Terry Hutt is a patient in our Spring Hill clinic. Terry took a new job that would often place an immense amount of stress on his shoulder. After only two months, he was in need of physical therapy to help reduce the pain in his shoulder and biceps. The pain was intense enough to keep him from lifting weights or working anywhere above his shoulder.
For frozen shoulder, since you will only be in the physical therapy clinic for 2-3 hours per week, on your second visit, your therapist will give you exercises to complete at home (HEP—Home Exercise Program). This will allow to you take some of your recovery into your own hands and regain your shoulder strength and range of motion more quickly.
For frozen shoulder, at your first visit to physical therapy, you will undergo a full evaluation to assess your shoulder range of motion and strength. Your therapist will create a program of therapeutic exercises and stretching to address any areas of deficit.
A normal physical therapy session for frozen shoulder may look like the following:
- 10’ moist heat pack application for shoulder joint and musculature warm up
Frozen Shoulder, technically known as adhesive capsulitis, occurs secondary to inflammation and thickening of the fibrous joint capsule of the glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint includes the head of the humerus and the concave glenoid fossa of the scapula. The inflammation and thickening of the glenohumeral capsule causes it to adhere down to the humeral head,
Steve Cole is a patient in our Spring Hill clinic. He was officially diagnosed with Bilateral Hips and had to have Hip Replacement Surgery. He acquired the condition over many years of standing and walking on concrete for his job. It has just worn him down overtime, in that, he has had to have twelve surgeries to get things fixed.
After having a total hip replacement surgery, the typical time in the hospital is about three days. After three days, you may be discharged home. There are several important things to consider when planning to go home.
One of the most important things to understand about returning home after a total hip replacement are your movement precautions.
Total hip arthroplasty, or total hip replacement, is an elective surgical intervention that involves removing the damaged femoral head and cartilage of the acetabulum and replacing it with prosthetic components. After surgery, physical therapy will help you return to activity as safely as possible. Physical therapy will also address reducing pain and inflammation,
Total hip arthroplasty, or total hip replacement, is an elective surgical intervention that involves removing the damaged femoral head and cartilage of the acetabulum and replacing it with prosthetic components. This surgical intervention is indicated for patients battling hip pain associated with severe arthritis, osteonecrosis, or problems related to fractures of the hip.
Fall Risk was becoming a serious issue for Raymond Herschberger, a patient at our Shelbyville clinic. He was beginning to have some instability in his right knee which was making he and others concerned about falling. As Raymond recalls, he never sustained an injury in the knee, it was just wearing out on him,
Fall risk prevention is critically important to adults over 65 years of age. To assist in helping older adults with fall prevention, we have the Alter G treadmill. It is a unique treadmill that uses air and NASA technology to unload a patient’s weight while running or walking to achieve a stronger core and faster recovery.