Dry Needling as a part of the Georgia Physical Therapy Practice Act under bill HR 145

Thank you to Georgia Representatives Sharon Cooper and Edward Lindsey, the use of dry needling in clinical practice has been adopted into the Georgia Physical Therapy Practice act under bill HR 145. Dry needling is a technique to improve myofascial pain and dysfunction, which includes treatment of trigger points. With proper clinical reasoning and treatment methodology, trigger point dry needling can help significantly with improvements in pain, dysfunction, range of motion, and movement patterns. For more information please view our website: www.motionstability.com For more information on the bill follow this link. _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the…

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The Disconnect between Post-partum Women and Low Back Pain

Recently we have seen a growing number of women presenting to our clinic with low back pain and who incidentally have had a baby within the last couple of years. Unfortunately many of these women have been told 1 of 2 things by their medical practitioners: it is an unfortunate side-effect of being post-partum and that it should go away in due time or go try some physical therapy and see if it helps. The problem is that the women is caught between her ObGyn saying it is a post-partum issue and her orthopedist diagnosing her with non-specific back pain, but not attributing it to the fact that she has just had a baby. Oftentimes, the problem goes undiagnosed and…

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Chronic Pain Can Be a Pain

Most all people have experienced some form of pain in their lifetime.  Feelings of pain can present from skinning your knee on your first fall off of a bicycle to the tiniest of papercuts or rehabilitating a surgical procedure. Each person can feel and interpret pain in many different ways in the many different circumstances it may present. Generally, pain is thought of as a symptom or result of an incident, such as those mentioned above, or a disease, like the aches commonly felt with the flu. In these cases, most healthcare practitioners focus on treating the cause of the pain, knowing that eventually the pain should subside as your body heals. However, in cases in which pain persists outside of its expected time frame of…

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Harris English wins the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational!

We would like to congratulate Harris English for winning the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational. Still classified as an amateur golfer, Harris was able to take on some of the countries best golfers and win! Harris congratulations on finishing the University of Georgia’s program, we wish you all the best in your future and bright career! _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that the information and content, in the absence of a visit with…

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Brian is on Sharecare

Check out the new Sharecare website! It is co-founded by Doctor Oz and Jeff Arnold (creator of WebMD). It is a social interactive / multi-disciplinary health care information website. Basically, you can use the site to get information about various health topics and learn from different disciplines in health/medicine. Brian was able to be the first Physical Therapist on the site. Take a look! Register and you can ask Brian questions through Sharecare. http://www.sharecare.com/user/brian-yee-pt _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice…

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Heath Slocum wins again!

Congratulations Heath for winning the McGladrey Classic in Sea Island this year! If you know Heath, he is humble in spirit, and simply plays out of passion of playing. We have had the opportunity to get to know Heath over the past couple years, its been an honor to work with him! Take a look at his press interview after his win! http://www.pgatour.com/2010/tournaments/r493/10/10/slocum-transcript/index.html _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that the information and…

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Congratulations to Matt Kuchar for a great 2010!

Motion Stability, LLC Congratulations Matt Kuchar for a stellar year on the PGA Tour! We have had the opportunity to work with Matt over the past few years. It has been an honor to see him do so well! Take a look at this link from the PGA Tour website. http://www.pgatour.com/2010/r/11/14/kuchar-awards/index.html _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that the information and content, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional,…

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Welcome to the new Motion Stability website!

We would like to welcome you to our new Motion Stability website! We re-designed in with the patient directly in mind – to provide useful information not only things like directions, health insurance, or frequently asked questions, but also clinical information that will hopefully be useful in the pain or injuries you are experiencing. Included on the site is a Media Center with a growing resource of patient information, facebook link, and specialty services in recurrent pain, golf, nerve pain, tennis rehab, and sports injury prevention. Take a look: www.motionstability.com Let us know what you think! Motion Stability team! _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information…

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Kuchar Wins!!!

Congratulations to Matt Kuchar for winning the Turning Stone Resort Championship on the PGA Tour last weekend! Matt and I have had the opportunity to work together. It has been a blessing to see him do so well this year. His perserverance and skill, while still keeping his happy-go-lucky life style is amazing! Congrats Kuch! _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that the information and content, in the absence of a visit with…

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What a run Melanie!

We would like to congratulate Melanie Oudin for a great run at the US Open! Last night she lost to (9) Caroline Woziniacki in her first grand slam Quarterfinal event. We can’t wait to see how the future unfolds for Melanie as we all saw the maturity she has at 17, and the ability to beat the best. Good luck Melanie! _________________________ Medical Disclaimer: Motion Stability has created and compiled the content on its websites for your information and use. This information is not intended to replace or modify the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that the information and content, in…

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