Sports Orthopedic. Is Back Pain Slowing You Down?

WHAT OUR PAT I ENTS ARE SAY I NG :

“Your kindness and compassion kept me coming back. I have never observed a facility which provides such quality care. As one came through the doors, and as they exited, you were made to feel special.” -M & R King

When we remodeled our facility, we endeavored to develop a clinic which is open and inviting. The color scheme and art work were included to encourage a safe-healing environment. Besides being beautiful it is extremely functional with 3200 square feet of clinical treatment area.

STAF F SPOT L I GHT ROBERT C. GROSSMAN, PT, O CS

HAS YOUR PA I N COME BACK?

Bob just completed his 37th year in orthopedic clinical practice. Since 1997 he has been Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (only 6% of PTs have this designation). He has also been teaching Physical Therapy interns for the last 36 years when they affiliate at Sports and Orthopaedic Therapy Services. He continues to teach postgraduate physical therapists in multiple areas of assessment and treatment, as well as “Closed Chain Manipulation”, techniques that he has developed over the last 20 years. Because of his vast clinical experience he is uniquely qualified to evaluate

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Feel free to call us and ask to speak to your therapist.

Your therapist can discuss with you why your pain is bothering you again and what you might do about it at home. If further assessment is warranted, your therapist might recommend you come in for an appointment. WE ’ RE HERE TO HE LP YOU WI TH : • Low Back & Neck Pain • Hip, Knee, & Leg Pain • Hand, Arm, & Shoulder Pain

and treat all types of spinal conditions, including sciatica and other entrapment neuropathies, spondylolisthesis (with or without instability), spinal stenosis, disc conditions, sacroiliac dysfunctions, postural spine problems, and many others. If you are having pain and disability associated with a back condition, he is here to help.

EXERC I SE ESSENT I AL S Many patients benefit from this exercise, and we hope it helps you, too! However, if it is not met with a good outcome rapidly, please do not continue to perform the exercise. Togetan individualizedexerciseprogram foryourspecificproblem, it isbest toseeaSP.OR.T.S.physical therapist to perform an evaluation at which time a more focused approach will really make a difference.

Swan Dive Lay on your stomach with your arms overhead and your legs slightly spread out. Press your chest upwards, keeping the muscles in your trunk and legs relaxed. Repeat 6-10 times.

• Post-surgical Rehab • Balance Problems • Vestibular & Neurological Disorders • Headaches

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