DID I TEAR MY ACL?

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy September 29, 2014

by Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy Signs and Symptoms of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear The anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is one of the four main ligaments within the knee that connect the femur to the tibia. Your ACL works with the PCL (posterior cruciate ligament), which crosses over it to form an [...]

CUPPING THERAPY FOR BACK SPASMS

George Eskandar September 12, 2014

Cupping Therapy is based on the common practice of Chinese cupping therapy, and the incredible results that this simple treatment produces have truly impressed those who experience it’s subtle power. — Advance Care PT Cupping therapy relies on suction and negative pressure. MovEvolution Physical Therapy uses cupping therapy as an adjunct to manual therapy on its dancers [...]

Cupping Therapy after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

Maisha Walker September 1, 2014

We used cupping therapy at  MovEvolution Physical Therapy on our cyclist’s knee joint to assess any circulatory stagnation and tissue mobility 1 week after his ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery. After our assessment, we progressed the treatment, using more cupping to mobilize specific  “stuck” tissue layers above his incision and increase nourishing blood flow and [...]

Cupping Therapy for Heel Spurs

Richard Symister @ MovEvolution Physical Therapy September 1, 2014

A heel spur — a calcium deposit on the underside of the heel bone, which  can protrude forward by as much as a half-inch into soft tissue — can be an sidelining problem for any athlete who spends any amount of time on his/her feet. MovEvolution Physical Therapy uses cupping therapy to “lift” the overlying [...]