Are shoes the reason I have pain with running?

When it comes to running, shoes are one of the most important items you need to consider. 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

Blood Flow Restriction

What is that? Blood flow restriction training (BFR) is a method used to strengthen muscles when heavy lifting isn’t an option. We use a medical grade Delfi system that involves an extremity cuff, and a machine that is calibrated specific to the

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 when 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