2 Rehab Keys. Capacity & Skill.

Capacity and skill are crucial components when rehabbing any injury. Capacity entails flexibility, endurance and strength. Ensuring proper capacity with any activity and proper skill can make all the difference. We discuss more in a recent blog called “One common myth that will keep you in pain.”

I’m In Pain: See Physical Therapy OR An Orthopedic Surgeon First?

Assuming this wasn’t a traumatic injury that warrants immediate medical attention I usually advise… PHYSICAL THERAPY. Yes, yes, I am physical therapist. Hear me out. Here is why… 1. Ortho physicians usually wants to see that you tried a course of PT before considering medications, injections or surgery. 2. Insurance companies usually won’t allow MRI […]

STILL UNSURE ABOUT DRY NEEDLING? IT COULD FIX YOUR…

dry needling, trigger points

Enough is enough. You have had a nagging injury for as long as you can remember. But why? Most of the stories I hear sound something like this:   “My orthopedic doctor said my rotator cuff has a tear.”   “The knee is arthritic, not much they can do about it.”   “I have fibromyalgia, […]

Total Hip Replacement: 2 Critical Considerations for Fitness Professionals and Golf Coaches

To date, approximately 2 million hip replacements and 4 million knee replacements have been performed! With reductions in health care reimbursement, physical therapists have found that they are either receiving less reimbursement for the same number of visits or fewer visits allotted per patient. As these patients move along the healthcare ladder, it is a cool […]

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