Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

It’s well established that about eight in 10 people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives. And while the causes of such pain often vary, say physical therapists and other medical professionals say that increasingly, in a world that...

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, physical therapist and other movement...

Symptoms Of Heart Failure

Shortness of breath Swelling Feeling tired, fatigued Coughing Confusion or memory loss Rapid weight gain People with heart failure symptoms often times do not even know they have or are experiencing heart failure. The symptoms can often go unnoticed for days, weeks...

Osteoarthritis…joint pain!

Have you experienced pain to your joints going up and down the stairs, getting up from a chair, reaching up into the overhead cabinet? Well do not feel like you are alone, as the saying goes, misery loves company. There are over 20% of adults suffering from joint pain...

Home Health PT…is it for you?

When most people picture a home health physical therapist, they typically see an old, drained, often fed up therapist on the tail end of his or her career ready for retirement. Some may even see someone with little to no skills, maybe an introvert, maybe someone who...

A Positive Attitude Reaps Healthful Rewards

Is your glass half full? Do the clouds that fly above your world all have silver linings? Can you manage to find positive twists among life’s messiest entanglements? Then congratulations. According to health care experts throughout the world – from cardiologists,...

Summer Pro Tip: Wear your flip-flops with caution

Warmer weather means lighter clothing all around, and footwear is no exception. But before you grab the flip-flops for summer outings and activities, physical therapists join other medical professionals in offering a word of caution: long-term flip-flop use can be bad...