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Relief From Your Elbow Pain

Elbow conditions have become increasingly popular over the past several months. While elbow pain is typically thought of as a sports injury, such as tennis or golfers elbow, however there are other elbow conditions out there that occur from everyday activity. At Motus, our goal is not only to treat the patient’s injury (no matter …

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Back Pain 101

The back is very complex making injuries and illness difficult to navigate. Regardless if your discomfort is caused by injury, illness or another medical condition, back pain can be debilitating and extremely difficult to live with. Here’s a look at common causes of your lower back pain.

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Back Pain Solutions

Lower back pain is one of the more common body ailments these days. While some lower back conditions are temporary and subside quickly by reducing activity, icing and using pain medication, others become more serious, chronic conditions that affect your ability to work, play and comfortably interact in society. Surgery is not always an option …

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Remove Your Snow Injury Free This Winter!

Winter in Michigan conjures images of snow covered pine trees, skiing, sledding and snowmobiling. But with all of that snowy goodness comes the nasty winter conditions we all know and hate: frigid temperatures, sunless days, snow and ice! Every Michigander dreads the first big snow in anticipation of having to remove it from driveways and …

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Everything You Need To Know About Work Conditioning

Any injury or illness can be annoying, but when it affects your ability to return to work it can be an even bigger issue than just pain or swelling. Luckily, at Motus we offer special services to help you in such situations. Our Work Conditioning Program is a great way to help you heal from …

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Physical Therapy: Your Frequently Asked Questions

Did you know that October is Physical Therapy Month!? Our Physical Therapists have answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Physical Therapy and the injury recovery process.   What is physical therapy? Physical therapy uses evidence based kinesiology, exercise prescription, health education, mobilization and modalities to treat acute or chronic pain, movement …

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Injuries in Active Teens and How to Prevent Them

This school year might look a little different, but school sports are back in session! First time players and seasoned athletes are equally susceptible to injuries of the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles. Each sport affects the body differently and poses higher risks of injuries than other sports. In this blog, we will talk about: …

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A Guide for Wrist Exercises at Home

Suffering from wrist pains? There are several conditions out there that lead to pain and discomfort in the wrist and base of the thumb. Some of these conditions include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Osteoarthritis Tendonitis Wrist Sprains While not all wrist disorders can be corrected with therapy or bracing, it can often be the first course …

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Hand Pains Caused By Your Desk Job

COVID-19 has brought a time of challenges and struggles to the world. Among these struggles is the ability to work from home full time. Many Americans across the country find themselves unable to return to the office and striving to find a way to work from home. Whether your job has always been stationed at …

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Water Workouts to Help You Heal

Swimming is a classic summer pastime. Whether in the lake, ocean or in a pool, playing in the water is a fun way to beat the heat and relax. Some people think using the pool for exercise is only for athletes swimming laps or children playing hard, but the pool can be used for so …

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