If you’ve been battling shoulder problems for weeks (or months), praying that it will just go away on it’s own, or you’re sick of being told to rest and take pain medication… And you’re fed up with those agonizing shooting pains whenever you are trying to lift things, playing with you kids or the grandchildren orContinue Reading »
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“What happens in a free consultation with a physical therapist?” We had a phone call from a lady today who has never taken advantage of the free consultations that we offer from time to time, and she asked us this exact question before she booked her consultation with us. This lady has been struggling with back painContinue Reading »
A knee replacement can mean a world of change to someone who’s been dealing with bad knees. Sometimes the recovery can come as a surprise, so we want to give you an idea of what to expect when you get a total knee replacement!Day 1 Knee replacement rehab begins as soon as the day after surgery.Continue Reading »
Golf is the most common summer activity that our patients do. It allows people to have social interactions while competing with friends, family, and colleagues. As with any sport, there are always opportunities for injury and improvement. Physical therapy can not only relieve pain from golfing, but also improve strength and mobility allowing players toContinue Reading »
Do you dread having to go to the doctor? Waiting to get in for an appointment and then once you do, you wait forever in the office… Don’t worry, everyone at Functional Advantage feels the same way when we have to make doctor appointments. We understand that your lives are busy and one of the common things weContinue Reading »
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 withContinue Reading »