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Physical Therapy Can Help Manage Heart, Lung & Balance Problems

When asked about physical therapists and what types of conditions they treat, most people probably think about ankle sprains, back pain, ACL and meniscus tears, rotator cuff issues, broken bones, and possibly sports injuries overall. While these and oth…
December 6, 2022Read More

Part 4: Common Wrist & Elbow Conditions Treated By Physical Therapists

In the final newsletter of our series, we’re focusing on the wrist and elbow. The elbow is the link between the upper and lower arm, and it can be subjected to repeated stress from many daily activities. As a result, most elbow-related injuries that physi…
November 22, 2022Read More

Part 3: Common Knee Conditions Treated By Physical Therapists

The knee is the next region of the body we’re going to examine, as it ranks up there with the back, neck, and shoulder as a hot spot for musculoskeletal pain. Knee pain is especially common in athletes of sports that involve lots of cutting motions and is…
November 15, 2022Read More

Part 2: Common Shoulder Conditions Treated By Physical Therapists

For the next installment of our newsletter series, we’re focusing on shoulder pain, which can be extremely disabling. Whether or not you realize it, you use your shoulder almost constantly, as it permits practically any movement that involves your arms. T…
November 8, 2022Read More

Part 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders & Common Back & Neck Issues

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is a great time to see a physical therapist it you’re trying to get the most out of your healthcare plan. We suggest you take a few minutes to review your health insurance policy and check on your benefit sta…
November 1, 2022Read More

Physical Therapists Use Specialized Techniques To Treat Vertigo

As we discussed in our first newsletter, vertigo is the feeling that things are moving, rotating, rocking, or spinning when a person and their environment are completely still. It occurs when there is a problem with the vestibular system that interferes w…
October 25, 2022Read More

Physical Therapy Is Usually The Best Choice for Jaw Pain

There are 22 bones in the face and head, but the lower jawbone—or mandible—is the only one of these that can move. The mandible connects to the temporal bone of the skull at two points just in front of each ear through the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). A…
October 18, 2022Read More

Physical Therapy Can Effectively Treat Jaw Pain, Headaches & Vertigo

The jaw is an area that doesn’t generally get much attention as some other parts of the body, but jaw problems are more common than you probably think. A class of jaw-related issues called temporomandibular disorders affect millions of Americans each year…
October 11, 2022Read More

For National Physical Therapy Month, We Recognize Our Practice

October is National Physical Therapy Month, which is recognized and celebrated by physical therapists throughout the country every year. The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness of the important role physical therapists play in reducing pain, imp…
October 4, 2022Read More

Research Shows Prevention Programs Can Reduce The Risk Of Falls

As we’ve shown over the last few posts, falls are one of the greatest dangers to the over-65 population, and suffering from just one fall can lead to an unfortunate cascade of consequences that will significantly impact one’s health status. But we’ve also…
September 27, 2022Read More

Physical Therapists Can Help Reduce Your Risk For Falls

Falls are scary, and they can be disabling in a variety of ways. Directly, they often result in injuries that can make it difficult to move and function normally. Indirectly, they can create a significant fear of falling in many individuals, which in tu…
September 20, 2022Read More

Unpacking The Magnitude And Scope Of Falls In Older Adults

Although falls in the elderly result in nearly one million hospitalizations and tens of billions in healthcare spending each year, many people are still not properly informed about the scope of the problem or what they can do to address it. This gap in kn…
September 6, 2022Read More

Self Management Strategies Can Lead to Benefits for Neck Pain

Most people who develop neck pain will improve without any interventions, usually within a few days or weeks. But for some, the problem continues or may even worsen. Between 50-85% of patients report symptoms that don't completely resolve, and almost half…
August 23, 2022Read More

Physical Therapy Provides Significant Benefits For Radiating Neck Pain

The spine is made up of 24 bones called vertebrae that are stacked on top of one another. Together, these bones connect to create a canal that protects the spinal cord from damage. The uppermost portion of the spine that begins at the base of the skull is…
August 16, 2022Read More

Our Top 3 Exercises To Reduce Your Risk For Neck Pain

The neck has an incredibly important job to do. It supports the head and allows us to move it in a wide range of directions so that we can better navigate the world around us. But because of how frequently it’s used and its position in the body, as we’ve …
August 9, 2022Read More

Understanding Your Neck Pain Can Help You Get The Care You Need

Most of us can recall one or more occasions when the day got off to a rough start because of a stiff neck. This can be explained by the fact that neck pain ranks among the most common types of pain you can get. Statistics vary on just how many people en…
August 2, 2022Read More

Physical Therapy Is An Effective Solution For Tennis Elbow

Tennis is a great form of physical activity that works out many parts of the body due to its demanding dynamics, but just like every other sport, it also comes with a risk for injury. The most common injury in the sport is called lateral epicondylitis, wh…
July 26, 2022Read More

Physical Therapy & Surgery Lead To Similar Outcomes For Carpal Tunnel

The carpal tunnel is a space at the base of the palm that contains several tendons and the median nerve, which provides sensation to most of our fingers. If these tendons and soft tissue thicken or any other swelling occurs in the area, the tunnel narrows…
July 19, 2022Read More

Top 3 Exercises To Reduce Your Risk for Wrist And Elbow Pain

Most people don’t realize just how much they rely on their wrists and elbows to function properly until a problem arises. This is often the case for anyone with wrist or elbow pain, which can cause daily life to become a series of obstacles to overcome, o…
July 12, 2022Read More

Understanding Causes Of Wrist And Elbow Pain, And When To Get Help

In a typical day, you use your hands, wrists, and elbows extremely frequently. From vigorously brushing your teeth in the morning to switching the lights off before bed and during most other actions in between, these joints are very often in a state of mo…
July 5, 2022Read More
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