Category Archives: Physical Therapy

PRP Injections

What are PRP injections, and what are they used for?   PRP, or platelet-rich plasma protein, are injections that are derived by drawing the patient’s own blood, then separating platelet-rich plasma from the drawn blood and re-injected this PRP into the site of the patient’s injury. PRP is rich in enzymes and growth factors which


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Triplanar Exercise for Functional Recovery

It is widely known that an exercise routine is an important component of any physical rehabilitation program. However, the type of exercise that is performed is just as crucial, especially when a person wants to regain normal function. Following an injury or when initiating an exercise program, it may be prudent to keep exercises more


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Triplanar Exercise for Functional Recovery

It is widely known that an exercise routine is an important component of any physical rehabilitation program. However, the type of exercise that is performed is just as crucial, especially when a person wants to regain normal function. Following an injury or when initiating an exercise program, it may be prudent to keep exercises more


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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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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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Common Ski and snowboard injuries 

The winter season is upon us and many individuals participate in the recreational sports of skiing and snowboarding. The sport is fun and exhilarating but also comes with the risk of injury. The knee, shoulder, and wrist are some of the vulnerable joints when it comes to the sport. The knee is most commonly injury


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Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming   With winter upon us, there are many dangers that people may be aware of, but often winter and weather related injuries are all too common. The goal of this article is to list some strategies to decrease your risk of a serious slip and fall on slick, icy surfaces and avoid


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Benefits of Isometric Strengthening

Benefits of Isometric Strengthening Often times, when we think of strengthening we think about someone doing an exercise in which one or more parts of their body are moving.  Squats, rows, and bicep curls are all examples of what we call a concentric or eccentric exercise, meaning there is joint motion occurring, and the muscle


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