7 Reasons to Seek Your Own Independent Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist, Michelle

When you have been through an accident, injury, or are struggling with a physically challenging medical condition, physical therapy is often the best approach to both pain relief and recovery. While medication can dull existing pain, physical therapy can help you reduce the overall pain you experience and accelerate any healing that needs to be done. However, physical therapy isn’t … Read More

Why Aquatic Therapy May Be the Right Choice for You

What is Aquatic Physical Therapy? According to the Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy, aquatic physical therapy is “the evidence-based and skilled practice of physical therapy in an aquatic environment by a physical therapist.” The term itself encompasses a broad scope of small components that make up the full therapeutic experience. Everything from prevention to actual rehabilitation and treatment falls underneath … Read More

The Link Between Lower Back Pain and Pelvic Floor Problems

Do you suffer from lower back pain? If so, you’re not alone as about  80 percent of all Americans deal with it during some point in their lives. There are many reasons for lower back pain. One of the most commonly overlooked causes is PFD or pelvic floor disorders. Here’s how lower back pain may be caused by problems with … Read More

Cold or Hot Treatment: Which Works Best?

Whether you are active in sports or just doing your everyday activities, it’s easy to get injured. Using heat or cold to treat various conditions and injuries is simple, effective and affordable. The trick is knowing what will work best for an injury – heat, cold, or in some situations, both. The best use for cold therapy, or ice, would … Read More

How to Manage Back Pain & When to Seek Help

When you suffer from back pain, every day can seem like a struggle. The aches and pain can make even the most basic tasks difficult and can affect your overall well-being. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel, as there are a variety of behaviors, prevention methods, and exercises you can do to help manage your … Read More

Common Sports Injuries: How to Treat & Avoid

As an athlete, you’ve probably experienced your share of injuries—ranging from mild to severe—that have put you off your game for days or months at a time. It’s important to recognize the most common sports injuries that could happen in your sport of choice. Education and prevention is key: which activities cause which injuries? Is there anything you can do … Read More

3 Tips for a Smoother Pregnancy

DISCLAIMER: This information is for a woman experiencing a healthy pregnancy. If you are having problems or concerns, please seek medical care from a professional. It is best to consult with your doctor or physical therapist before beginning any exercises or lifestyle changes. During pregnancy, everything changes—your appetite, sleep schedule, and your body. When it comes to ensuring a smooth pregnancy … Read More