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Now Providing Online Physical & Occupational Therapy Care

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Our partnering clinics are now providing physical and/or occupational therapy care! There are now two ways to help patients recover from injury: In Person:We are still open and welcoming patients to receive the care they need in our clinic. Click here for more information about the precautions we are taking […]

4 Ways to Stay Active While Social Distancing

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Most of us have found ourselves at home looking for things to do. Even though we may not be able to make it to the gym or to a group class with friends, there are still ways to stay active while social distancing at home. Here are our top 4 […]

Your Health is Our Top Priority

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Preventing the Spread of Illness Updated 3/25/2020 As you are aware, there is an emerging public health threat related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), additionally, it is also flu and respiratory disease season. We are taking necessary precautions to prevent the spread of these viruses and encouraging everyone to […]

Physical Therapy for Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Golfer’s Elbow, medically known as medial epicondylitis,  is a painful condition where the tendons that attach to the inside of the elbow become inflamed due to repetitive use of the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. It often occurs with repetitive activities such as swinging a golf club or tennis racket, […]

How to Run with Bad Knees: Pain Prevention & Care

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The biggest fear of every runner is that their joints are going to start to ache and prevent them from running. You can actually never know when something like knee or ankle pain could occur, but you should know the most common reasons that happen and how to prevent it. […]

PT News February 2020

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout February 2020. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. 8 Great Pelvic Floor Stretches to do During Pregnancy Written by Ability Rehabilitation with multiple […]

Can Knee Pain Cause Low Back Pain?

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Knee osteoarthritis remains a significant problem among US adults 60 years and older. A recent study suggests knee arthritis rates as high as 37 % with women showing higher rates vs men (42% vs 31%) and higher rates among those with significant weight problems. As a result, many of these […]

10 Ways To Avoid Common Baseball Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin According to an article published by the Journal of Athletic Training, youth baseball players reported throwing-arm pain 74% of the time. They also reported that UCL reconstructions between 2003 and 2014 increased 343%, with 56.6% in those aged 15 to 19 years. With the increase injuries related to the pitching […]

How To Safely Get In and Out of a Chair After Surgery

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin After going through total replacement surgery, it can be difficult to move around. Shortly after discharge, but before outpatient physical therapy begins, most patients will be seen by a home health nurse or physical therapist. Their visits with you will focus on making sure the wound heals properly and that […]

PT News January 2020

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout January 2020. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. How to Keep Up With Your New Year’s Resolutions Written by Momentum Physical Therapy with […]

How Long Does it Take to Recover from ACL Surgery

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin WHAT IS THE ACL? The knee is essentially a hinged joint that is held together by four ligaments. They include the medial collateral (MCL), lateral collateral (LCL), anterior cruciate (ACL) and posterior cruciate (PCL) ligaments. The ACL runs diagonally in the middle of the knee, preventing the lower leg from […]

Why Should I Do My Home Exercise Program?

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin When a patient walks in for physical therapy, one of the things they are sent home with is a home exercise program. But why do they do that? Aren’t they supposed to take care of everything while you are in the clinic?  These are questions that may run through your […]

5 Ways to Protect Seniors from Winter Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin While winter is undoubtedly a time of joy – with the holidays and all the Christmas spirit – it is also a time of harsh weather, dark nights, and worsened moods. Seniors can often feel winter more strongly than younger people do, as the weather conditions can limit their access […]

Exercise Tips to Get You Moving

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Becoming physically active requires a conscious effort for most adults. Develop an exercise program to fit your individual goals. Be sure to consider ways to increase your activity levels throughout the day. Every little bit helps! If you find it too challenging to fit 30 minutes of activity into your […]

PT News December 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout December 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Effective Nutrition Strategies Written by The Center for Physical Rehabilitation with multiple locations throughout greater […]