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October 1, 2020Uncategorized

October is National Physical Therapy Month

the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). NPTM is designed to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives, achieving their physical activity goals, and improving their overall quality of life.   Benefits of Physical Therapy   Physical therapists are evidence-based health care professionals who offer cost-effective treatments that improve mobility and relieve pain, […]

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September 22, 2020Health News You Can Use

Coronavirus and Physical Therapy – How PTs are Making it Safe

Currently, the world of health care is faced with new information and enforced changes (almost) daily because of COVID-19. So, it’s no surprise that physical therapy has also been deeply impacted by such. But how are physical therapy (PT) practices – normally a very hands-on specialty – adapting to a COVID-19 world? In order to protect patients (you!) and our physical therapists, the focus of care immediately switched to Telehealth, proper […]

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September 22, 2020Health News You Can Use

How to Exercise During COVID – Safely!

Exercise, social distancing, COVID-19, and a pandemic – oh my! Now more than ever, it’s important to maintain your physical and mental well-being WHILE practicing social distancing. How can this be done, you ask? Luckily, it’s not as hard as you may think!  How to Exercise During COVID FAQ To start, let’s answer a few commonly asked questions:   Why is it […]

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September 3, 2020Health News You Can Use

Physical Therapy Exercises for Lung Health

Breathing Problems & COVID-19 Breathing is one of the most important processes that the human body performs. Breathing is the body’s way of facilitating gas exchanges that allow cellular respiration to occur, primarily by bringing oxygen into the body and flushing carbon dioxide out of the body. To put it simply – without the breathing […]

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