Rehabilitation

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine (backbone). The curvature can either be S shaped or C shaped. Currently there is no cure or cause for scoliosis. The curvature can either be right, which is most common in the thoracic region or left most common in the lumbar region. Scoliosis is categorized into groups [...]

Scoliosis2020-05-22T22:39:55+00:00

Pre-habilitation

Pre-habilitation is a program specifically designed by therapists to meet the individual needs of a patient prior to a surgery or a medical procedure .This practice is often used for  orthopedic surgeries  for both acute and chronic injuries and helps to promote optimal outcomes and success. These can range from an ACL rupture to an [...]

Pre-habilitation2020-03-04T20:39:10+00:00

Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the substitution of weight bearing surfaces in your knee with artificial joints commonly made from mixes of plastic, ceramic, and metal. Knee replacements are commonly prescribed to those who suffer from arthritis which results in painful wear-and-tear in the knees when doing normal daily activities. After Surgery Care Following total [...]

Total Knee Replacement2019-11-06T21:18:40+00:00

TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint

Temporomandibular Joint Temporomandibular joint aka TMJ is pain in and around the ear where the mandible attaches to the skull. The temporomandibular (TMJ) joint allows you to open and close your mouth for chewing, talking and yawning. Dysfunction of this joint causes jaw pain, headaches, swelling, numbness, radiating pain, stiffness, jaw locking, clicking and popping. [...]

TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint2019-07-15T14:48:58+00:00

How CBD oil can aid in your Physical Therapy Regiment

Since CBD Oil (cannabidiol oil) has made it’s debut on the shelf, we’ve seen an increase in the amount of patients that are using, or wanting to use it. We get asked a lot, “What is CBD oil?” ; “Can it be beneficial for me?” ; “Will I get a high from using it?”. While [...]

How CBD oil can aid in your Physical Therapy Regiment2019-06-14T15:30:00+00:00

Breathe Easy

Chest Physical Therapy Chest physical therapy (Chest PT) is a manual physical therapy technique used for airway passage clearance. It consist of percussion, vibration, deep breathing and coughing. The technique is used to create a productive cough to clear mucus and fluid from the five lobes of the lungs. Chest PT can be used for [...]

Breathe Easy2019-08-27T15:26:29+00:00

Adhesive capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis or commonly known as “frozen shoulder” is the tightness, lack of use and the pain associated within the shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder can be caused by an injury or arthritis that then results in lack of use and loss of function. Injuries such as stroke, fractures, falls, or prolonged immobility after a shoulder [...]

Adhesive capsulitis2019-08-27T15:29:53+00:00

Knee Rehab

Knee Rehabilitation is important for daily life! Rehabilitation can consist of strengthening, plyometrics, stretching, K-Taping, and/or manual therapies. Strong pain-free knees make work and daily routines effortless! Immediate openings available. #YWCR #kneetherapy #kneerehab #bestronger

Knee Rehab2019-01-22T19:42:29+00:00

Shoulder Pain

Many American’s suffer with shoulder pain for several different reasons. Shoulder pain can be the result of rotator cuff tear, bursitis, tendonitis, labrum tear, frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis and impingement. Physical therapy is usually the first line of care and the gold standard in treating shoulder pain. Physical therapy can restore active range of motion, reduce [...]

Shoulder Pain2019-01-22T19:42:29+00:00

Lymphedema

The Function of a Physical Therapist Treating Lymphedema Lymphedema is progressive chronic swelling usually in extremities, but can occur in the chest, stomach and groin regions. Currently there is no cure for lymphedema, but treatment from a physical therapist is extremely helpful to prevent immobilizing side effects and possible dangerous complications (APTA.org, 2009). Prompt discovery of limb and [...]

Lymphedema2019-01-22T19:42:32+00:00