4 Things To Expect After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

June 3rd, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Shoulder replacement (also known as shoulder arthroplasty) is a major surgery in which all or part of the shoulder joint is replaced. This surgery is only done when other conservative treatments no longer provide pain relief or when severe pain … Continue reading

3 Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help Manage Headaches

June 3rd, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Headaches affect 47% of the world’s population. They are described by the type and location of pain in the head. Many headaches are harmless and resolve on their own. However, frequent moderate to severe headaches can impact your ability to … Continue reading

How to Keep up With Your Physical Therapy Program in the Summer

June 3rd, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Keeping up with physical therapy during the summer months can be tough. There are so many other things we have going on, vacations, parties, travel, outdoor activities, sports and more. But if you are currently in PT, there is an … Continue reading

Movement is Medicine: Physical Therapy & Arthritis

May 13th, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

May is national arthritis month. Arthritis may seem relatively benign – everyone knows someone who has arthritis. But here are some numbers that help put the problem of arthritis into perspective: Arthritis is the leading cause of disability. Arthritis affects … Continue reading

Tips For New Hikers

May 13th, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Getting out into nature is a great way to get exercise, lower your stress levels, and get your daily dose of vitamin D! If you are considering going hiking this autumn to see the leaves near you or just to … Continue reading

7 Tips To Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

April 23rd, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Gardening activities, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching, and raking can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints. The following tips can help you minimize these aches and pains: 1. Get moving before you garden. Take a 10-minute brisk … Continue reading

What is Occupational Therapy?

April 1st, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Occupational therapy is the art and science of rehabilitating and re-educating patients who have suffered an injury, illness, or have a disability to return to their daily activities. It pertains to more than someone’s job – occupational therapy includes all … Continue reading

Let the Spring Cleaning Begin! 10 Tips From Your PT and OT

March 20th, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Before you begin your spring cleaning, we recommend creating a written list of all the tasks you want to accomplish. Making a list can also help prioritize the tasks that need to be done and virtualize the amount of work … Continue reading

How PT Can Help With MS

March 11th, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Physical therapy for people with MS focuses on helping them return to the roles performed at home, work, and in the community. Your first physical therapy visit will consist of a complete examination to determine your impairments (ie, weakness, pain, … Continue reading

Spring into Action: Changes in Weather Change Your Activity Level

March 11th, 2024 / dave / 0 comments

Spring is in the air, meaning more than just blooming flowers and chirping birds. It’s a natural nudge to shake off the winter blues and be more active. Research that looked at the seasonality of physical activity proves this is true. Across various … Continue reading