Physical Therapists Can Help America Get Back to Work The increasing use of opioids in America and the problems resulting from it have been well documented by the media. Most stories have focused on the increased number of deaths and injuries from overdoses. Many more problems related to this epidemic exist but receive less coverage. … Continue reading Now This… Opioids Are Affecting Our Labor Force
That’s why Physical Therapy is so much more than treating aches and pains. Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve sprained an ankle or developed tennis elbow, but what about when you need to boost your mood? Though highly skilled in methods that improve mobility and reduce pain following an injury, physical therapists can … Continue reading We want our community to lead a healthy, fulfilling, and happy lives.
JOSPT.com – What should patients with neck pain expect from physical therapy? Nine years ago, in 2008, physical therapists published the first neck pain clinical practice guidelines. These guidelines have been updated and are now available in the July 2017 issue of the JOSPT. As before, these guidelines make recommendations based on best practices from … Continue reading What should patients with neck pain expect from physical therapy?
ProvidenceJournal.com – Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night because your calf is in a painful cramp? When it happens to me, I have to swing my leg to the floor to stretch the cramp out. After one cramp, I’m usually doomed to several more the same night, in the same … Continue reading Leg, foot night cramps are pretty common