Category Archives: News

Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain / Conditions

For certain people, such as a person who has suffered from a stroke or a lost limb, the return to full function is just not possible. Therefore, physical therapists do their best to work with such patients to help them adjust to their chronic pain or debilitative condition(s). Chronic diseases are diseases of long duration […]

Common Back Injuries

Anatomy & Physiology Low back pain is one of the most prevalent complaints afflicting people in modern society.14 Knowing how a healthy spine works may help you understand how moving wisely can protect your back and keep it free from common back injuries. The vertebral column is a spiral spring in the form of the […]

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

“The foods we eat and our activity level directly influence our heart health. By beginning a weight loss and exercise program, we may postpone or prevent coronary heart disease.” Despite the recent educational efforts to make people aware of the causes of heart disease and the measures necessary to prevent it, heart disease remains the […]

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness – DOMS

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is quite common and is often irritating, as it typically prevents a person from doing their daily activities free of pain. DOMS describes an experience of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that is felt 12 to 48 hours after exercise, particularly at the beginning of a new exercise program, […]

National Nutrition Month: How Diet Can Affect Your Recovery

There are many facets to a speedy recovery from an injury or illness. From physical therapy to medicine to your diet, everyone wants to improve as fast as possible. In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are 4 ways that your diet can affect that recovery process. Inflammation is the true enemy Inflammation can be […]

Physical Therapy for Athletic Injuries

A sports injury is defined as an adverse effect acquired from athletics that results in decreased ability and/or is harmful to performance.19 Physical therapy for athletic injuries are approached differently, depending on the onset and severity of the injury. The easiest way to prevent injury is to know the risk involved with the sport at […]

Diet Recommendations

In today’s world, it is considered common knowledge that a healthy diet and regular exercise will improve your quality of life. Whether you are an elite athlete, a grandma, a high-school athlete, a teacher, or an accountant, proper diet and exercise will help you lose weight, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce the risk of […]

Hitting the Gym: Staying Healthy with 5 Tips

Cold and flu season is here and in full force! And if you’re not careful you could find yourself with a runny nose and an achy body, especially if the person on the treadmill before you was nursing a runny nose. While hitting the gym this winter, you may want to take a look at […]

How to Recover From Your Marathon Run

So you set a goal to run a marathon – you’ve picked your race, you have your training schedule mapped out, and your shoes are waiting to hit the pavement. But are you really ready? How do you recover from your marathon run? Here are some tips to help you make the most of your […]

Setting Your PT Goals While in Treatment

The great thing about physical therapy is you, as the patient, have the ability to challenge yourself with the help of your therapist. While we work with you in the clinic, we also encourage you to continue with prescribed exercises at home. It may seem overwhelming, on top of all your other day-to-day responsibilities, but […]