3 Areas Where We See Restricted Movement in Patients

We have reviewed some cardiovascular related health numbers in our last two blogs, but today we will change gears and focus on some musculoskeletal and balance related norms.

There are a multitude of joints in the body and each one has several different motions that it should be able to perform.  I am not going to bore you with explaining the motions of each joint and giving you proper measures for every joint in the body; however, we will focus on a few key areas that tend to be restricted in many people.

Physical TherapyHamstring tightness is one of the most common issues I see in patients.  Your hamstrings run along the back of your thigh spanning from your buttocks to your knee.  When this muscle group is tight, it can cause various issues including hip, knee, and often back pain.