3 Signs You Need Hand Therapy Your hands are a powerful tool, capable of performing various tasks - from typing to writing to playing an instrument. Unfortunately, if you don't care for them, they can get injured and cause much pain and discomfort. Hand therapy is a form of physical therapy that focuses [...]
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8 Ways Physical Therapy Can Improve Sports Performance Sports injuries are common. About 2 million high school athletes have an injury at some point during their playing career. These injuries are minor and can be treated with rest and physical therapy. Physical therapy can improve sports performance by helping you achieve better results [...]
8 Signs You Need Occupational Therapy What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy is a practice that aims to improve the quality of life for people with various disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. Studies have shown that occupational therapy can help people recover, improve, and maintain the skills needed for everyday life. It focuses on [...]
What to Expect During Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is an essential part of the recovery process for patients who have experienced a vestibular disorder. Vestibular disorders affect the inner ear, which controls balance and spatial orientation. Our physical therapists will work with you on various exercises that will help improve [...]
5 Physical Therapy Exercises for Sprained Ankle Relief A sprained ankle can be painful and cause tremendous discomfort, especially if it is accompanied by swelling and bruising. It requires immediate treatment, as the injury can lead to a complete loss of function and even permanent damage to your foot if not treated properly. [...]
5 At-Home Neck Exercises to Relieve Tension Have you ever noticed that your neck and shoulders tense after a long day at work, and your posture is slightly off? You’re not alone. Did you know neck pain affects more than 30% of adults in the United States, and nearly half will continue to [...]
How to Relieve Back Pain With Physical Therapy Back pain is a regular part of life for many people. Did you know that 20 to 25 percent of the adult population experience chronic back pain? It can be caused by an injury, illness, or even poor posture. A physical therapist can help you [...]
10 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Back Pain Back pain is a prevalent condition that affects approximately 3 out of 10 U.S adults and is one of the most common reasons people seek medical care. It may affect the lower back and the neck. A recent study found that back pain was responsible [...]
How Physical Therapy Can Help You Recover From a Sports Injury Last year a total of 3.2 million people were treated in emergency departments for injuries involving sports and recreational activities—and the activities most frequently associated with those injuries were cycling, exercise and basketball. There’s almost nothing more frustrating than injuring yourself while [...]