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what can physical therapy do for concussion

What Can Physical Therapy Do for Concussion?

Upwards of 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur every year in the United States. At least half a million of these cases involve children,...

pros and cons of dry needling

Pros and Cons of Dry Needling

Physical therapists have a wealth of tools and techniques at their disposal to help patients feel, move, and function better. Dry needling is one therapy...

What Is the McKenzie Method?

How Does the McKenzie Method Work?

If you have frustrating pain, stiffness, or numbness, relief may be available in the form of a 60-year-old non-invasive therapy called the McKenzie Method. How...

What Is IASTM Therapy

What Is IASTM Therapy?

The field of physical therapy is always evolving, continually introducing new and innovative treatments to help patients move and function without pain. IASTM therapy is...

what is a muscle knot

What Is a Muscle Knot?

What is a Muscle knot? These stiff, palpable bands of tissue contain a hard nodule in the center. Also referred to as myofascial trigger points,...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Prevention

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Prevention Strategies: Tips to Relieve Pain and Avoid Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition typically associated with long hours spent typing away at a computer. But anyone who performs repetitive hand and arm...

blood flow restriction

What Is Blood Flow Restriction Training?

Blood flow restriction training is a promising treatment often used in physical therapy to increase muscle strength without putting undue stress on the body. It...

How to Reduce Knee Pain Without Surgery

How to Reduce Knee Pain Without Surgery

Knee pain is a common ailment affecting people of all ages at all stages of life. Pain anywhere in the body is a sign that...

How to Choose a Physical Therapist

5 Tips: How to Choose a Physical Therapist

Physical therapy is designed to help patients feel, move, and live better. And a strong connection between the patient and the physical therapist is a...

Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

9 Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

Any type of surgical procedure comes with certain benefits, risks, and side effects. And the steps you take after surgery will impact your recovery—positively or...

Dry Needling for Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Needling for Plantar Fasciitis

Every year, more than two million people are treated for plantar fasciitis in this country. Plantar fasciitis affects the band of tissue that supports the...

How dry needling works
Pain & Conditions

How Dry Needling Works

If you have sore, tight, painful muscle knots, you may benefit from a procedure called dry needling. Performed by a skilled, licensed physical therapist, dry...

What Is Aquatic Therapy Used For?
Aquatic Therapy

What Is Aquatic Therapy Used For?

Aquatic therapy, or water therapy, is a form of exercise that is performed in temperature-controlled pools but you may wonder what is aquatic therapy used...