This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout January 2024. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. Ankle Injury: Sprain or Fracture
Written by The Jackson Clinics with locations throughout Northern Virginia
Ankles, the unsung heroes of mobility, often bear the brunt of our daily activities. Ankle injuries are common, whether it’s a misstep on uneven ground or a sudden twist. However, distinguishing between a sprain or a fracture is crucial for effective treatment and recovery. Today, we’ll delve into the key differences between ankle sprains and fractures… Read more
2. Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFR): Enhancing Strength, Hypertrophy, and Power
Written by Mishock Physical Therapy an outpatient physical therapy practice with clinics throughout Montgomery, Berks, and Chester Counties.
In Part I of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR), we reviewed the history of the technique and the evidence of its use during physical therapy and rehabilitation when returning from injury or orthopedic surgery. Whether an individual is focusing on recovering from an injury or training to enhance sports performance, BFR can optimize strength, endurance, motor control, and power. In this article, I will review the physiological mechanisms behind BFR… Read more
3. Physical Therapy for a Broken Rib
Written by Integrated Rehabilitation Services an outpatient physical therapy group with locations throughout the state of Connecticut.
Your ribs play a protective role, shielding your lungs and chest cavity from impact. Yet these forces may be sharp enough to break a rib or two, resulting in pain and breathing difficulties. Recovery following a broken rib often involves strengthening the area and addressing breathing concerns. Learn what to expect from physical therapy… Read more
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the PT News January 2024 edition.