Archive for August, 2015

Lymphedema

By Stephanie Wilfong, DPT Whenever we hear the word “lymph,” it is most often associated with lymph nodes. We have lymph nodes throughout our entire body that work with the venous system to remove waste substances from our bodies.  When there is a disruption to the lymph system and the fluid cannot be drained properly, […]

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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissues Massage

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissues Massage (IASTM)...i.e., that odd little metal instrument I use, explained Dr. John O’Neil, DPT Physical Therapists have used their hands to improve blood flow and break up restrictions or myofascial adhesions in injured soft tissue for quite some time, but sometimes our fingers alone can't detect your restrictions at deeper levels […] Read More...