This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout October 2022. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. Breast Cancer and Post-Mastectomy Rehab
Written by Mission Physical Rehabilitation with locations throughout San Antonio
Post-mastectomy physical therapy can aid in the overall recovery process by focusing on regaining strength and increasing the range of motion in your shoulder and arm. Early intervention by a physical therapist can help women regain full function following mastectomy surgery, regardless of whether or not a woman has had reconstruction. Read more
2. Why You Should Care About Your Pelvic Floor
Written by Sport & Spine Physical Therapy an outpatient physical therapy practice with locations in Wausau, WI, and Surrounding Areas.
The pelvic floor is the band of muscles that make up the hammock that supports all your abdominal organs. If you think of the trunk as a soda can, the diaphragm is the top of the can, and the pelvic floor is the base. The pelvic floor needs to be flexible to allow things to pass through it (think #1 and #2), but also be strong enough to support everything in the can (think intestines, bladder, etc.). When things go wrong in that band of muscles, we call it a pelvic floor disorder. Read more
3. 3 Reasons to go to Physical Therapy After Surgery
Written by Wright Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy group located throughout Southern Idaho
Whether you’re undergoing a joint replacement, back surgery, or some other procedure, we’re confident that working with a physical therapist can help you heal up and get back to your active lifestyle as efficiently and safely as possible. Every year, our physical therapy team meets thousands of individuals recovering from surgery. Curious about why physical therapy is so important in the post-surgical window? We’ve got three reasons to pique your interest! Read more
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the PT News October 2022 edition.