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            Direct access is exactly what it sounds like: patients can directly access the services of a physical therapist without the need to get a prescription from a physician. Direct access allows for an open market, enabling patients to seek out and receive services that can help to support their return to the things they love. The American Physical Therapy Association states that with direct access, patients are able to receive an e...
Posted on 2018-09-03
            Great workouts are often accompanied by tightness, soreness, and tension in the following days. Delayed onset muscle soreness is no stranger to those who spend time working out or playing their favorite sport. The benefits of foam rolling can help your recovery and get you back to doing your favorite things: whether that be sports, hiking or that can't-miss cardio class. The focused manual pressure of using a foam roll...
Posted on 2018-08-23
      When pain and discomfort are restricting your movements and preventing you from doing the things you love, managing your discomfort becomes a priority. However, with the plethora of options available to help mitigate pain and restricted movements, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide what is the best course of action to take for your personal needs and situation. This month we focus on the option of cold laser therapy to help you get back to doing the thing yo...
Posted on 2018-08-07
Your health and the optimal performance of your body are paramount to your overall well-being and successful navigation of life. Our services can help to ensure you are guided, supported and receiving the treatments necessary to aid your body in moving forward. Whether you are recovering from a sporting injury or looking to gain range of motion back after an accident, our team has your back (and health!) every step of the way. While we accept and work alongside most major insurance com...
Posted on 2018-07-05
Foam rollers have gained a lot of attention and popularity recently, and for good reason. They are a simple, inexpensive tool, and when used correctly, can help release muscle tightness and trigger points (commonly referred to as “knots”). Foam rollers provide myofascial release, giving you the ability to provide yourself an effective self-massage almost anywhere on your body. Knots are essentially adhesions in the muscle; areas where overuse, or chronic/repetitive use creates a...
Posted on 2017-07-17
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