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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.

  • Piriformis Syndrome At-Home Therapy
      During your time at Elite Physical Therapy not only will you be performing exercises in clinic but you will also be asked to perform a set of specific exercis...
  • Piriformis Syndrome In-Clinic Therapy
    If Piriformis Syndrome is suspected, upon your initial visit to Elite physical therapy your PT will perform a thorough evaluation to determine if you are experiencin...
  • Misha’s Piriformis Story
    As a practicing physical therapist, I found myself as a patient dealing with Piriformis Syndrome. My testimony involves self diagnosis and self treating. After a “...
  • Piriformis Syndrome of the Hip
    The piriformis muscle is a small muscle that resides deep in each hip. Regardless of its size, it is a powerful stabilizer of the hip joint and also functions to rotate ...
  • The Benefits of Inflammation
    So the benefit of inflammation is what I find the most fascinating. Why? We have discovered that we can use the body’s natural inflammatory response to facilitate healin...
  • Chronic Inflamation
    So, we’ve previously established that chronic inflammation is a big contributing factor to many diseases including: Diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune dise...
  • Deborah’s Chronic Knee Inflammation
    Deborah’s story of how she battles chronic knee inflammation with Physical Therapy and the use of dry needling… While in college I went on a ski trip to Vale...
  • The Good and The Chronic Inflammation
    When I was in school to become a Physical Therapist Assistant, we had a clear and present enemy, that enemy was inflammation. We learned manual as well as therapeutic tr...
  • Meniscus Tear At Home
    During the early stages of physical therapy intervention for your meniscus tear you will be assigned a home exercise program (HEP). An HEP is a printed copy of some or a...
  • Meniscus Tear- In Clinic
    Following your diagnosis of a torn meniscus your Dr. may refer you to Physical Therapy. We aim to help you understand what to expect out of Physical Therapy with a menis...

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