Are You Considering Joint Replacement Surgery?

The decision to have a joint replacement is a big step involving major surgery and significant rehabilitation times. Patients will need to work closely with their surgeon and physical therapist for a return to full functionality and the new lease on life that a joint replacement can provide. Knee and hip joints make up most…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

New Year’s Resolutions – Health and Exercise

January is known as the month to reset and begin the New Year off right. Making New Year’s resolutions is a fun way to ignite a sense of purpose and focus. However, according to U.S. News, “80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail.” To ensure that you are able to reach, and keep, all of…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

How To Avoid Winter Injuries

Winter sports are a great way to stay active during colder months, as long as you participate with common sense and caution. Do not take on more than your skill level will safely allow, and wear protective equipment to ensure you can enjoy your sport for the full winter season! It is important to remember…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

Treat Foot Pain With Physical Therapy

The feet bear the weight of the body upon them, but the heel of the foot receives little thought unless it begins to hurt. Pain can originate under the heel (plantar fasciitis) or the back of the heel in the Achilles tendon. Inflammation, swelling, and pain are common complaints associated with the heel. An injury…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is important to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services.  Although many great strides have been made in breast cancer awareness and treatment, there remains much to be accomplished. It is important to stress that women…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

October Is National Physical Therapy Month

In October, we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants can help improve and restore motion to your life.  This recognition is an opportunity to highlight the fact that we are your trusted experts in helping you to improve your quality of life by keeping healthy, fit, and active, and avoiding…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice