Miscellaneous

From Vertigo, TMJ, and Balance exercises to how to use a cane, breathing exercises and even exercises for dogs, this category has it all. Watch as Doctor Jo demonstrates a wide variety of physical therapy exercises, stretches, tips, and techniques for miscellaneous things.

Tension Headache Relief
Tension headaches are very common, and they can really shut you down. Stress is the number one cause of tension headaches. These simple stretches and exercises can help relax the muscles that are causing the pain.
Standing Exercises for Seniors – Real-time Routine
This standing exercise routine for seniors can help loosen up and strengthen the muscles in the neck, shoulders, back, hips, knees, and ankles. This routine is performed in real-time, so it’s easy to follow along.
Lower Body Dynamic Exercises
These general lower body dynamic exercises are simple, but effective in helping to strengthen and stretch the lower body & relieve pain. This lower body routine is performed in real-time so it’s easy to follow.
Full Body Stretching Routine
This full body stretching routine is great for general wellness, flexibility, and pain relief. This real-time video will give you a relaxing whole body stretch from your head down to your toes.
Brandt-Daroff for Vertigo
BPPV, or Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, can literally stop you in your tracks. Hopefully this vertigo treatment with Brandt Daroff exercises will help. As always, make sure you are properly diagnosed because vertigo symptoms can be coming from something more serious.
Relaxing Stretches
Muscles and joints can become sore and irritated for many reasons including stress, over working the muscles, or an injury. These gentle stretches should help relieve sore muscles and joints.
Bell's Palsy Exercises
Bell’s Palsy is the sudden weakness of your facial muscles on one half of the face. These exercises may seem like you are just making funny faces, but this will help get the weak muscles working again.
Relieve Stress & Anxiety
Wearable technology can help relieve stress and anxiety by improving your heart rate variability (HRV). Over time, this can help your body learn how to recover from stress more quickly.
Breathing Exercises
These simple breathing exercises are great for people with COPD or for people who want to be able to hold their breath longer like swimmers or surfers. These are also great for relaxation.
Bedtime Yoga Routine
Yoga at bedtime can help you fall asleep faster and sleep better. Trudy, a registered yoga teacher and fellow Physical Therapist, stops by to show me a therapeutic yoga bedtime routine.
Balance Exercises
These general balance exercises are simple, but effective in helping to regain balance and stability throughout the body. This balance routine is performed in real-time so it’s easy to follow along.
Best Sleeping Position
The best sleeping position for you shouldn't be something you lose sleep over! Doctor Jo will show you how to get your body in a neutral sleeping position for a better night's sleep.
Pregnancy Lower Back Pain Relief
In this video, I teamed up with Dr. Jen, a pelvic floor physical therapist who also happens to be pregnant! She'll show you her top 5 exercises to help relieve low back pain when you are pregnant by mobilizing and stabilizing the pelvis.
Walk with a Cane Correctly
Doctor Jo shows you the correct way to walk with a cane if you have an injury.
Hot or Cold
Hot & cold therapy can help the healing process during an injury, and it can also help reduce acute and chronic pain. But which one should you use? Here are some general rules for using hot verses cold.

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