Plantar Fasciitis: Night Splint Treatment

By on November 23rd, 2015

Treating Plantar Fasciitis with a Night Splint The plantar fascia is a ligament full of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel to the toes. More than two million Americans seek treatment each year for the pain and inflammation that result when tiny tears occur in the tissue. When the […]


Treadmills: Getting the Best Results

By on November 6th, 2015

Treadmills: Getting the Best Results If you are new to working out on a treadmill, you will want to make sure that you not only get the best results but that your program is a safe one. Whether you are an avid outdoor runner who wants to transition to the treadmill for indoor exercise or […]


Three Rs of Managing the Pain of Fibromyalgia

By on November 5th, 2015

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition, leaving those who suffer from it struggling with muscle, tendon and ligament pain, as well as fatigue and tenderness throughout the body, where even gentle pressure triggers discomfort. Fortunately, physical therapy exercises can help manage the pain of this debilitating condition. Part of the role of physical therapy is not […]


Resuming Exercise After Being Bitten by the Flu Bug

By on November 2nd, 2015

Flu season is in full swing, and along with the regular flu, the new H1N1 virus is infecting thousands of people. Influenza can be a serious illness. Symptoms include fever, chills, headache, body aches, sore throat, runny nose, dry cough and a general feeling of exhaustion and sickness. While the fever usually lasts two to […]