Straining your lower back is a common injury that takes place oftentimes when shoveling snow or other common seasonal activities.
Dustin Johnson, one of the best golfers today, took an unfortunate fall down the stairs a few weeks ago on the eve before the Masters golf tournament.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is blood vessels or nerves in the space between your collar bone and neck, creating compression and tight muscles.
Spring has sprung and getting outside on the weekends consist of enjoying the great outdoors and getting your garden ready for beautiful weather.
Foam rolling has become increasingly popular within the fitness world and for good reason.
New at William’s Integracare, posture analysis software is being utilized to better the posture of many.
Physical therapy and chiropractic care are important year-round, even when you might not actually be in pain.
We are talking about who exactly the DMR method is for. It’s specifically geared towards spinal conditions and it’s a non-surgical approach.
William’s Integracare wants you to be prepared with tips and tricks up your sleeve when the time comes to start shoveling
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis that affects your knees, hips, spine and sometimes even your thumbs. This can often be painful, especially for your joints.
The most important thing you can do in order to prepare in case of a concussion is to take a baseline impact test.
It’s a new year and you’re working towards a new you. Going to the gym consistently is great for your overall health, but with exercising often comes muscle strains.
It’s prime car crash time in Minnesota. If you’re involved in any type of car accident, you should see a doctor as soon as possible, even if you feel uninjured. After a car accident, many seemingly minor but significant injuries that need treatment may not be apparent.
Your body is more at risk to a wide variety of bacteria not normally exposed to when you travel. Listen as Michael Milbauer, Doctor of Chiropractor provides tips on how to incorporate probiotics before, during, and after traveling.
A successful physical therapy plan requires homework outside of the clinic. Why? Because building strength, endurance, and flexibility takes more time than what an office visit can accommodate.
It’s basketball season, and our athlete roster is filling up with injuries of all kinds in central Minnesota. Due to the high impact of this sport, sprained ankles are a common injury this time of year.
Do you know the placement of your foot when it hits the ground affects where the force travels up your leg? Find out how in this Dr's In segment.
Collaborative care has always been at the foundation of Williams Integracare Clinic. Due to our continued focus on improving patient care and outcomes, we strive to provide undivided clinical attention, thoughtful service, and the most advanced care available.
Dr. Tyler Huberty experienced the immense benefits chiropractic care provided at a young age, and used it as motivation to pursue his professional career in the field.
As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Jared Eickhoff is passionate about spending time with his patients and truly getting to know them. Listen as he shares his areas of specialized care, interests, and experience.
With the cost of ObamaCare, every penny counts. Tune in for advice, insight, and cost savings measures from Doctor of Chiropractic Michael Milbauer on this topic.
Your mom was onto something when she told you to sit up straight. Not only is slouching unattractive, it can also cause other unhealthy habits.
Fall is upon us, and so are the chores that come with the change of seasons. Yard work can lead to injury in your back, shoulders, elbows, and wrists if done incorrectly. Follow these helpful tips to mitigate the pain.
Listen as Physical Therapy expert Dr. Brianna Hoffarth discusses the 3 M’s: mobility, mechanics, and movement … how they’re connected and why you should pay attention when they’re not.
TMJ and TMD, although similar in abbreviation, the two are vastly different in definition.
This complicated medical term has a practical meaning and application.
Give a listen as Dr. Dominic Turner explains lumbar traction, its benefits, and if you might be a good candidate for treatment.
In this week’s Dr.’s In segment, Dr. Brianna Hoffarth gets to the core and talks all about abs. Core exercises train the muscles in your lower back, hip, pelvis, glutes and abdomen to work together.
Although it commonly affects tennis players, there is not always an association with tennis to tennis elbow.
These include regular job doings such as back pain and neck pain, carpel tunnel, and injuries that are caused by work environment. Tune in as Dr. Michael Milbauer shares his insight on the combination of care and how it can benefit you to get better, faster.
What is a doctor’s regimen to stay healthy? In today’s segment, Dr. Michael Milbauer gives his advice (that he’s practicing and preaching) to well-being. Tune in as he reveals his six simple tips to live a vibrant, healthy lifestyle.
Tune in as lifelong dancing enthusiast, Dr. Brianna Hoffarth talks about how and why it’s important to establish a relationship with a physical therapist during the on and off season of dancing.
Are your feet happy? Correct body posture and alignment will improve balance, strength, and reduce foot pain/fatigue.
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, it’s time to listen to what your body is telling you. Popping an allergy pill is a temporary fix; however, probably not a long-term solution.
Your body is magnificent in so many ways and will tell you when it’s time to get that “thing” checked out. Tune in Dr. Michael Milbauer talks about the importance of paying attention this summer, and how it impacts you.
Concussion signs and symptoms at any level and severity are evaluation worthy. They are often overlooked and require treatment from a team, including more than your medical doctor.
Did you know car crashes and accidents are more likely to happen in the summer months? The impact, conditions, and injuries are at their peak.
The goal of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is being met, to make health insurance more accessible and more affordable for everyone. After being in swing for a full year, how is it effecting you?
When your family visits our family you will be in the hands of an experienced, caring professional (or team of professionals), trained to diagnose and treat any of your conditions. With over 34 years of experience, our goal is to get your pain or illness managed.
Yes, our hips are an important area of our bodies often overlooked. The weather is allowing Central MN to be more active outdoors. We’re seeing more patients this time of year with extra tender hip muscles.
Did you know that physical therapy and chiropractic care play a role in the cure for headaches? Tune in as Dr. Brianna Hoffarth shares tips to get to the bottom of what’s causing your headaches.
Does the title of this audio segment make you think twice? Physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, and doctors need professional care, too.
The pain pill epidemic is upon us. Popping pills is not something we encourage, in fact, we do almost the exact opposite with our hands-on holistic approach.
The harsh reality is that Americans are a group of chronically sick/ill people. We wait until the last minute to receive care or treatment, and in doing so it results in an expensive visit.
Ahh…the topic of aging. It’s simple really. Being healthy requires discipline and making consistent choices. Will you fall into the aging trap? Don’t just be a number.
Simple advice that’s proven to be true: take your time.
Tune in as Ryan Granroth, Doctor of Chiropractic shares why its essential to perform chores with caution.
One of the best ways to improve overall flexibility is to incorporate stretching into your daily regimen.
Prevent injury with these three tips and tricks for snow shoveling.
Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. The good news? This type of ongoing pain is treatable.
Greater Trochanteric Bursitis is an inflammation of fluid-filled sacs (bursa) found around the hip area. Find out what causes this and how to treat it.
It’s wintertime in Minnesota and that means icy roads, parking lots and sidewalks. Find out about slip and slip vs. slip and fall.
Williams Integracare. There's so much more to our name. Find out how we put patient care together in conversations.
If you’re going for the gusto in the gym with your New Years goals, the number one thing to keep in mind is injury.
It’s mid-January. How are those New Years goals working out for you?
Our Minnesota winter weather requires a certain type of footwear - is yours doing it's job properly or causing you foot pain?
Dance competition season is upon us, and that means hours of training and competing for area dancers. Physical Therapy can help with preventative care, injury repair, and strength.
Too many patients are told to live with their pain before exhausting all of their treatment options (ahem, chiropractic care).
Constipation has many treatments - did you know chiropractic care is one of them?
We start our physical therapy process with a full body scan/assessment to see what isn't working as it should.
A newly repaired rotator cuff requires TLC (a.k.a. recovery physical therapy).
Knowing which to use when can make all the difference in your pain relief and healing process.
Physical therapy might save you from surgery if you put forth the effort to heal.
Playing through the pain might have consequences further down the road for athletes.
Headaches are often caused by imbalances of the neck muscles.
School has been in session for just over a month, but already student athletes have pain that needs addressing.
Are there supplements or a "magic pill" tied to health and wellness as you age?
If you have knee problems, you're probably concerned with whether or not you need a replacement.
There are several ways one can develop carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as treat it.
Repetitive motion from everyday activities often aggravates the foot's tendon, and causes Plantar Fasciitis.
Shoulders are harder to treat because they're a complex joint.
Tune in as Dominic Turner DPT explains what you can expect as a new physical therapy patient.
People suffering from runner's knee often complain of anterior knee pain- a dull achy feeling, or pain that travels up and down the leg.
Just because you're injured doesn't mean you need surgery. Physical therapy could be what you need.
Your feet affect everything, all the way up starting at the ground. All of your joints and your low back are impacted by every single step you take.
Being healthy is like assembling an orchestra. You need several pieces to make it all work.
The type of collaboration we offer at Williams Integracare is unparalleled.
With high-deductible insurance plans becoming the norm, people are becoming more discerning when it comes to medical office visits. I
One roof, but more than one way to best treat you and your family.
If you still want to be active but aren't completely healed from a knee injury, a knee brace might be your best bet. I
Active release technique (ART) is a method physical therapists or chiropractors use to rehab a certain muscle.
Spinal traction can be administered to decrease pain, and restore nerve function.
Iontophoresis is a physical process in which ions flow diffusively in a medium driven by an applied electric field.
Proper running isn’t just about stretching and pacing your body physically.
Spinal traction is a process using controlled force to help draw apart the spinal joints, reducing the compressing forces on your spinal structures.
It's estimated one-third of Americans suffer from acid reflux or GERD.
Having joints that move efficiently and properly is the key to overall health.
Tune in as Ryan Granroth DC explains the safest approach to spring training for your body.
Often, people won't even realize how tight or immobile hips can affect the low back, knees, and even ankles.
Tune in as Nichole Roiko, Doctor of Physical Therapy, explains how a selective functional movement assessment can lead to healthier, well-supported ankles.
Your abdominals, hip flexors, hip rotaters, glutes, and back muscles comprise your core
If you're training for an event or getting in shape, it's likely you'll feel some pain as your muscles and joints get used to the activity.
The best foods to fight inflammation can actually be found in the Mediterranean Diet which is heavy on fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, fish, and seafood.
Tune in as Michael Milbauer, D.C. explains the impact auto accidents has on your body, and the importance of seeking medical attention as a result.
Tune in as Kjersten J. Jones, D.C. explains how the Check-In for Charity campaign makes a local impact.
Tune in as Kjersten J. Jones, D.C. explains how you can positively support your children's development through chiropractic care.
Each year, one in three people over age 65 fall in their own homes, and the injuries sustained could be life-threatening.
A selective functional movement assessment takes your entire body into consideration during a whole body screen.
Although this is something discussed every year when the snow begins to blow, it continues to be an important topic as low back pain, neck pain, and back pain become common and even severe when shoveling is involved.
Listen here as Physical Therapist Dominic Turner explains when to use heat, when to use ice, and when you should see a healthcare provider.
Click to listen as Doctor of Physical Therapy Brianna Hoffarth explains more tips on winter safety for your body.
Especially if you or your child is not a fall-sport athlete, jumping right into your winter sports and activities can be strenuous and straining on your muscles, joints, and body overall.
Frozen shoulder, or more technically known as adhesive capsulitis, happens when this capsule thickens and tightens around the joint and causes severe restrictions in your shoulder.
Stretching exercises are an important component in any physical therapy program.
Now that cold and flu season is in full-swing, staying healthy is on our mind more than ever.
It is good to be familiar and well-versed in care options that will help you feeling your best. There are a lot of different types of preventative care for germs and seasonal illnesses.
Electrical Stimulation is stimulation that is good for pain control.
October is a great month to talk about Physical Therapy in Central MN for several reasons. First off, fall sports are in full swing and many sustained injuries heal best with a physical therapy routine.
lick to listen as Doctor of Chiropractic, Kjersten Jones, explains a few ways you can give your body a seasonal tune-up so you’re feeling your best!
There are many things to consider when you choose a carrier for your little one – both for you and for the baby.
Listen here as Doctor of Chiropractic, Michael Milbauer explains how Williams Integracare can not only help your body feel better, but will make you comfortable with your healthcare coverage.
One misperception about chiropractic care is that the responsibility is solely on the chiropractor; much of the results and their success rely on the patient as well.
Listen here as Dr. Ryan Granroth explains how a healthy, varied diet, are essential to maintaining a well-rounded lifestyle and help you feel better.
Click to listen as Nichole Roiko, Doctor of Physical Therapy in St. Cloud, explains how the tape works to help you feel better and what it can do for your body.
Bursitis is a term for the swelling and/or irritation of the bursa.
Tune in as Kjersten Jones, a chiropractor at Williams Integracare, explains how the gentle, unique treatment can help your baby live life happy and healthy.
During pregnancy, women are especially conscious of their bodies, whether it is how it feels or what they put into it or do to it.
Instead of treating an area or a whole muscle as other methods do, Iontophoresis is a localized treatment that helps relieve pain at the source.
Nerve flossing is a method of treatment comparable to stretching of muscles.
During the summer months, there is huge increase in injuries among children. One of the most common injuries is a concussion – usually a result of a bike injury.
Common shoulder injuries include rotator cuff strains, to bicep tendonitis, and many more.
Tune in as Doctor of Physical Therapy Brianna Hoffarth gives some helpful tips for preventing summer sports injuries.
Listen here as Physical Therapist Dominic Turner explains how Outpatient Physical Therapy works and why it might be the best solution for your pain.
Any time before you do an activity – no matter how strenuous you might think it will be, stretch first!
Any time before you do an activity – no matter how strenuous you might think it will be, stretch first!
Tune in as Dr. Michael Milbauer explains the risks of pain medication, and steps you can take to finding a solution for your pain.
Bursitis is commonly mistaken for arthritis and often involves the shoulders, elbows, hips, wrists, knees, and ankles – wherever you have a joint.
Tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation in the tendons, and bicep tendonitis is very common.
Tune in as Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nichole Roiko explains common treatments and the recovery process for your golfers elbow issues, as well as what you can do to minimize risk of injury and pain.
Do you know the difference between spraining your ankle and simply straining it?
Tendonitis is an inflammatory and overuse of the muscles and needs to be properly cared for, strengthened, and treated for ultimate healing.
Tennis or Golf Elbow a type of tendonitis in your elbow causing tightness and tenderness in your forearm, and is usually a result of repetitive activity putting stress on the muscles and tendons in our elbow.
Surgery is an expensive route to take, and in some cases can be avoided if you start with more conservative care methods.
Chiropractic treatment can almost always ease pain immediately and pinpoint the source and cause of pain to find a solution to begin healing
Communication, routine, and vigilance are all important aspects of successful physical therapy.
A strain in your calf muscle can be more than some stiffness or soreness after a workout.
Click above to listen to Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nichole Roiko further explain this hip injury and what the best treatment options are.
Listen here as Doctor of Physical Therapy Brianna Hoffarth explains more strengthening exercises and preventative tips.
What many of us don’t know is that a twisted ankle is essentially a sprained ankle.
Click here to listen to Dominic Turner, Physical Therapist, discuss common winter injuries and the best ways to prevent them.
Stretching will not only help reduce muscle tension, but will increase range of motion, blood circulation, and energy levels, and decrease levels of lactic acid and risk of injury.
Click to listen to Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nichole Roiko explain how to strengthen your muscles and what treatments can help you recover from hamstring injuries.
Vertigo affects every 9 out of 100 older adults. In fact, it is one of the most common things older adults go into the ER for.
If you ever have the feeling that your muscles are getting stiffer or your arthritic pain seems to flare up when the seasons change, you’re not crazy.
Tune in as Doctor of Physical Therapy, Brianna Hoffarth explains the ins and outs of the DMR Method.
Listen here as Dr. Ryan Granroth explains how a healthy, varied diet, multivitamins, and diet-fads play a part in helping you feel better.
Tune in as Brianna Hoffarth, Doctor of Physical Therapy explains different exercises, stretches, resting positions and treatments to help your jaw pain.
Tune in as Physical Therapist Brianna Hoffarth explains ways to manage headaches, and when you need to seek professional help.
Though you may only think of chiropractors when it comes to back, shoulder, or neck pain, there are a multitude of different conditions that can respond to chiropractic care.
If you experience any feelings of pain or weakness before your sports season starts, or as the year progresses it’s always better to err on the side of caution and have things checked out.
This fall, when you’re out doing your yard work, Dr. Brianna Hoffarth warns against being a “weekend warrior”.
Tune in as Doctor of Chiropractic, Ryan Granroth explains how an integrated clinics are best for sports injuries.
Two of the most common injuries during the winter are lumbar strains (a tear or strain in your muscles) or a disc injury.
Spinal traction is a treatment used frequently by physical therapists at Williams Integracare Clinic.
While proper posture, stretching, and regular exercise can prevent some sciatic nerve trouble, some of the pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness that can radiate at any part of the nerve is inevitable.
Sciatic pain develops over time and causes a dull achiness or pain, numbness, tingling or weakness that can radiate or pulse in your legs and feet.
Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and other various aches are often caused by our work environments.
Tune in as Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nichole Roiko, explains how we create PT routines and convenient, manageable treatment.
Arthritis in the knees is one of the most common causes of knee pain.
Frozen Shoulder, medically referred to “adhesive capsulitis”, is when all the ligaments surrounding the shoulder joint tighten up spontaneously, leaving you in a great deal of pain and with a very limited range of motion.
The meniscus is the cartilage in your knee joint, between your thigh bone and the lower leg bone.
Your initial physical therapy evaluation will differ slightly depending on your reason for coming in.
Many might not know this, but when you’re injured or experiencing pain, it is not a good idea to stop activity abruptly.
Home exercise routines sometimes require your full attention, but many of them can be done while you are doing other things like brushing teeth, watching TV or sitting at your desk.
Kinesio tape is a method of muscle treatment that helps to guide a natural healing process while supporting and stabilizing muscles.
The need for orthotics may come from pain with tendonitis, planter’s fasciitis, shin splints, back painor a neuroma.
“Tennis Elbow”, a type of tendonitis in your elbow causing tightness and tenderness in your forearm, is a result of repetitive activity putting stress on the muscles and tendons in our elbow.
Staying in shape and physically healthy is extremely important to your lower back.
The practice of acupuncture works to balance your energies and help your body work better; acupuncture can help treat almost anything.
Many middle-age adults experience hip pain that can begin to hinder their day-to-day life and stop them from maintaining their active lifestyle.
The pain from shin splints is caused by the muscle that attaches to the bone on the front of your shin; when you have a shin splint if pulls away from the bone and causes irritation, similar to tendonitis.
Physical therapists (PTs), known as ‘the movement experts’ are trained in how a body moves and functions.
If you have back pain, hip pain, or leg pain, the source may be your sacroiliac joint.
If you’re not feeling great and have a hunch that it’s allergies keeping you down, an allergy skin test might be just the trick for finding the source
Outdoor chores often result in neck pain, back pain, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, and even elbow injuries from heavy lifting or overuse of muscles for a long period of time.
If you have a dull achiness in the front of the knee and behind the kneecap, you may have runners knee.
Chiropractic care can be treated properly by our team of St. Cloud chiropractors.
We hope that you and your loved ones are never involved in a car accident, but should you encounter this situation, it is helpful to know a few ways to prevent damage.
When you see a PT at Williams, you get an individualized assessment of any pain you have and your mobility and strength assessed too.
The shoulder is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body.
There is a big difference between spraining your ankle and breaking it. The best way to assess your ankle injury is seeing a doctor and possibly having an x-ray done.
Listen here for advice on insulin, diabetic shock, and healthy habits.
If you want to learn more about the difference between type 1 and type 2, and any preventative measures you can take, listen here to Dr. Mark Halstrom.
Carpal Tunnel can start out as mild pain, manageable by breaks or anti-inflammatories.