A holistic approach to Back Pain

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Back Pain, restricted range of motion, and laxity in joint movement are all very common occurrences during our lives.  That knowledge doesn’t make your back or other joints feel any better, but the good news is that there are some simple things you can do to alleviate that pain.  At AIM … Continued

How do I deal with stiff joints in the winter time?

  Ever wonder why some people’s joint pains and aches get worse in the cold weather? Well you’re not alone.  Lots of people wonder about those nagging pains, and of course, about the scientific reasons behind Granny’s “trick knee” that seems to be able to predict rainstorms.  They also wonder how to fix them, or … Continued

This is Spinal…Manipulation!

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   According to a research study founded by NIH and conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, spinal manipulation is more effective at relieving acute neck pain in the long term than medication! Neck pain is very common.  Nearly 3 out of every 4 people experience neck pain at some … Continued

From the Vault: What is Kinesio Tape?

Kinesio tape is an elastic tape that allows support and stability to be provided to your joints and muscles without restricting circulation and range of motion. This amazing tape is used by athletes world-wide to enhance performance and prevent injury. Kinesio tape can be helpful in treating a number of conditions, including: Low Back Pain … Continued

Treating Frozen Shoulder–Physiotherapy and Trigger Point Injections

by Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Though exercise and stretching continues to be the primary rehab treatment employed for adhesive capsulitis, or commonly known as the “frozen shoulder”, best results are only achieved if the involved muscles have been checked and treated for trigger points.  Muscles that have trigger points are not able to relax properly and … Continued

Orthotics offer relief from painful foot problems!

Orthotics offer relief from painful foot problems, especially for people who spend a lot of time walking or standing — at work, or in everyday activities.  Regular use of orthotics will help alleviate knee, hip, back and even neck pain by maintaining normal positioning of the bones in the toes, feet, ankles, and knees.  This helps … Continued