Category: physical therapy

Flat Feet

Relieve the Pain of Flat Feet with Physical Therapy

November 5th, 2020

Flat feet are caused by many things, genetics, age, weight, etc., and can create painful body issues. A physical therapist can treat and suggest simple lifestyle changes like exercises to lengthen and strengthen muscles, shoes, and insoles that will lift the arch and posture builders to engage and strengthen the core. But those with flat

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Opioids

Say No to Opioids! Physical Therapy can Help Reduce Pain

July 15th, 2020

“The White House has announced that APTA is among the organizations that have joined a public-private partnership to combat opioid usage and prescription drug abuse, and that the association will reach out to the public and its members to deliver the message that pain can be effectively managed through conservative, nondrug approaches. Physical therapists can

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Stretching

Stretching: A Healthy Part of Any Physical Therapy Program

June 17th, 2020

Can some simple physical motions dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life? In the case of stretching, the answer is most definitely yes. Stretching exercises are a staple of physical therapy for just that reason. You might be surprised to discover just how many ways stretches can help you. Here are some

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