Blog Archive

Working from home? Nov 23rd, 2020

Have you noticed that your back, neck, or shoulders have been aching at the end of the day after working from home or have you heard from another about this being a recent problem? Unfortunately, this can be a common side effect from working at home at a computer. Below...

What is my pain? Nov 16th, 2020

  Pain is a very subjective experience and can also be complicated because there are different types of pain produced by the body. Did you know that pain is recognized as the “fifth vital sign”?  Below are a few different types of pain and common descriptors for each type of...

Pre-habilitation Nov 11th, 2020

If you are planning on undergoing any surgery in the future your doctor may have talked to you about going to physical therapy afterwards, but what you should also consider is looking into doing some pre-surgery exercise known as pre-habilitation or prehab. What is it? Pre-habilitation aims to improve the...

What is a Physical Therapist? Oct 27th, 2020

Physical Therapists - or PTs – are movement experts. Our goal is to help provide you with strategies to improve your quality of life. What Physical Therapist do We examine patients and then based upon our findings develop a treatment plan that is individualized to help meet your needs. This...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Oct 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Postural alignment as the cause for headaches Aug 19th, 2020

Did you know that the head weighs between 15 – 20 lb? When the neck is aligned correctly this weight is not a burden on the shoulder girdle or muscles supporting the neck and shoulders...... However with forward head posturing as occurs more frequently when using computers, doing deskwork or...

Restoring sensation after surgery by scar tissue mobilization Aug 12th, 2020

Physical Therapy is beneficial after all types of surgical procedures including Total knee replacements, carpal tunnel release, Rotator cuff repairs, Laminectomy or spinal fusions. Etc  https://www.allhealthpt.com/services  In all these cases, patients are healing from a surgical incision and the incision site leaves scar tissue long after the staples or steri-strips...

How we don't want to be treated for medical appointments in 2020! May 23rd, 2020

Aren't we the medical professionals supposed to keep a clear head about us, when patients fall ill? Aren't we the ones who have been trained in clinical decision making, and because of our training to discern and differentiate symptoms for diagnostic criteria, aren't we the ones who have the most...

Why not hope for change to come in a positive way post COVID-19? Apr 21st, 2020

Today is April 20th. The hammer fell in Atlanta on March 13th. In 5 very long weeks, so much has been discussed, questioned, thought of and changed in the healthcare profession and the world pertaining to travel and entertainment in general. Along with that has come tremendous angst for our...

What COVID-19 has taught our practice about Telehealth Apr 16th, 2020

In March Telehealth visits rose by 50 % and in April the number will prove to be much higher........ Telemedicine is the ability to use electronic devices for audio or video connection between the Doctor(Provider) and the patient in order to allow medical intervention services to be performed without the...