Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Finding a physical therapist that specializes in women’s health can be difficult. It is a highly specialized area of treatment. Many women are faced with unique physical challenges that they try to convince themselves are “normal” and “expected” based on being female. Common examples include: discomfort in the abdomen, lower back, bottom, and hips, leaking…

Blood Flow Restriction Training: Just a Fad, or a Future in PT

Blood Flow Restriction Training: Just a fad, or a future in PT Recently more and more articles about Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFR) have surfaced, especially on social media. A few patients have asked about BFR, how it can be used, and its benefits. BFR is a technique used to produce hypertrophy of a muscle, or muscle group, by restricting venous…

What is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

What is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

What is Pediatric Physical Therapy? Pediatric physical therapists work with children (ages 0-18) and their families to assist each child in reaching their maximum independence with daily function. This can include dressing, walking/navigating around the home and community, going up/down stairs, participation or return to gym class and reaching their potential in sports related activities. Physical therapists use their…