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Miller Physical Therapy - Our Healthy Living (Thriving!) Blog

As physical therapists and medical professionals, we’re all about the mechanics of the human body. Bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves…they’re all foundational in what we do and how we do it – and in what our patients do and how they do it. What patients may not be aware of is the fact that their mental approach to physical therapy and recovery from an injury or surgery in general has a huge impact on how well they progress. Visualization, also called guided im...
Posted on 2016-08-15
       The end of summer may mean kissing goodbye a relaxed routine with the kids, but let’s be real – it’s always great to get back into school with a set schedule and enjoy the luxury of more time to focus on yourself and your health!  Many people get so busy enjoying everything summer has to offer (vacations, summer camp, visits to and from friends and family) that their healthy habits tend to fall by the wayside.  We’re...
Posted on 2015-09-12
We first met Garrett Gross right out of surgery still in a sling, but so immobile he couldn’t even move his shoulder OUT of the sling.  In January five months later, with treatment from Miller PT and being diligent in his exercises and health overall, Garrett won his MMA fight by TKO in St. Louis.  The Tear: Garrett fought in St. Louis back in April of 2014, and in the first round tore his rotator cuff quite badly, to the point that surgery was unavoidable. Amazingly, and ...
Posted on 2015-03-04