Hi, I'm Doctor Jo, a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy. I hope you enjoy my video demos of stretches & exercises for common injuries and syndromes. If you have a question, just ask! Be safe. Have fun. And I hope you feel better soon.

Using Far Infrared Heat for Pain Relief

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Far infrared heat therapy is more effective than regular heat therapy because of far infrared's ability to penetrate deeper into the muscles of the body. The Thermotex Platinum is a therapeutic device that features this far infrared heat.

The Thermotex Platinum is a highly versatile far infrared therapeutic device. It has 3 heat inserts, to easily mold and adapt to almost any body part including the upper and lower back, shoulder, hamstrings, abdomen, arms, legs, and feet.

It's also great for providing relief from:

  • Muscle pain and stiffness
  • Joint pain associated with arthritis
  • Muscle spasms
  • Sprains & strains
  • Inflammation

After just 20 minutes of use, the Thermotex Platinum's infrared wavelengths penetrate up to 2.36 inches into the applied area. This results in an increase in blood flow, which can help enhance healing and pain relief.

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Cush Cushion Review

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The Cush cushion by Cush Comfort is a really nice memory foam cushion that can help with general bum comfort, coccyx pain, back pain, and proper posture. It has a cut out in the back for maximum comfort.

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The Cush Cushion is available in two sizes: the standard and the extended. Both offer the same ergonomic shape that easily adapts to your own bum for maximum support and comfort.

It also has a non-slip bottom that makes sure it stays put in almost any seat, whether it be in your office chair, car, at home, or even on those uncomfortable stadium seats or bleachers!

It's made of a high-quality memory foam that is just the right combination of firm and soft.

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Tandem Stance Head Movement Side to Side

Looking for a great way to help work on balance? Try the Tandem stance with head movements side to side. Just make sure you stand next to something sturdy in case you need to steady yourself.

To perform the Tandem stance head movement side to side:

  1. Stand next to something sturdy for balance.

  2. Place one foot directly in front of the other like you are standing on a tight rope. While balancing, move your head from side to side, and then switch feet.

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Swiss Ball - Prayer Core Plank

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your core? Try a prayer core plank on a swiss ball.

To perform the prayer core plank on a swiss ball:

  1. Kneel down in front of the ball and place your elbows on the ball in a prayer position.

  2. Roll the ball out with your elbows where your body is at an angle tucking in your bottom, and hold it.

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Shoulder External Rotation with Resistive Band

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your shoulders after an injury or surgery? Try shoulder external rotation with a resistive band.

To perform shoulder external rotation with a resistive band:

  1. Hold a resistive band in front of you with your thumbs up. Bend your elbows to about a 90 degree angle, and keep your elbows by your side.

  2. Keeping your wrists in a neutral position, pull the band outwards while keeping your elbows by your side. Slowly come back in.

Looking for new HEP software? Prescribe this and other great stretches and exercises to your patients as part of their Home Exercise Program with a FREE HEP Builder account.

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