woman receiving physical therapy for the shoulder
Have you ever thought about how much work your shoulders actually do for you? From lifting to reaching, to holding and carrying, our shoulders are one of the hardest-worked parts of our body – which makes them susceptible to injury or discomfort throughout our lives. The shoulder is very complex, as it’s home to a
woman exercising during pregnancy
Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. For mothers, however, it’s also one of the most difficult and physically taxing times. Pregnancy takes a toll on the body, causing back pain, aching feet, and tired legs. Physical therapy during pregnancy can help alleviate these issues and help you
man holding his wrist in pain from golfing

How to Prevent Wrist Injuries in Golf

No strangers to pain, golfers suffer sport-related injuries as much as any other athlete. Although a seemingly delicate sport, the muscles required to repetitively drive the ball across the coursework incredibly hard. Shoulder, knee, hip, wrist, elbow, and neck pain are just a few of the injuries golfers face when teeing up. Form and technique,
athlete receiving help from an athletic trainer
  Who are Certified Athletic Trainers?   Certified Athletic trainers (ATCs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions in order to minimize subsequent impairments, functional limitations, disability, and societal limitations. Work settings for an
young girl receiving physical therapy for the knee
Why Pediatric Physical Therapy is So Unique Unfortunately, adults are not the only people who can suffer injuries, congenital conditions and other sources of muscle, joint and bone pain—children can also experience the same type of discomfort. For this reason, professionals in the field of physical therapy have created a separate division for children who