Posts From January, 2020


Acupuncture For Chronic Low Back Pain Soon Covered By  Medicare!

Recognizing acupunctures effectiveness to reduce  low back pain, on January 21, 2020,  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS)  has finalized a decision to cover acupuncture in certain locations for patients with chronic low back pain!! This decision regarding coverage takes into account how effective acupuncture is for many people (but not all)


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Functional Electrical Stim

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) is a low-cost technology that has great potential in benefitting the field of physical therapy. It utilizes electrodes placed over the patient’s muscles to deliver pulses of electrical current in order to stimulate peripheral nerves, generating muscle contractions which then induce specific functional movement. In theory, this is beneficial to physical


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Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture enhances the immune system promoting longevity. Electroacupuncture is very similar to manual acupuncture, except practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine introduce a trickle of electrical current through the needle into an acupuncture point at specific frequencies to achieve a desired effect. The sensation of current is very mild, and can range from a tingle to


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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease and LSVT BIG Treatment Approach Parkinson’s Disease is a nervous system disorder that affects the parts of your brain that dictate movement. With Parkinson’s disease, there is decreased amounts of dopamine, a chemical found in the brain. Overtime, a person with Parkinson’s disease may lose some or all of their ability to control


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Pain Management

Sit All day At Work?

Sitting all day at work has its conveniences, but it also comes with negative affects on your body. Being in one position for most of your day can decrease cardiovascular activity/ endurance, develop unwanted medical conditions like Carpal Tunnel, and can lead to low back pain. Physical Therapy is working towards a more preventative aspect


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Pelvic Instability

Pelvic Instability What does a pelvic or innominate rotation mean to a physical therapist? Generally, when someone reports to physical therapy with complaints of low back pain that settles primarily along the belt line we start to look at the pelvis as this is the base of our spine. Below you see the difference between


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