Dry Needling

Dry Needling

RPT is proud to offer a new physical therapy treatment option known as dry needling. This treatment is based on Western medicine techniques and musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. This non-surgical technique for treating pain was first proposed by medical doctors...

How to Be Active at Work

The human body was not made to sit for eight hours a day in a chair, typing away. Sitting in a static position all day can lead to back and neck problems and can potentially shorten your lifespan. It’s important to get up and move every hour to keep the blood flowing....

PT Before Surgery

For people thinking about knee surgery or replacement, the idea of a strenuous post-op recovery can seem unnerving. In post-op care, patients relearn how to walk and perform other day-to-day movements. The recovery can take weeks and sometimes months. Many patients...

History of Physical Therapy

October is National Physical Therapy Month! We wanted to celebrate by sharing some of the history of physical therapy as a profession. The definition of “physical therapy” has changed over the years, but, it’s early uses can be found back as far as Hippocrates and...

Concussions and PT

As the new school year begins, youth sports are starting up again and so too, unfortunately, are the injuries. Every parent wants their child to have fun in their sport without a trip to the E.R. Injuries can range between simple strains, sprains, bruises and cuts to...

Proper Lifting

We have all heard the saying “lift with your legs.” But what does that really mean? Why is it so important to lift with our legs? Injuries can happen anytime, and many back injuries occur while lifting heavy objects. It could be your first or tenth time you lift...

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