Keeping Up With PT on Vacation

Summer is a time for vacations! A break from our busy schedules and endless tasks to kick back and relax. Taking a vacation during physical therapy treatment, especially this time of year, is not uncommon. Missing several sessions during your plan of care can run the risk of losing some of your hard-earned progress. We […]

Decrease Neck Pain and Improve Your Quality of Life

Your Neck and You Have you been experiencing neck pain, headaches, dizziness, or stiffness? Are you using a computer or mobile device more frequently than normal? You aren’t alone. According to a literature review performed by Dr. Bart Green, approximately 67-80% of people will have neck pain at some point in their lives 1.  We’ve […]

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

We all know that exercise has many health benefits, but many women are unsure of how to approach exercise when they become pregnant. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), “Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should be encouraged to engage in aerobic and strength-conditioning exercises before, during, and after pregnancy.” In the absence […]

Is Your Lower Back Ready For Winter?

Your holiday shopping is done, but is your lower back ready for this winter? Your hat and scarf were thrown aside after about 10 minutes of shoveling, once you started sweating. You got down the sidewalk with ease, breathing heavy but feeling good. It wasn’t until you tackled the ridge of packed snow, plowed around […]

Balance & Dizziness: How You Can Prevent Falls

Falling is one of the most important day-to-day risks for individuals 65 and older. With as many as 30% of falls resulting in a moderate to severe injury, it’s not uncommon to see a single fall as the beginning of a vicious cycle.    Falls are not inevitable and, in the vast majority of cases, […]

Foot Focused: The Importance of a Strong Foot Core System

Whether you are a school-aged child with chronic ankle injuries, a competitive athlete wanting to improve your skills, a “stand all day” hard worker with lingering back pain, or a retired grandparent concerned about changes in your balance, there is potentially a shared quality among you: a weak foot core system.  Too often, the strength […]

Is Your Back Pain Really Coming from Your Back?

Have you ever had pain in the base of your spine, going into your buttock, pelvis, or leg? Everyone says it’s your back, but is it? How do you find out? The key to resolving your symptoms is an accurate diagnosis. Let me walk you through the in-depth evaluation that you will receive at our […]

The Impact of a Sedentary Lifestyle

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented healthcare crisis, as, over the past several weeks, we have witnessed an entire population being asked to remain at home and limit their social interactions. During this time, the activities of even the fittest individuals have been restricted, replaced with more opportunities for inactivity, as well as sedentary behavior. A study (Krogh-Madsen […]

Immunity & Physical Therapy

Manage Pain, Inflammation & Your Immune System with Physical Therapy In this time of the pandemic, most people are aware of certain steps they can take to keep healthy, such as washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, and of course, maintaining […]

Overcome Your Neck Pain with Physical Therapy

It’s the end of the day and your neck is stiff and painful. You may even start to feel a headache coming on. Neck pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders experienced by the general population second only to low back pain. A recent study in the United States indicated that 15.1% of […]