Thank a Doctor Today!

By on March 30th, 2018

March 30th is National Doctor’s Day! National Doctor’s Day was created to show appreciation to physicians for their leadership in the prevention and treatment of illness and injury. The first Doctor’s Day was celebrated on March 30, 1933, when the wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond set the day aside to honor physicians everywhere. This […]

Manual Physical Therapy for Pain

By on March 22nd, 2018

Modalities vs. Manual Therapy Some patients arrive at their first physical therapy appointment expecting to receive hot packs and instructions on how to complete a series of exercises. Electrical muscle stimulation, heat and ice are all considered modalities. A modality is a type of electrical, thermal or mechanical energy that causes physiological change to relieve […]

Getting to the Root of Headaches

By on March 14th, 2018

Relieve Your Headaches with Physical Therapy Headache pain can vary from being a slight annoyance to completely debilitating. Many headaches stem from poor body posture and position. Poor posture can put stress on the cervical spine which houses delicate nerves that can become inflamed. By examining the body and paying close attention to symptoms, our […]

My Back Pain Always Returns! What Can I Do?

By on March 5th, 2018

After the common cold, the most reported reason Americans miss work is back pain. Unfortunately, once you have experienced back strain or injury, it can easily become a recurring problem. Many cases of back strain are due to the way we live. Unless you implement lifestyle changes, the same muscles and ligaments that were initially […]