Did you know smoking is the largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in this country? Smoking also greatly slows down your recovery time from injuries. So really, there is no good that comes from smoking! If you recently got hurt at work, playing sports or just working around the house, one of the…Details
The Steelers took another hit last week when Ben Roethlisberger suffered a separated shoulder in his throwing arm. A separated shoulder is when ligaments in the shoulder joint (AC joint) are torn or stretched. This is also known as a sprained shoulder. But it is not to be confused with a dislocated shoulder, which is…Details
Did you know that up to 70 percent of stroke survivors experience fatigue, both physically and mentally? It’s not just exhaustion they feel, but struggles with emotions, memory and self-control. It could be infrequent to constant depending on the individual. It can strike without warning, making life, even the simplest tasks, very hard. Fortunately, if…Details
Rather than use words to explain what others think physical therapists do and what we actually do, I found an excellent picture that tells the whole story.