Physical Therapy

Physical therapists can teach patients how to prevent or manage their pain so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. These blogs are dedicated to the treatment, prevention, and management of pain.

What Is Dry Needling? 2021-03-15 Dry Needling (DN) is a treatment technique in which thin filament needles are inserted in or around muscles, ligaments, tendons, scar tissue or nerves that may be causing pain.
Create a Strong Core in 2021: 5 of the Best Exercises 2021-01-06 As we ring in 2021, many of us our thinking about our new years resolutions. A lot of these resolutions may include fitness goals. At the top of the fitness list should be core strengthening.
Warming Up 2020-12-22 It is widely known and accepted in sports and exercise that a warmup routine is extremely important. Warming up before exercise can improve your performance, make you feel better while working out, and reduce your risk of injury. But what exactly is the best way to warm up?
Heat or Ice? 2020-11-16 One of the most often-asked questions in physical therapy is "Should I use heat or ice?" Which one to use, at what time, how often and for how long?
Three Exercises You Should Never Do 2020-10-13 Physical therapists are usually the first group of people to suggest exercise as the solution to any injury. However, there are certain exercises that we try to steer people away from because they have a tendency to hurt vulnerable areas of the body.
Desk Ergonomics 2020-10-06 First of all, what is ergonomics? Ergonomics is the use of physiological and psychological information to design products, or the science of designing the workplace.
Is sitting the new smoking? 2020-08-27 Lower back pain is the most common physical therapy diagnosis in the United States. There is an 80% chance that someone has had at least one episode of low back pain at some point in their lives.
My Achilles is A-killing Me 2020-08-20 Achilles injuries are some of the most common injuries in dancers. These muscles help point your foot, hold you in releve, and generate power to jump.
Ankle Sprain? Start rehab off on the right foot. 2020-08-06 The foot and ankle are the most commonly injured body parts in ballet dancers. One of the most common ankle injuries is a lateral ankle sprain.
Core-antine Routine 2020-05-18 Social distancing may be putting a hamper on your training, but that does not mean you can’t stay in shape while not going to the studio or gym. Being at home probably means you are less active than usual, and sitting or reclining more often. Frequent or prolonged sitting can affect your posture, core activation […]