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Do Massage Guns Really Work?

This holiday season saw the highest sale of handheld massage devices than ever before.  Brands like Theragun and Hypervolt saw sales rise, but many similar devices from overseas also made their way into homes across the country.  Do massage guns work?  Are they dangerous?  Should I purchase the expensive one, or is a cheap knock-off [...]

By |2022-01-25T10:20:01+00:00January 25th, 2022|News Updates|

Physical Therapy, Self Care, and the Holidays

With Daylight Savings Time changing our clocks back it is a common experience to feel increasingly sad or depressed.  Adding the holidays to the shortened days can make many feel overwhelmed, but that doesn't have to be the case.  Physical therapy and self care play a much more important role during this time, and Natural [...]

By |2021-11-15T21:23:57+00:00November 15th, 2021|News Updates|

What Is Physical Therapy Like After A Knee Replacement?

What is physical therapy like after knee replacement?  With over one million knee replacement surgeries per year it is becoming one of the most popular procedures.  In fact, by 2030 this number is expected to grow to 3.5 million.  What can you expect when the road to recovery begins?  Knee replacement surgery -- also known [...]

By |2021-10-21T21:22:06+00:00October 21st, 2021|News Updates|

Playing Sports After 50

How can an adult keep playing sports as they age without suffering more and more injuries?  Here's the rub: you probably won't!  We all age and with aging comes injuries.  We deny our actual age and abilities and strive to do what we did as younger men and women.  But is there a way to [...]

By |2021-09-20T17:59:53+00:00September 20th, 2021|News Updates|

Can Physical Therapy Help Mental Focus?

The athletic world was thrown into upheaval when Simone Biles withdrew from her spot on the USA Women's gymnastics team.  While some reported it was due to an ankle injury Biles herself explained that it was a mental focus issue.  This only made matters worse: Biles was heckled on television shows and social media, so [...]

By |2021-08-10T16:12:42+00:00August 10th, 2021|News Updates|

What Is The Difference Between TENS and EMS Therapy?

A TENS unit, or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device, is used primarily to reduce pain signals from nerve endings.  It does this by using "small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a person’s skin."¹  This use of electricity works to reduce pain by flooding the nervous system and reducing its ability to [...]

By |2021-06-17T15:14:26+00:00June 16th, 2021|News Updates|

Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive Injury

With the work-from-home solution during the pandemic forcing millions into Zoom meetings and laptop work there has been a rise in repetitive injuries, especially carpal tunnel syndrome.  What can you do to prevent these injuries from ruining your life?  Quite a bit, but first you must understand why repetitive injuries occur and how you can [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:45:59+00:00May 4th, 2021|News Updates|