing that...
“Do you take my insurance….?”

“Do you take my insurance….?”

What I would love to say is “YES, we happily take all insurances!” But that’s not true. In fact, until 2018 we didn’t take any insurances, but now we are in network with a few. Here at the start of 2018, the health insurance industry is more volatile than ever, and is...