1. 10 Reasons You Need Physical Therapy – Part 2

    In our last blog post, we began talking about the benefits of physical therapy and how it can not only help those with injuries, but can also help prevent them as well. Despite some misconceptions, physical therapy can significantly reduce pain, decrease healing time of injuries, and shorten recovery time. Physical therapy can also avoid surgery altogether or if done before a surgery, shorten the …Read More

  2. 10 Reasons You Need Physical Therapy – Part 1

    Physical therapy can feel like a saving grace as well as a nightmare depending on your injury, the stage of recovery, and the therapy itself. Especially when you are in pain, it’s easy to wonder what the point of physical therapy actually is. If you have recently suffered an injury or still feel the effects of one from the past, here are some reasons for investing in physical therapy in Topeka. …Read More

  3. Benefits of Spinal Decompression

    Whether it be from prolonged movement done at work, a sports injury, or the result of a car accident, many suffer from back pain. Back pain - as those of you who have it know - affects every part of daily life and can be incredibly frustrating, uncomfortable, and in some cases, excruciatingly painful. There are many types of treatment that can help alleviate back pain and promote healing. One such…Read More

  4. 10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Chiropractic Care

    Pain is the last symptom of dysfunction. A patient’s back is often restricted or unstable for months or years before it presents as a problem and they show up in a chiropractor’s office. In addition, the absence of pain is not health. While medication may be needed, if you take a pill and the pain goes away, the dysfunction that caused it still persists. Muscle, ligament and joint injuries oft…Read More

  5. How Often Should I See a Chiropractor to Get Results

    Every single new patient typically asks, ” how often should I see a chiropractor? ”  The answer is should be, “it depends on your goals”.  Goals For Our Patients Did you wake up this morning, bend over to feed the dog only to have your back go out on you and now you can’t walk up stairs?  Is your concern only how do we fix today’s pain?  Of course, you want to feel better fast.  …Read More

  6. Why Aspire Rehab?

    In a world with so many treatment options, one can feel overwhelmed by the choices and wonder who to trust with their care. It can be an especially stressful decision when you are suffering from an injury and want to find someone to give you relief as soon as possible, who you feel gives the long-term treatment that you need and who will be covered by your insurance. Our chiropractors, physical th…Read More

  7. Avoiding Back Pain When Shoveling Snow

    By Dr. Dan Dangpricha I thought an article on avoiding back pain from shoveling snow would be appropriate this December. The following are tips that can help you prevent injury and help you get through the dreadful snow shoveling season. #1) Machine beats man every time when it comes to avoiding back pain from shoveling snow. Unless you are a fitness fanatic don’t even attempt to lift a thousand…Read More

  8. Bone on Bone

    Bone on Bone Hey All, to follow up on my first post "More Movement, More Life" I decided to make my second post about something I often hear from people who come into the clinic. I am sure as I write more posts I will speak of other phrases often used to describe one’s health which flat out annoy me. Misconceptions about one's health are everywhere, the internet is filled with them! Is it the pe…Read More

  9. More Movement, More Life

    Hey All, My name is Thomas Hunt and I am the physical therapist here at Aspire Rehab Center, Inc. I will be writing a blog post once a month to address different orthopedic conditions which affect the people of Topeka and surrounding area. This week I want to focus on a very simple subject: movement. I will be honest, I am hiding the word "exercise" behind the word movement. Exercise is a word eve…Read More