Preventing Falls With Balance & Vestibular Rehabilitation

Have you noticed yourself getting lightheaded and grabbing onto furniture or leaning against a wall to steady your body throughout the day? You might be dealing with a vestibular problem. Our physical therapists can help you figure out the source of your symptoms and guide you to a solution that works. Each year over 10 […]

Reduce Injuries with Functional Movement

Have you been dealing with an ache or pain that doesn’t seem to go away or worried about an injury sidelining you this sports season? At Excel Physical Therapy, our physical therapy team is highly trained to identify what injuries athletes and non-athletes may be susceptible to, regardless of age, gender, or ability. Our team […]

What is a Physical Therapist?

Physical therapy graduates undergo 6 to 7 years of education and training to become a clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT).  Our role is to help you physically improve and recover from any condition in which the muscles, bones, joints, or nerves have been injured or damaged.  Whether it’s pain, weakness, or loss of balance […]

The Difference Between Back Pain and Sciatica

Have you been struggling with persistent back pain and been told it’s because you have sciatica? Does your pain travel down your leg? It can be challenging to understand when it seems like even the medical community disagrees with what to call your condition. Fortunately, at Excel Physical Therapy, we can clear it up for […]

Addressing Your Dizziness

New Technology Helps Physical Therapists Identify Vestibular Disorders Dizziness and vertigo are among the most common complaints of individuals seeking medical attention, both in the emergency department and with their primary care providers. Vestibular disorders are responsible for the majority of dizziness/vertigo complaints. The Vestibular System, or inner ear, is a highly sensitive system that […]

Speed, Longevity, and Pain-Free Golf

Getting into the Swing of Things Spring has sprung; the grass is getting greener, the birds are chirping, the sun is rising earlier, and that means it’s that time of year for tens of millions of Americans to hit the links. Men and women of all ages and handicaps will be waking up at the […]

Meditation to Help Manage Stress

Stressful circumstances can take many forms. Work deadlines, disagreements, and traffic jams are just a few examples. Stress is a part of life that most of us can’t avoid. While short-term stress responses have evolved to be protective for us, persistent stress can have a host of negative health effects. To deal with these situations, […]

Patient Success Story – West Chester

“Excel Physical Therapy has encouraged me and enabled me to successfully recover from several injuries and accidents in recent years and I am so grateful. My right leg had patellar scar tissue from an accident 3 decades ago. Trauma from that accident also caused ankle fusion on that same leg. Last year I fell and reinjured […]

Patient Success Story – Pottstown

“I went through years of chiropractic help and tried anything to make my neck and back pain go away. Nothing was working for me. The chiropractor only ever caused more pain and stress. I dealt with this pain until I reached a max breaking point. One night I couldn’t bear it anymore. I’m 17 years […]

I Want to Start Running!

Tips for Beginners Spring is here, and that means you may be itching for a new form of exercise. If running is something you want to pursue, we are here to help. One of the biggest challenges a new runner faces is not knowing how or where to start, so we have recommendations for your […]