TMJ At-Home Therapy

If attending physical therapy, you will be given a home exercise program to do on off days and to continue after discharge. An HEP may consist of the following:

    • Chin tucks – shoulders back and chest up, bring chin straight back making a double chin.
    • Relax jaw – place tongue behind upper front teeth and slowly allow jaw to drop,

Paul Whitaker Overcomes Knee Replacement Due to Arthritis

Paul Whitaker is a patient at our Shelbyville Clinic.  His left knee had been damaged by arthritis which made it difficult to play golf, walk normally, or exercise at the gym.  Recommended by his physician, Paul started physical therapy with the goal of 100% recovery and freedom from pain.  He just wanted to get back to his normal active lifestyle.

Josh Melchior Recovers from Hip and Lower Back Injury

Josh Melchior is a PT at our Shelbyville clinic and wanted to share his own story with you about his hip and lower back injury that occurred while lifting weights.  Below is Josh’s story in his own words:

“I hurt myself working out several weeks ago. I was deadlifting and felt a catch in my left hip and my low back but didn’t have any immediate pain.

Fall Risk Assessment at Elite’s Balance Centers

Fall risk assessment is critical for older adults.  Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission among adults 65 years and older?  It doesn’t take long for a medical professional to notice an unpleasant pattern with elderly patients who are admitted after a fall. 

Our Anti-Gravity Treadmill Can Help Athletes Return from Ankle Sprains Sooner

Ankle Sprains are most often due to sports related injuries.  They are common injuries that occur when you have increased stress on your ankle causing damage to one of the ligaments. This increased stress can occur from rolling your ankle while walking, running, or exercising.  For athletes in training who have suffered an ankle sprain,

Jumper’s Knee Doesn’t Stop Rafael Nadal

Jumper’s Knee wouldn’t keep Rafael Nadal this past Sunday from beating his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, for a record-extending ninth Italian Open title.  It was a return to form that is just in time for his attempt to hold serve for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open next weekend.  The return for Nadal is impressive as he has been dealing with knee issues for a while.

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