Commonly Utilized Fitness Tools: As recommended by your neighborhood Physical Therapist

Commonly Utilized Fitness Tools: As recommended by your neighborhood Physical Therapist

We take great pride in the work we do with our hands in physical therapy. But what about when you’re at home, on the road, at work, or sippin’ a pina colada on vacation? We like to empower our patients to help them take control of their own lives. Part of this is to help our patients remain committed to their program, and another part of it is to make sure the manual therapy we perform carries over.

Rehabilitation After A Stroke

Rehabilitation After A Stroke

Anyone who has experienced the effects of a stroke personally, or through someone you know, understands just how scary they can be, not just during the stroke but after. While these are all very real and common symptoms post-stroke, rehabilitation for stroke patients has advanced significantly and can drastically improve your long-term results, especially when starting physical therapy early.

Who Needs the Headache?: Physical Therapy & Headache Relief        

Who Needs the Headache?: Physical Therapy & Headache Relief        

All too often we see patients come to us with complaints of headaches that are stemming from the base of their skull and projecting to the orbital region. This is a classic cervicogenic headache, which is a real pain in the neck (pun intended). Patients who suffer from this typically lack range of motion in their neck, and have tenderness and pain when pressing on the upper neck region.

Ways To Improve Balance & Prevent Falls

Ways To Improve Balance & Prevent Falls

cause difficulties with standing and walking and put those affected at a higher risk of falling. Older adults especially are at a higher risk to have these types of issues that can lead to a fall. “According to the CDC, more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States and 20% to 30% of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries. Physical therapists can help in risk reduction and prevention of falls.”