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Why The Month of May is Best for Physical Therapy

Medical professionals know that some injuries are seasonal, especially "summer injuries" that are due to sports or outdoor activities.  Historically the month of May is when the weather is perfect for starting outdoor exercise or outdoor sports.  It is for this reason that many emergency rooms, orthopedists, and chiropractors see sports injuries in May and [...]

By |2022-04-26T02:52:24+00:00April 26th, 2022|News Updates|

The Obesity Epidemic: 3 Things You Must Read In 2022

Although the COVID pandemic is starting to fade in some parts of the world there is a bigger threat that is growing: obesity.  More Americans have gained weight over the pandemic than ever before, and at a rate faster than has ever been recorded.  As a nation we must face the fact that we are [...]

By |2022-02-21T17:00:32+00:00February 21st, 2022|News Updates|

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|