PATELLAR TENDONITIS Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury that is caused by too much running or jumping activities that results in pain at the front of the knee. This pain is generally localized towards the bottom of the kneecap. The actual injury is inflammation or degeneration of the patella tendon, which connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone. The patellar tendon is located at the front of the thigh and working with the muscles, allows the knee to exte...
Posted on 2023-01-03
Open Enrollment 2022
Guess What Time It Is?! It's Medicare Open Enrollment from October 15, 2022 to December 7, 2022. NOTE: This is different from Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment (this is the period where you can change your Medicare Advantage Plan or change back to original Medicare from January 1, 2023 to March 31, 2023) It's a time where many are confused about their choices and how it will affect their healthcare. There's many questions.... Should I keep my original Medicare?...
Posted on 2022-10-13
It's PT Month!
OCTOBER IS PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH! It's time to PhysicalTherapists do for your overall health and wellbeing. Many people still do not recognize all of the benefits of Physical Therapy. Let's highlight a few for you here. Less pain More movement Less dependence upon medications Less dependence upon others Improved Mobility Better balance Increased Strength Increased Self Confidence How do we do that?? Physical Therapists are specifically trained and licensed to do ...
Posted on 2022-10-13
Top Five Exercises for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is the most common complaint seen in many physical therapy clinics, affecting 85-90% of Americans at some point in their lives. It is the second leading cause of visits to a doctor after the common cold. Lower back pain is also the leading cause of lost time at work and billions of dollars are spent each year diagnosing and treating lower back pain. Physical Therapy for low back pain relief is an alternative to surgery. However, most low back pain can be relieved with some ...
Posted on 2022-08-18
Total Knee Replacement
The orthopedic procedure of knee joint replacement is called a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This surgery involves replacing the existing knee joint with a prosthetic joint . Orthopedic surgeons replace knee joints in order to end pain, stiffness, and loss of function most commonly from arthritis. Proper physical therapy and exercise will help restore strength and mobility to the knee and a gradual return to everyday activities after a total knee replacement. In this blog, we will discuss th...
Posted on 2022-07-11
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