Physical Therapy and Disc Disease

Physical Therapy and Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease can leave you in pain and unable to participate in life the way you’d like to. Some of the symptoms include pain in your lower back, buttocks, or upper thighs. Those who suffer from this condition often complain that it feels worse when...
Patellar Tendonitis in Young Athletes

Patellar Tendonitis in Young Athletes

Patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury commonly found in young athletes. This injury is often caused from sports that require a lot of jumping or running like basketball, tennis, volleyball, track and field, and soccer. With these motions, microscopic tears of the...
PT and Types of Incontinence

PT and Types of Incontinence

Did you know that over 13 million people in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is when someone experiences undesired urine leakage. The types of urinary incontinence are numerous. Here are some of them you could be experiencing:...
Physical Therapy: Preventing Falls for Seniors

Physical Therapy: Preventing Falls for Seniors

Did you know that 87% of all fractures in the elderly are due to falls? Of that 87%, ⅔ of those who have fallen will experience another fall that results in injury within 6 months. Taking a tumble as an older adult can have some serious consequences. As you get older,...
Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes

Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes

Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes When you think of physical therapy, you probably think of it as a useful tool to aid in recovery from injuries. However, injuries are not all we work on here at Registered Physical Therapists. Seeing a Physical Therapist as a student...
Pregnant Mamas: Consider Physical Therapy

Pregnant Mamas: Consider Physical Therapy

Pregnancy can cause many different aches and pains. Lower back pain is a common issue pregnant women deal with. As your baby grows, your center of gravity shifts forward. This causes more strain on your back which causes the common lower back pain many pregnant women...

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