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Improve Your Posture at Work

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Postural muscles are used to prevent the forces of gravity from pushing us forward, help us maintain balance, and allow us to move effectively and efficiently. Poor posture, which can be caused by tight or weak muscles, stress, incorrect body positioning, obesity, and wearing uncomfortable shoes, puts a strain on […]

Tips to Prevent Sports Shoulder Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin If you have injured your shoulder with a fracture, strain, or a sprain, you need to rehab safely to take care of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. We usually injure our shoulders through either overuse, wear and tear of joints, trauma, or a false movement. Common shoulder injuries include: Bursitis […]

5 Ways Physical Therapy Benefits Pregnant Women

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Pregnancy is a wonderful process, but as part of the process, women endure many physiological changes, including an intense physical strain that can lead to discomfort and pain in certain parts of the body. Most people associate physical therapy with patients that have suffered severe injuries from an accident. But […]

How to Make an Ergonomic School Space at Home

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Make an Ergonomically Friendly School Space With many districts beginning the school year at home, we wanted to continue our back to school theme, and talk about how to set up an ergonomically friendly school space for your child. The good news is that kids have the same needs as […]

PT News August 2020

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout June & July 2020. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Sports Periodization Can Help You Peak and Avoid Overuse Injuries Written by Physical […]

Back Pack Safety 101

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin With summer coming to an end and the need for school supplies and backpacks returning, here are a few tips to keep in mind when shopping with your child. Continue below for back pack safety tips to make sure your kids don’t have any unnecessary back pain this year. Size Should […]

Physical Therapy for NBA Players

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Playing basketball is all about speed, fast breaks, agility, and high-impact movements. It is a vertical sport that includes jumping and landing activities that might lead to injuries. Some of the best NBA players’ careers have been ruined because of injuries. This makes the need for physical therapists important, especially […]

Getting Back To Fitness After Injury: How To Do It Safely

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin If you’re taking part in a sport and training regularly to hit peak performance, you’ll understand the impact an injury can have. Lost training days, empty pages on the diary, targets to revise and thoughts going around your head – what do I do now? The number one rule is […]

Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Going to Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin You were not meant to live in pain. As therapists, we spend our entire careers working to help the people in our communities feel better and get back to the things they enjoy most. We know that living through a pandemic and social distancing won’t take your pain away – […]

PT News July 2020

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout June & July 2020. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Now is the Time to Start Physical Therapy Written by Mishock Physical Therapy […]

Hot Weather Exercise Tips

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin As the temperatures continue to rise, we have decided to put together a few hot weather exercise tips to consider while staying active and for staying hydrated through the summer. Set your alarm: Sunrise is generally the coolest time of day, so get up and get out early. It may […]

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 […]

Your Health is Our Top Priority

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Updated 6/24/2020 Preventing the Spread of Illness Due to the emergence of COVID-19 we are taking necessary precautions to prevent the spread of this virus and encouraging everyone to take action to stay healthy. While we are all changing our daily routines during this global health crisis, we want to […]

PT News June 2020 Live Edition

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This month in PT News we recap the educational videos that our partnering clinics have been sharing to their Facebook followers. We are happy to share with you some great information on topics that can help you more easily live a pain-free life. 1. What Should I Do for My […]

4 Steps to Prevent Text Neck

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Did you know that for every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 lbs?  – Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3 Prevent Neck Pain While Working on Your Laptop or Phone  1. Raise your phone: Hold your […]