This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout May 2023. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. Is a Painful Herniated Disc Throwing Off Your Routine? PT Could Help
Written by Wright Physical Therapy with locations throughout Southern ID
f your doctor believes your disc is herniated, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan may be done to confirm the diagnosis. From this scan, your doctor will be able to clearly see if there is a herniated disc in the lower back region. If the disc is putting pressure on the spine, it can be detected. Your doctor will then provide you with a treatment plan, and will likely recommend physical therapy for pain relief… Read more
2. Warm Weather Exercise Tips
Written by The Center for Physical Therapy an outpatient physical therapy practice throughout Greater Grand Rapids, MI.
Exercising outside in the heat and humidity is not for the faint of heart, hot temps require some adaptations for the outdoor exerciser. The heat doesn’t have to put a stop to your outdoor exercise, but it will require you to listen to your body, be smart and be open to adapting your plans. Stay cool and stay smart! Read more
3. May is Arthritis Awareness Month
Written by Horizon Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, an outpatient physical therapy group with locations in and around Hilton Head, SC.
Arthritis isn’t just physically painful, but can also be isolating and discouraging. In simple terms, arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. It causes pain and stiffness that can worsen as you grow older. Arthritis is a reference to joint pain, or disease itself, and can cause permanent joint problems. It is most common in women, but studies show that some form of arthritis can be found in over 300,000 children. Arthritis, however, typically affects more people as they age. Read more
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the PT News May 2023 edition.