Yearly Archives: 2019

A little bit about Alex: I was born in Los Angeles, California and moved to Arizona in 1995. In 2002 joined the Army as a combat medic and was assigned to 3rd Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade, 1st of the 15th Infantry Battalion. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003 I […]

Welcome Alex Garay, PTA!

  What is a Physical Therapist Assistant?    Let’s begin by defining what is physical therapy. Physical therapy is the restoration of mobility, stability, power, function, and reduction of pain and/or limiting compensation. A Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is an assistive personnel to the physical therapy (PT). A PTA is […]

What exactly is a Physical Therapist Assistant?

  Did you know that the average head weighs around 12-15 lbs?  Did you also know the more your head falls forward, the heavier that load gets?  What that simply means is that an upright posture puts the least amount of stress on your neck, while looking down at your […]

Neck Pain and Phone/Computer Work

    Sleeping Away Neck Pain What is the best sleeping position for your neck pain?   Awareness of sleeping position is an important part in minimizing neck pain. There are two positions that are ideal for your neck: Sleeping on your side Sleeping on your back   Although it […]

Neck Pain and Sleeping Positions