» Miller Blog :

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

Page 1 of 4
   The human body is capable of amazing things. At times, the stresses we put our bodies under can cause injuries or restricted range of motion through things like repetitive stress, sports-related injuries or general wear and tear. As such it is helpful to know the options and therapies that are available to you to help you recover to your strong and able self. We combine traditional treatments with cutting-edge technology to allow you the most innovative and efficient options to supp...
Posted on 2018-04-17
The Painful Truth About Stress   Physical therapy is often associated with those clients who have experienced a horrific physical trauma, like a car accident or an injury at work. While this very much is a part of our services and the rehabilitation process we bring to those we work with every day, it is essential to realize that the stresses your body undergoes do not necessarily just come from catastrophic physical traumas, alone. Physical therapy can also help you get back to “yo...
Posted on 2018-03-06
Hamstrings do a lot of work. They extend all the way from the pelvis to the top of the bones of the lower leg, and are an integral part of our ability to walk, run, jump, and bend our knees and move our hips. Hamstrings are made up of three muscles and their tendons, located at the back of the thigh. Although a hamstring injury can happen to anyone, they are most common among athletes (from rec players all the way up to professionals) and are the most commonly injured muscles for runners. Mus...
Posted on 2017-10-19
  It doesn’t matter whether you are recovering from surgery or an injury, or happen to be seeking treatment for chronic pain. What you get out of your physical therapy treatment will be a direct reflection of what you put into it. Most insurance plans pay only for a limited number of physical therapy visits, so you need to make sure you’re maximizing your time. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Your doctor may or may not suggest a specific therapist or clinic. Either way,...
Posted on 2017-06-19
Recovering from Whiplash: Take Your Time and Go Slow   Whiplash is often caused by a rear-end or side-impact car accident and the accompanying violent backward and forward movement of the neck, which can damage the discs, soft tissue, cartilage between the disc and vertebral bone, muscles and ligaments. The traumatic impact affects the cervical spine, which is composed of the first seven vertebrae (C1 to C7). C1 connects to the bottom edge of the skull and C7 joins the top of the thorac...
Posted on 2017-04-14
Page 1 of 4