“Why Do I Have a Burning Pain in My Hip?”

Burning Pain in Hip

At DPT, we treat hip pain every day, and occasionally a patient will report a “burning pain in my hip.” This experience can feel unfamiliar and distressing and may indeed indicate underlying medical or biomechanical issues. There can be any number of potential causes for a burning sensation in the hip, so let’s look at […]

Staff Spotlight: Aaron Christiansen, DPT Ankeny

Aaron Christiansen, Ankeny, ARC, ANkeny PT, Ankeny Physical Therapy

What is your name?Aaron Christiansen What is your role at DPT – Ankeny?Clinic Director How long have you been a PT? 27 years Where are you from?Early, Iowa Where did you go to school?B.S. – Iowa State University, then M.S.P.T. – Des Moines University. Who or what inspired you to get into the physical therapy […]

Five Tips to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common upper extremity nerve injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve in the wrist, which can be painful and reduce participation in daily activities. Usually, people experience this condition as pain, tingling, and numbness in the wrist and fingers. It’s best to use preventative measures […]