work from home, coronavirus, back pain, quarantine

Back Pain Doesn’t Go Away for the Coronavirus!

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing everyone to adapt to new routines — but many of us are still experiencing the same old chronic pain. In fact, your back pain may start acting up again now due to stress, decreased exercise, and more time spent at home on your computer. The important thing is that you […]

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Will strengthening your core get rid of back pain?

One of the number one reasons people come to see us at our practice is because they want to strengthen their core — in hopes that it will put an end to their back pain. Pilates has long been known as the staple in core strengthening. We’ve been incorporating Pilates into our physical therapy practice […]

Is Pilates the missing link in your fitness?

Pilates has been around for about 100 years, and it still amazes me how many people have NOT heard of this incredible exercise method. It was first created by Joseph Pilates and initially gained popularity among the dance community as a way to recover from and prevent injuries. But you don’t have to be a […]

Persistent neck pain and tired of not getting answers?

Have you been dealing with annoying, on and off neck pain for a while now? Have you tried treating shoulder pain with no real results? Are you frustrated with empty answers? Or maybe you know someone else who is dealing with this? Over 30% of people report they have neck pain. Of those, 50% will […]

Neck Pain? Come to our FREE Dinner with the Docs on Feb 20th

Over 30% of people report neck pain and of those, 50% will continue to have problems. Tired of taking medication? Tired of going to multiple doctor’s and massage appointments each week? Are you contemplating an injection or procedure? If so – then this is an event you won’t want to miss. We’re teaming up with […]

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Steroid injections may do more harm than good, research shows

Have you been told you need to get a cortisone injection? Have you already tried them more than once?  Research is now showing that cortisone injections may hurt more than help in the long run!  The results of a recent study from Radiology has raised concerns in the medical community about potentially adverse effects on […]

What is Dry Needling?

At CJ Physical Therapy and Pilates, our goal is to help you live a pain-free life without pain pills or invasive procedures. Trigger Point Dry Needling is one of several strategies we use to treat muscles that are extremely tense and in spasm. The spasm causes the muscle to be in constant tension which reduces […]

How to NOT let Aches and Pains Ruin your New Year’s Goals

It’s that time of year, when we start looking ahead and setting goals for ourselves. It’s especially exciting now because we aren’t only entering a new year – but a new DECADE! Exercising more and losing weight are the top New Year’s resolutions on everyone’s lists year after year. But what if you’re suffering from […]

Setting Goals for the New Year? We can help!

A new decade is on the horizon, and so are new health and wellness goals for many of us! Are you already discussing resolutions or considering ways to make 2020 your best yet? The new year is a great opportunity to form new habits that will help us become our healthiest, happiest selves. Setting detailed […]

Five Ways to Stay Active on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is just a few days away! While rest and relaxation might be top of mind for you, it’s still important to incorporate some movement and activity into your holiday. This is especially important if you’re suffering from something like back or knee pain! I always caution my clients before weekends or big holidays to […]