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Post Concussion Recovery: Why Baseline Testing is Important

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Concussions are serious Medical providers may describe a concussion as a “mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, the effects of a concussion can be serious. Once an athlete has been suspected of having a concussion… when is it safe to go back to play? The […]

Physical Therapy can Help Battle Cancer Related Fatigue

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Should you Consider a Physical Therapy Cancer Fatigue Program? Cancer treatments are rigorous and can take a toll on the body. If you are feeling tired all the time you’re not alone. The number one complaint of cancer patients, affecting 78% to 96% of those undergoing treatment, is cancer related […]

PT News September 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout September 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Written by Spectrum Physical Therapy with three locations in New London County, […]

Top 5 Reasons Why you Need Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Did you know that physical therapists can do so much more than help you recover from an injury?  Research shows that the faster you initiate care, the lower the cost and the faster you can return to the game of life. Get the care you deserve when you need it. […]

Low Back Pain (LBP) Top 5 Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin How to Reduce Low Back Pain Over time, we develop arthritic changes in our back due to normal wear and tear. Below is a list of low back pain exercises that can help reduce lower back pain. These exercises will help you, in time, return you to your normal activities […]

The 4 Stages of Recovery After an Injury

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Soft tissue injuries are commonly categorized depending on a time frame beginning with the date the injury occurred. Physical therapy programs can help make recovery after an injury easier on the body.  Physical therapists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue injuries. They can also determine your […]

PT News August 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout August 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Physical Therapy Direct Access is Coming to Texas Written by Momentum Physical Therapy with multiple […]

What to Eat Before, During, & After a Game

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin What athletes eat can have effects on game day performance. It’s important to eat foods that will fuel the body and provide enough energy during the game. Carb-loading, however, is not a beneficial strategy for everybody. Loading up on carbs has both its pros and its cons for different athletes. […]

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 […]

5 Unique and Fun Ways to Do Aerobic Exercise

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Keeping our bodies healthy and active can be a chore. A well-balanced diet and regular exercise are important but not always fun. Even Zumba class can get old after some time. But there are things we can do to liven up our daily need for movement and luckily, they don’t […]

PT News July 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout July 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. When Your Arm is a Pain in the Neck Written by The Jackson Clinics with […]

PTandMe Goes Backstage with Ability at Fyter Fest and Fight for the Fallen

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin You may have noticed that PTandMe is working with AEW, All Elite Wrestling, to provide physical therapy and athletic training services backstage to their athletes. Our talented physical therapy partners at Ability Rehabilitation have been on-site at their most recent Florida Events (Fyter Fest and Fight for the Fallen) and […]

How Recumbent Bikes Can Help You with Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Recumbent bikes are fantastic pieces of gym equipment for rehabilitation and physical therapy. Their design and intent make them easy to use, with little strain on sore or injured joints, tendons, and ligaments. They also allow you to strengthen muscles during the process of recovering and after. What is a […]

Carpal Tunnel Causes, Relief, and Treatment

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin What is carpal tunnel and why does it hurt so much? The carpal tunnel is a small space at the wrist in which the median nerve and nine tendons pass through. The median nerve travels on top of the tendons through the tunnel. The tunnel itself is made up of […]

4 Common Pelvic Issues Seen by Physical Therapists

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Women’s bodies and their wellness are unique. Many factors cause problems specific to women’s bodies. Physical therapists specializing in women’s health can help female patients eliminate or manage pelvic pain or problems while restoring their quality of life. Using a comprehensive approach to evaluation and treatment, women’s health physical therapy […]