Movement is Medicine

Movement is Medicine

By Dr. Annie Armstrong
A modern manual therapy exploration of movement, pain, healing and hope with your host Barry Napier, Dr. Annie Armstrong, and the medical team at Head 2 Toe Spine and Sports Therapy.
More places to listen

More places to listen

Decoding Pain: Understanding the secret language of pain and what your body is trying to tell you
On this episode, the team explores different types of pain and what they are communicating to you. Sharp stabbing pain, dull aches, throbbing pain, numbness, tingling...what do these different sensations tell us about getting treatment? Tune into today's show to decode the secret language of pain and what it's trying to tell you.
15:03
July 31, 2019
The Shoulder Episode: How it Works, Why it Gets Hurts, and How to Heal It
The shoulder joint and surrounding soft tissue can be easily injured. Join the team from Head 2 Toe in discussing how the shoulder works, why it's so vulnerable to injury, the best kinds of prehab, and what you can do to speed healing.
21:46
July 31, 2019
Sport Specialization In Young Athletes: The Good, The Bad, and How to Protect Your Child From Injury
Over the last 20 years, there's been a major shift in how sports are handled with younger athletes, especially for kids under 20. The growing trend has favored specializing in one or two sports to give the child the greatest advantage in competitive play. From a physical standpoint, there's danger in overloading and overusing the joints and soft tissue with too much repetition. Which is why Head 2 Toe sees more youth athletes than ever before... If you have children in sports or coach youth sports, then this is a must listen to episode as the team discusses what works best to prevent injury, the research behind specialization and how to best setup an athlete for long term success (having fun and playing injury free).
22:40
July 31, 2019
The Low Back Episode: Everything You Need to Heal & Protect Your Low Back
Join Dr. Annie and the Head 2 Toe team in a lively discussion into the low back. Why does it get sore? How can we prevent it? What are the best treatment options?  Low back pain has reached an all time high in the US and accounts for more lost time, money and accounts for over $240 billion dollars. Over 80% of the US will experience low back pain during their lifetime and on this episode your own personal mobility team will help make sure you know how to handle it.
21:26
July 31, 2019
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