SOL Physical Therapy Blog

6 Home Exercises to Cure My Repetitive Strain Injury

September 18th, 2014

  My name is Becca and I work for SOL Physical Therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. I’m curing the damage in my arm/shoulder/neck from 5 years of computer-induced repetitive strain injury (RSI). A few weeks ago, I promised I’d show you my home exercise program, and today I’m making good on that promise.   […]

How 4 Sessions of Physical Therapy Have Changed My Life

September 11th, 2014

My name is Becca and I work for SOL Physical Therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. After just 4 physical therapy sessions at SOL Walnut Creek, my relationship with the pain I’ve been experiencing since 2009 has completely changed.   As I mentioned in my first post, after 5 years of experiencing neck/arm/shoulder pain, […]

SŌLPT Guide: How to Estimate Out-Of-Network Insurance Reimbursement

September 4th, 2014

  Are you in the following boat when it comes to physical therapy? “I’m tired of dealing with pain, I’m frustrated with/don’t want to mess with ineffective treatment, and I actually want to get better. SŌL is out-of-network with my insurance, but I still want to come to SŌL for Physical Therapy Services. I’ve heard […]

3 Pieces of Physical Therapy Gear Essential to My HEP

August 28th, 2014

  My name is Becca and I work for SOL Physical Therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. I’m getting physical therapy to get rid of left arm/neck/shoulder pain I’ve been experiencing since 2009, and I’m taking you along on my journey to give you a newbie’s perspective on what physical therapy is all about. After the good news […]

Good Pain, Alligator Arms, and Forgiveness: My First Physical Therapy Follow-Up

August 26th, 2014

My name is Becca and I work for SOL Physical Therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. I’m getting physical therapy to relieve a pain problem I’ve had since 2009, and I’m sharing my story with you to give you an inside look at what it’s like to get physical therapy at SOL. After being a bad […]

3 reasons I am a bad physical therapy patient.

August 21st, 2014

  My name is Becca and work for SOL Physical Therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. After living with a literal pain in my neck (and shoulder … and forearm) since 2009, I decided that it was time to get some physical therapy. One week into my journey, I have been a baaaaaaad patient. […]

Adventures in Physical Therapy: My Physical Therapy Evaluation

August 14th, 2014

  My name is Becca and I work for SOL Physical therapy, but I’m not a physical therapist. After years of being in pain and trying all kinds of strategies to provide myself with relief, I decided it was time to get some physical therapy. I had my first visit with Korey yesterday, and here’s […]

Adventures In Physical Therapy: Silently Suffering Since 2009

August 11th, 2014

My name is Becca, and I work for SOL Physical Therapy. I’m not a physical therapist, and even though I work for SOL, I’ve never received physical therapy before. Since 2009, I’ve been silently suffering from chronic pain. My pain started in Grad School. I spent hours typing to pump out paper after paper after […]

Neck pain

May 15th, 2014

Neck pain can be caused by many different areas. It can be a source of constant ache or pain with movement, and stop you from enjoying life’s activites. Many people with neck pain suffer from one of the following: Degenerative Disc Disease The discs are the fluid filled sacs between the bones of your neck. […]

SOL Patient testimonial

April 24th, 2014

“I didn’t hold out a lot of hope for improvement of my posterior tibial tendon, after surgery didn’t alleviate the problem, and feared that my future included a lessening of my mobility. I could no longer even use an elliptical machine or treadmill for aerobics! Upon visiting a second orthopedic surgeon, who suggested I try […]