Blog

Ease Biceps Tendinitis with Physical Therapy

The biceps tendon connects the biceps muscle in the upper arm to the elbow. The tendon acts like a tough connective tissue. The inflammation of this tendon is bicep tendinitis. Physical therapy can help reduce pain and regain mobility. Causes Some of the causes of biceps tendinitis include: a fall that injures the shoulder excessive […]

Read More

Cause of a Wrist Fracture

Colles' fracture refers to a fracture around the wrist. Typically, it occurs due to a fall on an outstretched hand. Specifically, the fracture occurs at the end of a bone in the forearm called the radius (at the cortico-cancellous junction). Dorsal displacement and dorsal angulation are common characteristics of such a fracture. Falling on an […]

Read More

How to Make Kids Healthy and Happy

Getting your child involved in sports is an excellent way to encourage exercise and prevent childhood obesity. This is a proud feeling for every parent, and the expectation is that the child will have fun, gain confidence and interact with other children in the process. To determine what your child will enjoy participating in, help […]

Read More

Pre-Surgery Physical Therapy

Most people think of physical therapy in regard to rehabilitation following surgery, but it's also beneficial for preparing the body to undergo a surgical procedure. It's effective for aiding in quicker recovery times, decreasing the potential for complications, and reducing the care required after surgery - especially in major procedures such as joint replacements. It's […]

Read More

Physical Therapy – The Secret to Athletic Excellence

The vast majority of people believe the primary use of physical therapy is for back pain or rehabilitation of an injury such as fracture leg or whiplash. While physical therapy is beneficial in all those situations, it's equally advantageous for individuals who want to improve their athletic performance. Athletes don't have to seek the services […]

Read More

Preparing for Spring with Physical Therapy

With the coming of spring, the urge to get outside and "do something" to alleviate cabin fever will be strong. After a winter of relative inactivity or virtual hibernation, it's a good idea for the body to get a tune up to prepare it for the stresses of emerging gardening, biking and baseball season. Even […]

Read More

Physical Therapy for Restful Nights and Pain Free Days

7 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Physical therapy treatments can be applied to any part of the body. The methods employed by a physical therapist will focus on relieving pain and inflammation, obtaining the restful sleep you need, and help you retain mobility. Physical therapy will help you: Relieve pain Sleep better Increase stability, endurance […]

Read More

Avoid Children’s Injuries Before They Happen with Physical Therapy

Training With Professionals Parents and caregivers should ensure that children are under the guidance of a coach or athletic trainer to learn the proper techniques and form needed to be safe in the sport or activity in which they're participating. They should have the appropriate safety gear and know how to use it. It's important […]

Read More