Physical Therapist’s Guide to Concussions

By on May 25th, 2018

A traumatic brain injury causing lasting effects A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can cause lasting effects on brain tissue and change the chemical balance of the brain. Concussions may cause physical, cognitive, and behavioral symptoms and problems, both short-term and long-term. Every concussion is considered a serious injury by health care providers. If […]

Why does my neck hurt when I wake up in the morning?

By on May 20th, 2018

If you experience an achy neck upon waking in the morning, your pillow habits could be to blame. You may be using pillows to “overstuff” the space between your neck and the mattress or be sleeping on an older, flattened pillow. Fluffy feather pillows are usually better than foam for providing proper support. Replace them […]

Preventing ticks on your dog

By on May 14th, 2018

Western Berks Physical Therapy has expanded its professional and expert service in patient care with a growing concern for those who suffer with Lyme Disease. Just like humans, dogs are very susceptible to tick bites and tickborne diseases. Vaccines are not available for all the tickborne diseases that dogs can get, and they don’t keep the […]

Hip, Knee & Leg Treatment

By on May 7th, 2018

From a total joint replacement to leg pain, hip pain or knee pain, find long term relief through a thorough examination and customized treatment plans at Western Berks Physical Therapy. If you have leg pain, hip pain or knee pain, your physical therapist will perform a thorough examination to help determine the cause of the […]

Head Treatment

By on May 6th, 2018

Providing advanced head therapy treatment services at all office locations to patients suffering from Head Pain, Concussions, Ear Ringing, Bell’s Palsy, Vertigo, Headaches and Migraines. Head Treatment For: Bell’s Palsy Concussion Conversion Disorder Disequilibrium Of Aging Ear Ringing / Tinnitus Epley Maneuver to Treat BPPV / Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Head Pain Headache Labyrinthitis Migraine […]

Hand & Wrist Treatment

By on May 6th, 2018

Hand and wrist pain makes it difficult to complete even the simplest daily tasks. Let our Physical Therapists get to the root of your pain. Learn more about the hand and wrist conditions that Western Berks Physical Therapy can help with and request an appointment below. Hand & Wrist Treatment for: Arthritis Of Hand Carpal […]

Foot & Ankle Treatment

By on May 5th, 2018

Our physical therapists will get you back on your feet by reducing foot pain and related symptoms caused by injury, surgery, arthritis and chronic conditions. Our physical therapists are experienced at foot physical therapy treatment and pain reduction for a wide range of problems including pain in the foot, ankle sprains and fractures, plantar fasciitis […]

Post Partum Exercise

By on May 5th, 2018

Creating an Exercise Routine After Birth Starting a new workout routine is challenging enough on its own, let alone after giving birth. Between feedings, changing diapers and coping with changes to your body after pregnancy, you may be feeling overwhelmed about starting to exercise again. At Western Berks Physical Therapy our therapists, Dr. Deborah McKim, […]

Back & Neck Treatment

By on May 4th, 2018

Our expert physical therapists help to decrease neck and back pain with manual therapy  techniques while providing comprehensive strategies to prevent future pain from reoccurring. Physical therapy for back and neck pain focuses on the structures that support the spine and its joints including muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Our clinicians treats individuals with back and […]

Arm & Shoulder Treatment

By on May 4th, 2018

After an injury to the shoulder, arm or elbow, our goal is to assist you in getting back to the activities you enjoy pain free. Much of what we do requires the use of our upper extremities, which includes everything from the shoulder to the hands. Therefore, an injury to the shoulder, elbow, wrist or […]

Lyme Disease: What you Need to Know

By on May 1st, 2018

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Western Berks Physical Therapy has expanded its professional and expert service in patient care with a growing concern for those who suffer with Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is an inflammatory infection caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted through tick bites. In the eastern United States, Lyme […]