Performance Physical Therapy Blog

By Kate Vander Wiede A fall at the post office led the independent-minded Hope Andrew to seek physical therapy Hope Andrew’s kids had been bothering her for awhile to go to physical therapy, which they thought would help fix the shoulder pain she’d been experiencing. She wasn’t having it.  “I just told them, ‘I’m not … Continue reading 91-years-old and pushing forward

By Kate Vander Wiede Caroline Greineder, 20, had been dealing with pain for seven months before she came to Performance’s East Greenwich clinic in October. Unable to walk without pain, let alone participate in the activities she loved like running and soccer, Caroline hoped physical therapist Dr. Nicole Coogan would be able to help her … Continue reading Patience and progress was paramount as Caroline Greineder recovered from knee pain

In this podcast, physical therapist Dr. Steve Alden and CEO Dr. Michelle Collie discuss baseball – from how to play safe and protect your shoulders, to why the sport is a great one for kids. As we enter baseball season, baseball players of all ages should remember the following: Keep your shoulder strong.  The Thrower’s … Continue reading #BETTER #FASTER Podcast: Dr. Steve Alden talks about all things baseball

Dr. Kayleigh Melroy

Dr. Michelle Collie interviews Physical Therapist and Clinic Director at our Middletown clinic, Dr. Kayleigh Melroy, and Personal Trainer at Newport Athletic Club, Tyler Ayers. They discuss the ways that Physical Therapy and Personal Training can compliment each other. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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?

 
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