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Part of our mission is to educate our patients on how to become better stewards of their bodies and health. We use this page as a forum to share information, news and insights to that end.

Any information contained below is not and cannot serve as specific medical advice. Even though we strive to share the most accurate, helpful and insightful information, we always recommend using your discretion and talking with your doctor before taking any medical advice you read online.

  • Wrist Pain In-Clinic
        Wrist pain is the first indicator of a sprain or strain. Following a wrist sprain or strain your Dr. may refer you to physical therapy. Along with pain, yo...
  • Wrist Pain At-Home
      After your initial physical therapy visit you will be provided with some tips on what to do outside of the clinic to reduce your wrist pain. These tips would incl...
  • Megan Bledsoe and her wrist pain
    Even when Megan Bledsoe did not know what she had done to cause wrist pain on her right hand, she knew it was time to get it looked at.  Megan attends cosmetology school...
  • Wrist Pain and Sprains
      Do you have wrist pain? Do you have a wrist sprain or strain? Wrist sprain occurs when one or several of the ligaments of the wrist are stretched beyond their lim...
  • Balance Deficits At-Home Therapy
    Studies have indicated that at least 10 weeks of imbalance intervention can decrease fall risk for several months afterwards. Continuing with physical therapy (PT) for 1...
  • Vertigo-Balance-In-Clinic Therapy
    If you have been experiencing some balance deficits for various reasons which can include, a traumatic brain injury, vertigo and/or general weakness, physical therapy ca...
  • Charlotte Morris and her balance recovery from a fall.
    Charlotte Morris experienced a fall while on vacation in Florida shortly after Christmas 2019. She hit her head in the fall, causing a concussion and diminished balance ...
  • Causes of Balance Deficits
    At some point in our lives many of us will experience some decrease in our ability to maintain balance. Some causes of balance deficits can be, injury or surgery on a lo...
  • Crutch Training: Broken Foot
    Fitting:  The crutch tip should be placed about 6 inches away from foot. The auxiliary pad should fit with about 2-3 finger widths between the pad and your arm pit. Fina...
  • Crutch Tips: Broken Foot
    The following are some crutch tips for when you may unfortunately need to use crutches: You want to make sure your crutches are fitting correctly. Poor fit can caus...

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