6 Reasons Physical Therapy is Vital to Injured Athletes

Recent research shows that physical therapy can lower treatment costs for patients by approximately 72%. As such, physical therapy is a crucial part of recovery from health problems ranging from muscle injuries to broken bones. Read on to learn why physical therapy for athletes is crucial. Improve Muscle and Joint Flexibility A skilled physiotherapist will […]

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Myofascial Release Massage Tools and The Treatment of Every Muscle

Sore muscles are hard to deal with, especially when they are part of surgery recovery or other issues. Massage is an important part of physical therapy for muscle injuries, and sometimes there are special tools that can help with the power of massage treatments. What is Myofascial Release Massage? Myofascial release massage is a form […]

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Could Physical Therapy Help You Work Through Your Latest Injury?

On most Monday mornings your wife drives herself into her weekly blood check, but this week she had a physical therapy appointment. In case she was too sore after this first appointment you thought that it was best to go along as the driver. You are crossing your fingers that the physical therapy goes well […]

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Leveraging Physical Therapy to Relieve Pain

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has indicated 80% of adults will experience lower back pain. Seeking relief from chronic lower back pain remains one of the leading causes for a visit to the doctor. Interestingly, physical therapy can help address the underlying problems that lead to back pain, shoulder pain, and neck […]

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When Should I Go to Urgent Care vs the ER?

Have you had those night where you have been woken to a Sinus Pain/Sinusitis Rashes and Bronchitis, or hurt yourself and have a back pain, you?ve been challenged with the choice of where to search for medical treatment. Do you need your chief physician? Had you better dash to the emergency room doctor? God forbid […]

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True or False? Top 5 Myths About Urgent Care Clinics

The healthcare industry is going through a period of huge changes. After several decades when it looked like prices would never stop rising, Obamacare came along and caused an entirely new kind of disruption. Now, many people believe the insurance and healthcare industry is a confusing nightmare. They aren’t wrong. So it’s little wonder that […]

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When to Pick an Urgent Care Center Over the Emergency Room

It is 4:00 pm on a Saturday. Your daughter fell on the tennis court. She has hurt her ankle. You do not think it is broken but do not want to wait until Monday morning to take her to the doctor, what can you do? Fortunately, you have options other than going to an emergency […]

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3 Myths About Physical Therapy You Shouldn’t Believe

With more and more states offering direct access to physical therapists — meaning that you don’t need a referral from your primary care physician to start seeing a physical therapist — physical therapy is becoming a common treatment option for people with musculoskeletal concerns. But misconceptions about what PT is abound. Here are some common […]

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