August 2021 COVID Update – COR continues to follow COVID safety protocols
Achilles Tendonitis in Runners

Combating Achilles Tendonitis in Runners

We often see Achilles tendonitis in runners at our clinic. Elite male distance runners have a 52% risk of developing it in their lifetime. If left untreated, Achilles tendonitis can lead to significant pain and limit your ability to run. What is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis (or tendinopathy) is an overuse injury. It results from repetitive micro-tears in the long

Read More »
Bone Stress Injuries in Runners

Management and Prevention of Bone Stress Injuries in Runners

Runners are constantly putting strain on their bodies. When the bones cannot withstand the repetitive loading, runners may develop bone stress injuries. These common injuries occur at a rate of 20% annually, with higher instances in females. Biological and biomechanical factors are at play. When runners are experiencing pain due to an injury, they require a thorough evaluation from a

Read More »
Vulvar Pain

Vulvar Pain: Causes, Factors, and Treatment

Do you experience burning or soreness outside the vagina? You’re not alone. Vulvar pain can happen to women of all ages. It’s most common in young women and again around menopause. The pain can come and go for months at a time. Don’t ignore these symptoms. Seek medical treatment right away. Vulvodynia  Vulvodynia is chronic, unexplained pain around the vaginal

Read More »
Runners Stop Strength Training

When Should Runners Stop Strength Training?

We know that a good training regimen includes strengthening and stretching. But how much is too much? You don’t want to be sore on marathon day. Plus, there’s the risk of injury or pulled muscles with any exercise. So, when should runners stop strength training before their race?  When to Stop Strength Training Before a marathon or triathlon, runners should

Read More »
Genito-Pelvic Penetration/Pain Disorder

How Physical Therapy Treats Genito-Pelvic Penetration/Pain Disorder

Sexual dysfunction influence a woman’s quality of life and relationship with her partner. For example, women with genito-pelvic penetration/pain disorder (GPPPD) have painful involuntary contractions of the pelvic floor muscles during vaginal entry, such as vaginismus and dyspareunia. The causes of GPPPD involve both physiological and psychological factors. These conditions may be present from the first experience with penetration, such

Read More »
Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Treating Anterior Knee Pain in Runners

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, or runners knee, is one of the most common causes of anterior knee pain. It makes daily activities like climbing stairs difficult for patients. While the syndrome is most common in athletes, females, and young adults, it can particularly affect runners.  Non-surgical Treatment Rest, ice, and elevation go a long way for short-term relief. For some patients,

Read More »
Painful Penetration

Painful Penetration: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Some women experience painful penetration. As a result, they may be unable to wear tampons or enjoy sexual relationships. Several interconnecting factors involving muscles, tissues, joints, bones, nerves and skin may be involved. If you are experiencing pelvic pain, pay attention to what your body tells you and seek help. Painful Penetration During Intercourse The medical term for pelvic pain

Read More »