Straight To The Point Blog

November 15th, 2019

Driving Ergonomics and Posture

Time to feast on some good driving posture habits. Did you know that even sitting in a car for hours can cause aches and pains in your body? Over the river and through the woods—and often, far, far away—we go for many holidays in which driving is often the simplest way to get there. The good Read More…

November 11th, 2019

Osteoarthritis of the knee: What it is and what to do about it

by Chris Ricardo, DPThttps://www.pointperformance.com/about-us/point-performance-team/#Ricardo Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a chronic pain condition and a progressive disease that is caused by inflammation and degeneration of the knee joint that worsens over time. If you find that your knees are regularly painful or swollen, are stiff first thing in the morning, or are making crackling Read More…

November 4th, 2019

The Truth About Chondroitin and Glucosamine: Video

If you have knee pain and arthritis, you have probably heard of chondroitin and glucosamine. These vitamin supplements are hailed as the miracle cure for knee pain and arthritis. But do they work? In this video, Dr. José Surós dives into the truth behind these supplements. The short answer is that the National Institute of Read More…

October 15th, 2019

Side Plank for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: Video

Did you know around age 30, your bones stop growing? And for most women during menopause and men between ages 65 and 70, we actually start to lose bone mass. This leads to conditions like osteopenia, which is weak bones, and osteoporosis, where bones are brittle and break easily. In order to prevent that, Point Read More…

October 3rd, 2019

Massage Therapy: Video

Do you have tight muscles that ache and limit your range of motion? If so, massage therapy might be for you. In this video, Point Performance’s Cherron Lampkins explains how massage can be an additional tool in your physical therapy treatment plan. She uses her experience in sports therapy and kinesiotherapy to aid the Point Performance Read More…

September 18th, 2019

Improving Sleep Posture

Your sleeping position can wreck havoc on your neck alignment, causing pain and discomfort. In this video, Point Performance’s Lauren Borro, DPT, explains how to correct and improve sleeping posture for supine, side, and stomach sleepers. Through simple tricks and pillow placements, you can reduce pain from poor alignment and get a better night of Read More…