Chandler Physical Therapy Nose Breathing

Why Is Nose Breathing So Important?

Breathing through your nose is more important than you think. No only does this technique facilitate less chest (stress) breathing, it warms the air, filters it, and even can change the jaw and mouth structure! Breathing through your nose can help with neck pain, chronic pain, headaches, jaw pain, and much more. Check out the video above, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out directly! Chandler Physical Therapy is a Read more…

Does Physical Therapy Hurt at First? - Chandler Physical Therapy

Does Physical Therapy Hurt at First?

There is a popular misconception that in order for physical therapy to work, it has to hurt. This is simply not true. While it is not uncommon to feel some muscle soreness the day after a beneficial physical therapy session, the overall goal is to relieve pain and improve function in the long-term. Physical therapy should not be painful, but it can be uncomfortable at times. It’s important to keep in mind that your physical Read more…

Does physical therapy help your back final

Does physical therapy help your back?

Before considering other nonaggressive treatments such as back surgery, Patients suffering from most types of low back pain are often referred for physical therapy for a month as an initial nonsurgical treatment. Physical therapy aims at reducing back pain, increasing fiction, and teaching the patient a maintenance program to prevent future back problems. Common forms of physical therapy. The common forms of physical therapy include active physical therapy and passive physical therapy. Active physical therapy Read more…

What Does Physical Therapy Do - Chandler Physical Therapy

What Does Physical Therapy Do?

Whether you suffer from a chronic condition like arthritis or an injury like an ankle sprain, the resulting pain associated with these issues can be uncomfortable and debilitating. Many people act under the assumption that they can manage their pain alone and rehabilitate themselves, when in reality this is not the case. At Chandler Physical Therapy, our licensed physical therapists are highly skilled and educated in the proper rehabilitation of a wide range of dysfunctions Read more…

The Better You Movement Podcast — Ep. 15: Breathing Better with Dr. Eric Christensen

Listen below! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In this episode, I talk with owner and lead physical therapist at Chandler Physical Therapy, Dr. Eric Christensen. Eric talks about his journey to the PT profession and what led him to pursue small business practice ownership. Eric gives some amazing insights into why his ideal model for clinical practice keeps the patient at the center of care, and how emphasizing this relationship has paid off big time for his business. Read more…

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wikiHow — How to Crack Your Sternum

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to properly stretch your chest and crack your sternum. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Crack-Your-Sternum ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any questions, please feel Read more…

wikiHow — How to Do Medicine Ball Back Exercises

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights various medicine ball exercises that you can immediately implement into your exercise routine Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Do-Medicine-Ball-Back-Exercises ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any Read more…

wikiHow — How to Do Medicine Ball Pushups

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to properly execute a medicine ball pushup to add some variety and intensity to your pushups. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Do-Medicine-Ball-Pushups ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy Read more…

wikiHow — How to Rolf Yourself

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to rolf (self-myofascial release) to relieve muscle pain and improve recovery. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.fitness/Rolf-Yourself ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any questions, Read more…

wikiHow — How to Crack Your Elbow

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to crack your elbow and how to ensure good overall elbow health. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Crack-Your-Elbow ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any Read more…

wikiHow — How to Stretch Your Quads (Quadriceps)

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to stretch your quadriceps muscles to ensure healthy, strong and flexible legs. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Stretch-Your-Quads-%28Quadriceps%29 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any Read more…

wikiHow — How to McConnell Tape Your Knee

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to properly use the McConnell technique to tape the kneecap, which can help relieve knee pain and prevent injuries. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/McConnell-Tape-Your-Knee ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through Read more…

wikiHow — How to Kneel Comfortably

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights how to kneel comfortably and some tips and tricks to ensure strong and healthy knees Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Kneel-Comfortably ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you Read more…

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wikiHow — How to Stretch Your Piriformis Muscle

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights the piriformis, its role in sciatic nerve discomfort and how to properly stretch it. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Stretch-Your-Piriformis-Muscle ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have Read more…

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wikiHow — How to Do a Cobra Exercise

Dr. Eric Christensen was recently featured in a number of wikiHow articles! This article highlights the Cobra pose, its effectiveness and how to properly execute it. Click the link below to learn more! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://www.wikihow.com/Do-a-Cobra-Exercise ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chandler Physical Therapy is a family owned and operated Physical Therapy clinic in Chandler, Arizona. We treat active adults who are looking to keep themselves pain free and active through exercise and healthy living.If you have any questions, please Read more…