Category Archives: News

Exploring the Benefits of Therapeutic Massages by Physical Therapist

Therapeutic massages have long been celebrated for their ability to promote relaxation and relieve stress. However, their benefits extend far beyond mere relaxation, particularly when performed by a skilled physical therapist. Through a combination of expert knowledge and hands-on techniques, our physical therapists provide a unique approach to therapeutic massages that can address specific health [...]

Nutrition Education

Nutrition plays a vital role in our overall health and well-being. It's not just about shedding a few pounds; it's about nourishing our bodies to thrive. When it comes to the secrets of living a healthy life, it seems that there are no secrets. From diet gurus to celebrities, everyone seems to have the answers [...]

Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE)

What is Functional Capacity Evaluation? Functional Capacity Evaluation, commonly referred to as FCE, is a comprehensive assessment of tests, practices, and observations that aim to determine an individual's physical capacity and ability to safely return to work after a work-related injury or extended medical leave. These evaluations are evidenced-based and legally defensible XRTS tests that [...]

Home Exercise Programs (HEP)

When a patient walks in for physical therapy, one of the things they are sent home with is a home exercise program. But what exactly are the benefits of a home exercise program? If you’re on the fence about whether or not to take your HEP seriously, we’re here to tell you why you should. [...]

Physical Therapy for Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's Elbow Golfer's elbow, medically known as medial epicondylitis, is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation on the inside of the elbow. Although it is often associated with golfers, it can affect anyone who performs repetitive gripping or wrist flexion activities. Golfer’s elbow often occurs with repetitive activities such as swinging a golf [...]

Back Pain: Relief with Piriformis Stretch

Back pain is a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is also the most common conditions for patients seeking help from our physical therapist. Back pain can range from mild discomfort to crippling agony, significantly impacting one’s quality of life. When suffering from back pain, it's in the patient's best interest to [...]

Arthritis – OA, RA, and Gout

What is Arthritis? Arthritis refers to a group of conditions characterized by inflammation and stiffness in the joints, resulting in pain and decreased mobility. Some types of arthritis just affect a few joints and are called oligoarthritic. Others affect many joints in the body and are called polyarthritis. Arthritis can be symmetric, meaning the pain and [...]

Physical Therapy for Pregnancy

Although pregnancy is a wonderful process, women endure many physiological changes as a result of the process. These physiological changes may include an intense physical strain that may result in aches and pains in certain parts of the body. Physical therapy is typically associated with those who have sustained serious injuries from an accident. However, [...]

Avoiding Common Baseball Injuries

With this year's baseball season kicking off tonight, fans and teams are bracing themselves for what is hopefully going to be an injury-free season. Baseball players are constantly pushing their limits of what others perceive to be humanly possible on a daily basis. With every effort to pitch a fastball, or hit a home run, [...]

Most Common Basketball Injuries

Injuries can happen to college and professional players as well as recreational athletes. Physical therapists are adept at working with patients suffering from common basketball injuries and can help in a variety of different ways. Common Basketball Injuries Ankle sprains are easily the most common injury in basketball.  An ankle sprain is a partial or [...]