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Physical therapy treatment can help for many neurological disorders

Getting diagnosed with a neurological disorder may be confusing since these issues involve the nerves rather than the muscles and ligaments. Some patients may be uncertain what the diagnosis means and how it will affect their life, which can make it diff…
January 23, 2020Read More

Damage to the nervous system may cause movement-related issues

Your nervous system is the line of communication between your brain and every bone, muscle, and organ in your body. It is responsible for all actions that take place within the body, from the nerve impulses that make your heartbeat, to the reflex that ma…
January 14, 2020Read More

Your nerves are responsible for everything your body does

Pick any function of the human body, and you can count on your nerves making it happen. Moving your eyes to read these words, the process of sending these images to the brain to be converted into useful information, and breathing while doing so are all m…
January 7, 2020Read More

2019 literature review part 4: arthritis, sports injuries, and opioids

We distribute newsletters every week to educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist first when dealing with any type of pain. In working…
December 31, 2019Read More

2019 literature review part 3: knee, foot, and ankle pain

We distribute newsletters every week to educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist first when dealing with any type of pain. In working…
December 17, 2019Read More

2019 Literature Review part 2: shoulder, wrist, and hand pain

We distribute newsletters every week to educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist first when dealing with any type of pain. In working…
December 10, 2019Read More

2019 Literature Review part 1: neck, back, and jaw pain

We distribute news each week to help educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist early when dealing with any type of pain. …
December 3, 2019Read More

Better results and lower costs by seeing a physical therapist early

Evidence on use of physical therapy during an initial episode of low back pain is mixed Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common health conditions, as about 65-80% of adults will experience it at some point in their lifetime. Many treatment options…
November 26, 2019Read More

Seeing a physical therapist first can lead to better results

Some patients may put off going to physical therapy for any number of reasons, sometimes for an extended period. Individuals might believe that their condition will improve on its own, that treatment is too expensive for their budget, or they may…
November 19, 2019Read More

Opioids can be avoided by seeing a physical therapist first.

Visiting a physical therapist for injuries and painful conditions is always a smart choice that can lead to similar—or better—outcomes compared to surgery, and at a lower cost. But this is just one of the numerous benefits that physical therapy ca…
November 12, 2019Read More

Physical therapy can help avoid the expenses of surgery

If you experience an injury or happen to be in pain for a long period of time, relief may eventually become your number one priority. There are many treatment options available to address these 8types of issues, and what’s right for you depends on…
November 5, 2019Read More

For patients who repeatedly sprain their ankles hands-on PT can help

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in athletes and those who are physically active. In addition to the initial pain and disability that these injuries cause, up to 41% of patients who sprain their ankle once will go on to develop a condition called…
October 29, 2019Read More

For ankle/foot pain, rest, massage, and footwear adjustments are best

Try to think about all the movements that are needed to get you through a typical day. Chances are, regardless of what type of work you do or what your day consists of, you’ll notice that you probably use your feet and ankles at least a fair amount…
October 15, 2019Read More

Treat your feet right and stay conditioned to avoid injury

For most of us our feet provide the freedom to get from point A to B with minimal effort. But even though they provide this incredible ability, it’s easy to take the feet for granted, and perhaps we often ignore these wonderful appendages.…
October 8, 2019Read More

Foot & ankle injuries are a common problem for active individuals

Over time, exercise and physical activity tend to strain certain areas of the body to the point of pain, and this distribution is not equally divided. While the region that’s affected has much to do with the activity being performed, there are some…
October 1, 2019Read More

PT leads to improvements for patients with common jaw disorder

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a term used to describe a set of common conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The TMJ connects the jaw to the skull and allows it to move up and down and from side to side. Typical symptoms of TMDs…
September 26, 2019Read More

You can alleviate your jaw pain with some simple home remedies

Whether you realize it or not, you use your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pretty often. This joint connects your lower jaw to the rest of the skull right in front of your ears, and you can actually feel it if you touch right below your temples and open y…
September 17, 2019Read More

Avoid a jaw problem by chewing properly and practicing good posture

There are over 200 bones in the human body, and the head and face account for 22 of these. Of the face and head bones, the lower jawbone—or mandible—is the only one that can move. The mandible is connected to the temporal bone of the skull a…
September 10, 2019Read More

Jaw disorders can cause problems for similar reasons at different ages

Pain can develop just about anywhere in your body, and regardless of where it occurs, can prove to be an annoying problem. The jaw is one region that doesn’t get discussed as often as more common injury sites like the knees or the neck, but disorde…
September 3, 2019Read More

Value of PT is found to be far better than surgery for meniscus tears

The meniscus is a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage between the thighbone and the shinbone. There are two menisci (plural of meniscus) in each of your knees, and the job of each of these structures is to stabilize the knee joint and absorb shock. Tears of…
August 29, 2019Read More
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