Do you ever wonder how you can help your children get the recommended 1+ hours of daily physical activity when you can't even make it to the gym? If so, you need to rethink your idea of exercise.
“Physical therapy is a dynamic profession with an established theoretical and scientific base and widespread clinical applications in the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of optimal physical function.” --APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
The above is the definition of our profession and encompasses all areas of physical therapy from neurological to orthopedic rehabilitation services. Looking at the outpatient orthopedic realm, you might find variations in the clinical setting as well as quality of care. This can lead to an inconsistent notion of what physical therapy is and what to expect out of your visit. Let’s break this down a bit and look at what you should expect from an outpatient orthopedic visit with your therapist:
In our first segment, we discussed using the correct body mechanics when gardening and weeding. Part II looks at how to keep you back healthy while mowing, blowing, and lifting a wheelbarrow.
Did you know the most common cause of shoulder pain is a condition called "Impingement Syndrome"? In this blog we will discuss the main cause of shoulder impingement and what you can do to help relieve the pain and stop future occurrences.
The shoulder is made up of multiple structures which must all work together to properly move the arm. Many people experience shoulder impingement because of poor posture. When you have poor posture, you are creating muscle imbalances of
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