Physical Rehabilitation

March 30, 2020
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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
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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.
July 23, 2019
Exercise Should Make You Feel Powerful

Fact vs. Myth: The Truth About Post Workout Soreness

If you're a fitness enthusiast, or occasionally work with a trainer, you probably know what it feels like to be REALLY sore (and it's always that second day, right?).
April 5, 2019
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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.
February 22, 2019
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Treating Your Scoliosis with Manual Physical Therapy

With an estimated 6 million Americans being affected by scoliosis, it is a condition that affects the physical and emotional lives of many individuals.
May 24, 2018
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How to Treat & Prevent Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the tendon that connects the back of your leg to your heel.
April 19, 2018
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ACL Reconstruction & Rehabilitation

It is crucial to understand that ACL rehabilitation is a long process, but is not solely an issue of time.
March 22, 2018
Kids, Sports & Concussions

Kids, Sports & Concussions

My child has had a concussion and is complaining about continued symptoms. Can a physical therapist help?
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.
January 10, 2018

Understanding Ankle Sprains

Many times sprained ankles are taped up & rushed back to the field without proper rehabilitation. More often than not, the ankle gets re-injured or worse, they end up with a knee, hip, or low back injury.
September 11, 2016
Sciatica Related Pain

Understanding and Preventing Sciatica Related Pain

Sciatica is a very popular term used by patients to label the pain or symptoms that they are experiencing in their buttock region and into their leg.
April 12, 2012
Can Physical Therapy Help Pain Caused by Rickets?

Can Physical Therapy Help Pain Caused by Rickets?

The role of the physical therapist will be to assist with improving posture, strength, and coordination of the body following the disruption of the normal musculoskeletal development.
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.