Entries by Daniel Lorenz

Rehab after an Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain Rehab Ankle sprains are very common and occur across all sports and frankly, across all walks of life.  Almost 80% of ankle sprains are of the “inversion” nature.  Inversion is basically the motion when you “roll” your ankle.  We see people that roll their ankle off of a curb or out in the […]

Do You Need Surgery for a Torn ACL?

Torn ACL: I Gotta Get it Fixed, Right? We have an active population here at SSOR and we have a host of patients who tear their knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).  ACL tears are well-documented in sports and most of us probably know someone that tore their ACL, either playing sports or sometimes doing rather […]

How to Squat Properly

Learn How to Squat Correctly If there was one exercise that all people need to perfect is the squat – athletes or not.  We’re not necessarily talking about putting a bar on your back and doing maximal effort squats.  We’re alluding to simply performing sit to stand from a chair, or getting on/off the toilet […]

Stay Fit While Recovering From Injury

How Do You Stay Fit After Injury? We have a results-oriented population here at SSOR.  Our team of physical therapists see people that lead active, healthy lifestyles and have specific goals in mind when they come see us.  Whether they are competitive or recreational athletes or just want to stay in shape, injury and surgery […]

Sitting Posture Tips

Try These Things to Improve Sitting Posture We see lots of patients here complaining of back, neck, and shoulder pain and many times, a contributing factor is sitting posture.  It’s affecting people of all ages nowadays though because we’re just a sitting society now.  Everyone is huddled in front of computers or devices for much […]

Stretching: Before or After Activity?

When Should You Do Stretching Exercises? A majority of our patients here are an active bunch.  They lead active, purposeful lives and do a wide array of physical activities.  They’re always asking us about stretching.   Routintely, we get asked how long to hold stretches, when to do them, and which ones to do.  For […]

How to Treat a Pulled Muscle

DIY for a Pulled Muscle We have an active, results-oriented population here at SSOR.  Our patients are competing in many different activities, whether it’s recreationally, competitively, or just to stay in shape.  Elite athletes pull muscles just like “regular Joe’s” do.  The difference is that many regular Joe’s don’t have their sport as their job! […]

Spencer Ware Injury Rehabilitation

Chiefs RB Spencer Ware Injury – PCL and LCL The Chiefs had a tough start to their season last week when they lost running back Spencer Ware to a significant knee injury.  We always hear about the dreaded ACL injury, but Spencer Ware actually tore his posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and his lateral collateral ligament […]

Treatment Tips for Headaches

Exercises for Headaches We have lots of patients come through here with a long history of headaches and often a long history of failed treatments or treatments with transient effectiveness.  Multiple chiropractic treatments, massages, injections, holistic approaches, dietary changes, and who knows what else to get relief.  SSOR has become a resource for numerous practices […]