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Breast Cancer and Physical Therapy

Breast Cancer and Physical Therapy

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it seems fitting to discuss the role of physical therapy in breast cancer rehabilitation. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is diagnosed in approximately 1 in 8 women. And although rare (less than 1% of cases in the US), males can also be diagnosed withRead More…

Body Mechanics and Posture

Body Mechanics and Posture

Growing up, most of us were told to sit up straight. However, as we’ve grown older, most people find themselves thinking less about good posture as they are busy doing other things. Many of us work in jobs that involve sitting, too. Improper body mechanics and posture can cause pain and added stress in jointsRead More…

5 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

5 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Summer is upon us and everything gets hotter. Staying cool is key, and heat-related illness can become something to think about. There are three types of heat-related illness, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Some signs and symptoms of heat-related illness to watch out for are different for the different types. However, some commonRead More…

Doctor’s Referral

Doctor’s Referral

“Can I come to you for Physical Therapy if my Doctor referred me to a different facility?” This is a question we often get at our office and the answer is… Yes!  In fact, if your doctor is affiliated with a hospital system they will most likely refer you to physical therapy within that same hospital system andRead More…

Joint Pain During The Winter

Joint Pain During The Winter

Have your joints started to feel stiff since the cold weather has started? You may have noticed clicks and cracks coming from your joints and you can’t put your finger on why it is happening to you. This time of the year, joint pain is one of the most common things we see and treatRead More…

When To Use Heat Vs.ice What Is Better For Your Pain? 

When To Use Heat Vs.ice What Is Better For Your Pain? 

The Misconceptions of Using Heat vs. Ice When used properly, they can be extremely effective  Icing helps reduce inflammation and swelling Heat helps with sore muscles and stiff Joints Always use a barrier between heat or ice and your skin HEAT vs. ICE Treating pain with hot and cold can be very effective for a wide variety of different conditionsRead More…

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety

It’s that time of year again! With kids heading back to school in the upcoming days and weeks, parents need to think about the safety and comfort of the load their children are carrying on their backs. Backpacks are designed to distribute the weight of the bag evenly across the upper back of the child.Read More…

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