Sometimes you can do everything right, living a life guided by the best practices for knee injury prevention, and you still find yourself faced with the prospect of knee replacement surgery. Maybe you’ve had an accident or maybe the pain of osteoar
We could all use a little physical therapy now and then.
Whether it’s illness, injury, or disability, any condition that limits our capabilities or causes us pain is a candidate for PT.
Licensed physical therapists are specialists in restorin
We take our knees for granted. They do what they’re supposed to do, taking us from place to place without any trouble. We walk, we run, we jump without a concern. But at the first sign of pain everything changes. We limp, we moan, we sit. We pick u
The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the human body, with a design that allows us to lift and twist and reach and pull, and a greater range of motion than any other joint. But because there are so many pieces involved in making a shoulde
There’s a lot to consider for physical therapists planning to start a new practice or set up a new clinic. Not only will you be striving to offer the best patient care, but you’ll also have all the concerns of establishing and growing a
Resistance tubing and bands are among the most common of physical therapy tools, and we all know how great they can be for helping us get strong and stay that way. Resistance tubing is lightweight and easily portable, unlike cumbersome free weight se
Every injury is different, and every injury comes with its own unique set of protocols and exercises for recovery. Even for two people with similar injuries, the rehabilitation process may not be the same. Fortunately, physical therapists are experts
More and more, the evidence is proving to us that our general fitness exercises are not enough. We can't just walk or jog or swim or bike and expect to maintain functional fitness throughout our lives. For healthy muscles, bones, and balance well int
All this time spent hunched over our computers and phones is leading to a modern epidemic of poor posture. We slouch without realizing it, our bodies thrown out of balance by muscles that are either too tight or too weak. Our necks hurt, there are pa
A shoulder pulley is a simple, portable device for injury rehabilitation. Consisting of a rope with two handles, a pulley, and an anchor point, shoulder pulleys allow patients to perform self-assisted range of motion exercises. These exerci