Health Blog

Sep4th 2020

Physical Therapy can help you ditch the pain meds!

Millions of individuals live with chronic pain. To cope with everything from back and joint pain to debilitating pain from accidents, many people have turned to pain medication. Whether prescription or over-the-counter, there are several drawbacks to relying on medication to relieve pain. Pain pills can sometimes interact with other medications, they can be addictive,

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Pediatric Gait Analysis and Orthotic Management

Feb12th 2020

Functional outcomes are always a goal in physical therapy and rehabilitation. Gait analysis, or assessment of someone’s walking pattern, is something physical therapists spend a lot of time doing. Even static standing can be a goal for some children suffering from various diseases such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida, for example. When walking, the

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Blood Flow Restriction

Sep24th 2019

I recently attended a class to be certified in Blood Flow Restriction Training or BFRT because I have heard a lot of talk about this treatment being utilized in the rehab and strength setting.   I went into this class with some knowledge but I was blown away with the number of applications BFRT and how

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