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Post date: Apr 26, 2016

Jasmine Evans, PT, DPT demonstrates three quick and simple lower body stretches that you can perform while sitting at your desk. These stretches are often helpful for reducing muscle tightness caused by prolonged sitting.

Post date: Apr 5, 2016

Two Types of Arthritis
There are two types of arthritis, namely rheumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. Rheumatic arthritis is a much more serious systemic disease, which means it involves the whole body. It is more serious because it is an autoimmune disease, in which the...

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Post date: Mar 29, 2016

Uprooting Bad Gardening Habits: How to Avoid Injuries this Spring

Spring means warmer weather, sunshine, and returning to outdoor activities but to a physical therapist it means something slightly different. In my world, April activities usually bring May referrals. During spring months, it is common to see an increase of patients with shoulder and...

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Post date: Mar 24, 2016

Matthew Gordon, PT, DPT talks about treatments for common running injuries.

Today we are going to be talking about common...

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Post date: Mar 24, 2016

Joint replacement is very common nowadays. Among all replacements, knee replacements have been around the longest and are the most common.

The answer to the question, "Do I need therapy after knee replacement?" is definitely, YES. Sometimes, one can get by without therapy after a hip replacement, but not for knee.  

Pain usually is the main reason people pursue a joint replacement. A small percentage is due to pain caused by acute trauma. However, the majority...

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Post date: Mar 1, 2016

Whether you are an athlete or someone struggling with arthritis, yoga is an excellent activity to incorporate into your life.

For the very active, yoga offers deeper stretching and loosening of tight joints. Those new to exercise can benefit from gentle yoga, as can those who suffer from chronic pain.

Here are three...

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Post date: Feb 26, 2016

Matthew Gordon, PT, DPT talks about proper training for runners. Listen to the audio below.

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Post date: Feb 10, 2016

This is a great question. Quite often, people will think their problems will go away with time, or their issue is not "bad enough" to seek professional help. Or, people think they need to experience pain to see a physical therapist. (In fact, there is always a certain percentage of our patients do not have pain.)
People have poor endurance
Obviously, most people come to a physical therapist because of pain which disturbs their daily lives. However, there...

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Post date: Feb 5, 2016

Matthew Gordon, PT, DPT talks about how to start a new workout plan without injuring yourself. Listen to the audio or read the Q&A below.

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Post date: Feb 5, 2016

Miranda Czerwonka talks about ways to stay motivated with your exercise routine. Listen to the audio below.

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