About Connor Norris

Graduated from University of Saint Mary Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in Leavenworth, KS. Undergraduate degree in Health and Exercise Science with minor in Spanish from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN. Omaha native who went to Creighton Prep. Enjoys being outdoors, sports, pursuing an active lifestyle, and helping others achieve their goals through physical therapy.

Tension Headaches

We all get them, but what do we do? “wait until they go away.” What if there were a better way to effectively deal with the tension headache and decrease the likelihood of its return throughout the rest of your day. Tension headaches do not arise from specifically a single cause and can be affected by a variety of factors. Stress, diet, posture, and exercise are the leading factors in causing tension headaches. Enter: Physical Therapy. A physical [...]

By |2019-12-10T16:05:45-06:00December 5th, 2019|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Tension Headaches

The Roller Coaster of Healing

What I have been noticing myself saying more often to clients is that “healing can be a roller coaster.” If physical therapy is going well, I would expect to see pain decreasing and the client seeing changes in their daily life or at least less affected by their injury. Sometimes it can take 2-3 weeks to begin seeing the effects, perhaps longer, but that’s the way the human body works. After doing some reflection on the past couple [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:48:43-05:00September 11th, 2019|Parent Category I|Comments Off on The Roller Coaster of Healing