Defrosting a frozen shoulder by Jackie Manning, ARNP

If someone gives you the cold shoulder, don’t take it personally. They might be dealing with PAC, which can make folks a little grouchy…understandably. This pesky, aching inflammation issue known as primary/idiopathic adhesive capsulitis (PAC), affects an estimated 5% of the population. More common in women than men, those who have PAC may feel an intense pain in the shoulder,

Activity and coping with chronic pain by Jackie Manning, ARNP

Often when providers ask their patients if they engage in regular activity, they respond affirmatively.  When asked to describe their exercise routine some patients begin to report various activities that they pursue through the course of their day.  While other times, they respond that they get a lot of exercise as a result of their employment which involves being on their feet all day,

An Ode to Mothers

An Ode to Mothers by Strive!  Doctor of Physical Therapy, Andrew Gibson DPT

Mothers are awesome, aren’t they? Mine definitely is. My wife is also a great mother of a beautiful daughter and we are expecting our second child this summer. My mother-in-law is a great mother. My sister and sisters-in-law are great mothers.

Stress, Pain and Telemedicine

Stress, Pain and COVID-19

There is no denying that everyone has been experiencing some very unsettling times related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  These unsettling times have created fear and uncertainty that oftentimes seems to be controlling our life.  This can be especially true for those who are already suffering from chronic pain,

Osteoarthritis Pain: What You “Kneed” to Know

Yes, osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee stiffness and pain, especially in people over 50.

No, arthritic knees don’t have to keep you from doing the things you enjoy!

Knee pain often creates a vicious cycle: It hurts, so you don’t want to move. › You avoid exercise.

The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

It’s a solution so obvious, it’s hidden right under your nose, as some mindfulness enthusiasts may say! 1. Breathe. 2. Exhale. 3. Repeat. These are the steps to the breathing process that “has been shown to reduce stress, increase alertness and boost your immune system.” But is this just overly simplistic, woo woo pop psychology?

Osteoarthritic Knee Pain?

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Meet Troy Hancock

Meet Strive! Physical Therapist Assistant Troy Hancock. What he really loves about his job is helping people. Watch the video to learn more about Troy and Strive!



Strive! Testimonials

Strive! patients all have unique situations but the one thing they have in common is the level of care they received at Strive! Watch the video to learn more!