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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 […]

How to Sleep Better Tonight

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin THE NECESSITY OF SLEEP Nutrition and exercise are important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but sleep is often overlooked. We’re going to look at why sleep is important and how you can sleep better tonight. The National Sleep Foundation Recommends General benefits of getting a good night’s sleep Having a […]

How to Stay Physically and Mentally Active During Isolation

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Self-isolation during the coronavirus pandemic has come as quite a shock to many of us – especially those who are used to a more active lifestyle. And while we are waiting for the day when we can safely return to life as we once knew it, let’s focus our efforts […]

PT News May 2020

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout April & May 2020. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. COVID-19 Scientific Update and Masks Written by Mishock Physical Therapy with multiple locations […]

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Stress

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Let’s face it, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit each of us differently. While some stress over making ends meet, essential workers are putting themselves at risk to help others. Parents are now trying to navigate homeschooling, while others are working through loneliness. Regardless of what you are experiencing, the result […]

The Ergonomic Workstation

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Having an ergonomic workstation means that your desk and the things on it are arranged in such a way, that they prevent injury and are well within reach and use. An ergonomic workstation also promotes good posture. Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity […]

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 […]