Oct News

October 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

Experiencing difficulty with every day activities, weakness or pain? Physical therapy may be just the thing to get you back to doing the activities you love.   1. Myth: I need a referral to see a physical therapist. Fact: A … Continue reading

Should I ice or heat?

August 28th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

I hear this question in many situations where someone may be having neck or shoulder pain because their muscles are feeling knotted up (see blog entry #1), post-op such as after a total knee replacement or post injury like an … Continue reading

Aug News

August 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

eccentric? It’s really something that all of us have been subconsciously doing since the first time we ever picked up a weight. After some details about it, all of it will come together and make a lot of sense. So … Continue reading

July News

July 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

Getting Physical to Beat Cancer Increasing numbers of studies are indicating that physical activity can reduce the incidence of cancer. World Health Organization recommendations say that undertaking 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic physical activity a week can reduce the … Continue reading

June News

June 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

WHERE TO START When you have low back pain Don’t Delay. For patients with a first episode of low back pain (LBP), getting to physical therapy early can be the key to significantly reduced health care costs. Researchers analyzed 122,723 … Continue reading

Is it tight?

June 2nd, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

“Is that tight?” Muscles and Tone “Is that tight?” Very often as we are working with our hands, feeling how our patient’s joints, muscles, tendons, and skin/fascia move, we may come across an area that elicits discomfort. Sometimes this might … Continue reading

New Blog Series!

June 1st, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

Hello! My name is Dr. Jesse Roles, PT, DPT, MTC. I’m a physical therapist with CACC Physical Therapy in Parker. I’m going to be writing a number of entries for this blog every year to address common questions and concepts … Continue reading

May News

May 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

PRE HAB The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS), found that physical therapy before joint replacement surgery, or “prehabilitation,” can diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent, saving an average of $1,215 per patient in skilled … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY HEALTH & FITNESS NEWS

April 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

Stop Pain…. Get Strong When recovering from a major surgery or illness, time is one of the best medicines, but there are many things you can do in order to speed up that process. Often, there is a considerable amount … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY HEALTH & FITNESS NEWS

March 19th, 2015 / dave / 0 comments

Slow and Steady Wins the Race This saying may have more meaning in light of a recent research finding: while a light jog a few times a week may help you live longer, more intense running may do no more … Continue reading