Benefits of Water Therapy | Six Things Patients Should Know
Jul24

Benefits of Water Therapy | Six Things Patients Should Know

It can be difficult to transition back to normalcy after coming out of a hip surgery or suffering from an ankle break or pulled tendon. While many of our patients hope to immediately resume to their normal activities, chances are that additional time and treatment is needed. Water therapy has become an increasingly desired method of treatment. This form of physical therapy helps to quickly re-strengthen and retrain injured areas. Next...

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Football Recovery: Methods the NFL Swears By
Sep23

Football Recovery: Methods the NFL Swears By

Football recovery is just as or more important than football practice. And the team with the most fit muscles and mobile joints have the best advantage in winning and in safety. Every athlete has their preferred method of physical therapy that has been tried and tested to be true. With plenty of scientific evidence and testimonials to back it up, it’s hard to argue with these favorites in the NFL. Tried and Tested Football...

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Cupping Takes the Gold at Rio
Aug15

Cupping Takes the Gold at Rio

Michael Phelps created quite the buzz in Rio when he showed up to the platform sporting some concerning bruises. However, we quickly learned that there is no cause for alarm, as they are a common side effect due to cupping. Cupping is an ancient Eastern physical therapy practice of strategically placing cups on the body to create suction, known in the industry as myofascial decompression. This method stimulates blood flow and...

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A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse
Jul08

A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse

Pet therapy has grown very popular in the past few years. Even college campuses have taken to bringing puppies to destress riddled students during final exams week! Therapy dogs are sweeping the nation and our social feeds with adorable pictures of the amazing emotional (and even physical) healing brought to patients by man’s best friend. The newer form of pet therapy that is starting to gain some real recognition has a much larger...

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Muhammad Ali and Parkinson’s: The Final Bout
Jun10

Muhammad Ali and Parkinson’s: The Final Bout

There’s not much left to say about the passing of one of our countries greatest athletes. Nicknamed fittingly as “The Greatest,” Ali was a revolutionary both in and out of the ring. His speed and agility in the ring was unmatched, as well as his bravado and honesty outside of the ring. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1984, the disease would later become his toughest and most trying opponent up until his death earlier this week. An...

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Experts Weigh In: Running Shoes or Running Barefoot?
Apr18

Experts Weigh In: Running Shoes or Running Barefoot?

It’s no secret that a more holistic approach to health and wellness has been growing in popularity, but there are some trends that are a little less known—like running barefoot. Every podiatrist, sports physician, and running magazine bombards you with advertisements about the necessity of corrective footwear. This advertising doesn’t tell you proper technique or how to run, they just tell you what to buy. Corrective...

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