Manual Physical Therapy

June 22, 2020
Functional Manual Therapy

TMJ: How a Manual Physical Therapist Can Help

The temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are very complex and are made up of muscles, tendons, a disc and bones.
May 23, 2020
Elite Running Services

Attention Runners: What you need to know about Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Do you experience pain in the front or back of your lower leg(s) when running?
March 30, 2020
Elite Functional Manual Therapy

How to Identify Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciits is typically an overuse injury, an inflammation (-itis) of the connective tissue (fascia) on the bottom (plantar) surface of the foot.
February 1, 2020

Gait Analysis: What it is…and the benefits behind it.

A physical therapist performs a gait analysis to evaluate the way in which you walk and/or run.
November 18, 2019
Elite Functional Manual Therapy

Preventing Shoulder Injuries: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

Shoulder injuries are not discriminatory to a specific sport or action. They affect both male and females athletes and non-athletes alike.
September 27, 2019
Functional Manual Therapy - Elbow

Treating Tennis Elbow with Manual Physical Therapy

It's usually around this time of year when it happens, the change of seasons when players are transitioning from outdoor to indoor tennis, or har-tru to hard court, that's when your elbow starts to hurt.
April 5, 2019
Elite Functional Manual Therapy

How to Determine if Your Knee Pain is Coming From Your Foot

When a patient comes into Elite complaining of knee pain they're often surprised to learn that one of the first things our Certified Functional Manual Physical Therapists will do is examine their feet.
October 10, 2018

Meet Physical Therapist Liz Arnold

Liz Arnold, PT, DPT, CFMT, CSCS has a conversation with Steve Kurczewski about why she became a physical therapist, the type of patients she likes to treat, AND her favorite thing about working at Elite!
April 19, 2018
Elite Functional Manual Therapy

ACL Reconstruction & Rehabilitation

It is crucial to understand that ACL rehabilitation is a long process, but is not solely an issue of time.
March 9, 2018
When to Use ICE and HEAT on Injuries

When to Use ICE and HEAT on Injuries

Cryotherapy (Ice) and Thermotherapy (Heat) are two simple and effective self-care treatments; however, there is often a lot of confusion about when to choose one over the other.
June 17, 2013

How Physical Therapy Helps During Pregnancy & After Delivery

What physiological and musculoskeletal changes occur in a women’s body during pregnancy? How can a physical therapist help?
January 24, 2012

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Urinary Incontinence But Were Afraid to Ask

Urinary incontinence is when there is an undesired leakage of urine. It can be anywhere from a couple of drops of urine to close to a regular flow.
January 17, 2012
The Solution to Postpartum Abdominal Weakness

The Solution to Postpartum Abdominal Weakness

Functional Manual Therapists have specific training in identifying and treating problems with the organs, muscles, and soft tissues in the abdominal region.