The Body’s Balance Systems

We all want to be able to walk and move around without falling, or the fear of falling. The balance system in our body helps to keep us upright and oriented with activity, or even with standing in one place. There are

Pitch Smart Guidelines – Risk Factors to Consider

My last blog post touched on the Pitch Smart Guidelines for Pitch Counts depending on the age of your pitcher. The following are Risk Factors to consider when your youth pitcher is throwing and engaging in pitching activities. Pitching While Fatigued “Watch

What is Occupational Therapy?

Outpatient treatment has always been physical therapy’s domain. However, in recent years, occupational therapy has slowly incorporated itself as a vital asset to every outpatient physical therapy office. While physical therapy focuses on correcting muscle imbalances and eliminating compensatory movement strategies to

How Many PT Visits Are You Allowed?

Knowing the ins and outs of your insurance is your right and responsibility. There are lots of ways to find out and educate yourself. There are booklets that should be available and even online versions of those booklets. On your insurance card

BEAT THE WAITING ROOMS!

You are the most important member of your health care team, and you are entitled to choose the most appropriate health care professional to meet your goals Did you know that all 50 states and the District of Columbia have some form

What is the Best Running Shoe for Me?

We have all experienced walking into a shoe store, or opening a shoe website, and being overwhelmed by the sheer number of varieties available to us. Options range from minimalist shoes with soles barely 1 mm thick to the new trend of

Growing Pains

I am very lucky to be the father of six kids. Like many of you, I have been awakened as a parent by a child in pain and crying because their legs hurt at night. I am sure you are like me,