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Electrical Stimulation: How Does it Work and Why You May Not Need It Electrical stimulation is a wonderful tool that physical therapists can use on a regular basis. There are different types of electrical stimulation units. These different types of units create different types of waveforms are and are used for very different reasons. Some waves help to reduce pain by stimulating certain parts of nerves that can send painful signals to t...
Posted on 2019-03-06
Standing at Work Doesn’t Have To Be a Job. Let’s face it, standing at work can be a pain. If you are one of the many people whose job requires you to stand for long periods of time, you are probably familiar with the backaches and leg muscle fatigue which are the most common complaints among workers who spend most of their day standing. Standing for prolonged periods can red...
Posted on 2019-02-06
Is your smartphone making you unhealthy? Smartphones have invaded our world and taken over our lives. Everywhere you look you will find people scrolling and tapping on their phones oblivious to their surroundings. Even when people aren’t actively using their phones, they are often carrying them or have them close by just in case the need to check their Facebook messages one more time. Smartphones have brought the entire world to our fingertips. Unfort...
Posted on 2018-10-29
Diet and exercise. How many times have you heard that the best way to do anything is to eat healthier and exercise more? Need to lose a few pounds, or 60? Diet and exercise. Want to prevent heart attacks and stroke? Diet and exercise. Having problems with constipation? Diet and exercise. There is a clear theme in our healthcare system. Our diets and exercise routines are foundational to our health. With all of the advances in medical care over the years, diet and exercise ar...
Posted on 2018-09-24
Do Your Homework: Why Physical Therapy Home Exercises Matter You wake up to a beautiful Saturday morning excited about all of the fun activities you have planned for you and your family that day. Excited, you jump out of bed you immediately begin getting ready. Its nice to be able to move around without pain, and you are going to enjoy every minute of it. It wasn’t long ago that you suffered from back pain and could barely ...
Posted on 2018-09-04
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