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Medicaid Unwinding May 2023 Update

What does it mean for Louisiana to have Medicaid Unwinding? Medicaid's Continuous Renewal ended on March 31, 2023.  "Unwinding" is the process of the Medicaid program returning to Eligibility Checks, Renewals and Terminations on a regular basis again.  This has not happened for over 3 years, since March of 2020.  During the pandemic, no checks were being performed and participants in Medicaid didn't have to do anything to keep their Medicaid coverage active from year to year.&nbs...
Posted on 2023-05-03

What is Gait training ?

WHAT IS GAIT TRAINING ?  Physical therapy to regain a normal walking pattern is called gait training.   This may incorporate strength training, activities and exercises to improve balance, sequencing of the limbs and trunk, and proper step length or base of support.   GAIT TRAINING AFTER STROKE OR AMPUTAION      Gait is a persons manor of walking, movement or locomotion using their limbs.  Many different things can affect a person's gait su...
Posted on 2023-04-03

Top Five Exercises for Low Back Pain

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

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. Reasons for a Total Knee Repla...
Posted on 2022-07-11

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