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Deconditioning

Deconditioning is a process that can happen after a serious bout of inactivity, or bedrest. Numerous studies have shown that physical therapy and exercise in older adults can increase mobility, decrease risk of falls, and even increase bone mineral density

Jul 24th, 2021
Hands on Physical Therapy

Hands on therapy has a long history in the field of physical therapy and has many known benefits and long-lasting results. Some ways hands on therapy can help are:  Relieving pain,  Easing swelling,  Inducing relaxation 

Jul 24th, 2021
How is your posture?

Posture is an important part of everyday life that many of us tend not to focus on. If your core muscles are weak, you may unknowingly be causing some damage to your body.

Jul 22nd, 2021
Multiple sclerosis (M.S) and Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is often an important part of treatment, helping patients with M.S improve their function and independence. A course of occupational therapy may also prove useful for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Jul 21st, 2021
Fibromyalgia and Physical Therapy

Fibromyalgia is a long term, chronic, and painful condition defined by tenderness and fatigue throughout the body.  Physical therapy can help guide you through a program of exercises that can help improve your stamina, flexibility, and range-of-motion.

Jul 20th, 2021
Physical & Occupational Therapy for Arthritis

Physical therapy is a great noninvasive treatment for managing arthritis pain. Occupational therapy can be an important part of recovery for patients, helping them maximize their ability to participate in everyday activities.

Jul 14th, 2021
Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehab aims at helping patients who are experiencing symptoms of a vestibular disorder. This can be delivered by a physical therapist who can significantly reduce symptoms related to vertigo and other vestibular conditions.

Jul 9th, 2021
Become healthier, stronger, and more active!

Our physical therapists can guide you through proper exercises and specialized treatments in order to relieve your joint and muscle pain, increase your strength and flexibility, and improve your overall health.

Jul 2nd, 2021
7 helpful tips to reduce your pain

Physical therapy treatments can help improve your health, but they only work if you apply healthy lifestyle choices in your everyday life, as well. Some tips you can do on your own to become healthier, stronger, and more active include:

Jul 2nd, 2021
Find Relief from your Shoulder Pain

Physical therapy is a great treatment option to help you recover from a shoulder injury and to prevent them from occurring in the future. Your physical therapy program will begin with a thorough evaluation where your therapist will pinpoint the cause..

Jun 28th, 2021
National Scoliosis Awareness Month

Scoliosis is simply a sideways curvature of the spine. Patients with severe scoliosis may also experience trouble breathing, ribs that noticeably stick out more on one side, and uneven shoulder blades.

Jun 25th, 2021
Multiple sclerosis (M.S)

There is no cure for MS and getting a multiple sclerosis diagnosis can be scary and daunting but getting the right care early can help reduce the severity of symptoms and improve your quality of life.

Jun 21st, 2021
Arthritis

Treatment for arthritis will also vary depending on the type you have and the symptoms you are experiencing, but physical therapy is often recommended to help provide relief and improve range-of-motion.

Jun 17th, 2021
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Physical therapy is a great noninvasive and effective treatment for carpal tunnel.  Therapists will work with you to design a program that will improve your wrists mobility and function.

Jun 15th, 2021
Occupational therapy can greatly improve your quality of life

Occupational therapy can greatly improve the quality of life for you and your loved ones. In addition to a patient’s physical well-being, occupational therapists also focus on any psychological and social factors that need to be addressed. 

Jun 10th, 2021
Hip Injuries can be helped with Physical Therapy

After an injury or surgery, a rehabilitation program with a physical therapist can help you regain strength, restore flexibility, and improve the range-of-motion in your hip. Your therapist will work with you to design a custom treatment plan..

Jun 7th, 2021
Exercise and Sports Injuries

Exercise and sports are healthy and good for you, but occasionally they can result in injury. Using a combination of different modalities, physical therapists can create a program tailored to your specific injury.

Jun 3rd, 2021
Spinal Rehabilitation

Early intervention is crucial so it’s important to start treatment right away. To find out more about the back and spine treatments we offer, give us a call today to get started with a physical and occupational therapy consultation!

Jun 1st, 2021
What is Text Neck?

When it comes to tech neck, prevention is the key. If you can take care to avoid putting extra strain on your neck while you are on your mobile devices, you can avoid injuries. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind while scrolling on your phone. 

May 26th, 2021
Fibromyalgia

There currently is no cure for fibromyalgia, and treatment is aimed at reducing pain and symptoms. Your doctor may prescribe various medications to regulate your nervous system. Lifestyle changes such as adding in exercise, can also be beneficial.

May 24th, 2021
Safe summer activities for your knees

There are certain precautions you can take to avoid knee pain or injury this summer: Before exercising, warm up by walking, or another low impact activity. Stretch your hamstring, and quadriceps to relieve pressure on your knees.

May 19th, 2021
Adhesive capsulitis, AKA frozen shoulder

Physical therapy is the most common treatment for frozen shoulder. Physical therapists will use a combination of modalities to increase the mobility of your shoulder and reduce the stiffness and pain. Treatment may include: Stretches Targeted exercises

May 17th, 2021
Relieve your Sciatica Pain

There are some tips you can follow to relieve your sciatica pain on your own. These can be done before coming in for treatments, or in tandem with your physical therapy treatments: • Performing gentle stretching exercises. • Avoiding prolonged sitting.

May 14th, 2021
STRUGGLING WITH BACK PAIN OR SCIATICA?

Did you know that over 80% of people across the world will suffer an episode of back pain at some point in their lifetime? The safest, easiest, and most effective mode of sciatica treatment is through physical therapy.

May 14th, 2021
The Goal of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Your pediatric PT will do their best to keep the sessions fun and engaging. For the most part, it should feel like play.  Games can be incorporated to keep the child motivated and happy.

May 12th, 2021
Neck pain in any capacity is not fun..

Whatever the cause is, physical therapy can often help reduce pain and treat various neck conditions. Physical therapists are musculoskeletal experts who can help improve your necks mobility and strength.

May 12th, 2021
Pulmonary Rehab for post Covid-19 patients

Here at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational therapy we offer treatment for different respiratory issues, including rehabilitation for post-covid patients to help them regain their pulmonary health.  Our post-covid-19 treatments will be tailored..

May 1st, 2021
Your Body was Made to Move!

At Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy, we are dedicated to helping you live the best life you can, and our movement experts would be more than happy to help you relieve your pain, re-align your body, and get moving once again.

May 1st, 2021
The Origins of Occupational Therapy

Today occupational therapy is used in a number of different settings and in the treatment of many different issues. Occupational therapists help many on a daily basis engage and participate in activities of daily living.

Apr 29th, 2021
INCREASE YOUR ENERGY BY GETTING UP & MOVING!

Living a sedentary life is one of the main reasons why people report having low energy or feeling chronic day-to-day aches. Inactive lifestyles also cause joints to become stiff and can alter the physiological chemical processes within your body.

Apr 28th, 2021
History of Physical Therapy

Early versions of physical therapists, known as reconstruction aides, were trained to work on wounded soldiers. Physical therapy has come a long way since then and is now practiced in a wide array of settings like private practice, hospitals...

Apr 23rd, 2021
Physical Therapy can Help improve Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that affects as many as 9 million Americans. Physical therapy, in most minor cases, may be all that’s needed to help your body function more effectively with your alignment issues.

Apr 21st, 2021
What is a Herniated Disc?

Physical therapy is one of the primary treatments for herniated discs. The goal of physical therapy in terms of treating herniated discs is to reduce pain and inflammation.

Apr 19th, 2021
Neurological Disorders

Because each case is so unique, treatment with a physical therapist will start with a one-on-one evaluation where they will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your symptoms and needs.

Apr 16th, 2021
Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation

On top of all our preventions to keep our patients safe from getting Covid-19, we also offer post covid-19 rehab. Offering a team occupational and physical therapy approach with emphasis on pulmonary rehab, endurance, and functional skills. 

Apr 12th, 2021
Fall Prevention

Balance disorders can lead to falls if not managed. Your physical/occupational therapy program will begin with an evaluation where your therapist will examine your risk factors and develop a plan to help keep you safe and maintain your independence. 

Apr 9th, 2021
Sports Injuries and Physical Therapy

Sports injuries occur during exercise or while participating in a sport, no matter if its football, baseball, tennis, or even swimming. physical therapist can aid tremendously in your healing and ability to get back to playing the sports you love.

Apr 8th, 2021
Pinched Nerve Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a great noninvasive treatment to help relieve the symptoms and heal a pinched nerve.  Your physical therapist will work with you on an exercise program that will strengthen muscles and relieve nerve compression.

Apr 1st, 2021
Back Pain

In general, PT is one of the most effective treatments for lower back pain. Aerobic conditioning to improve endurance  Strengthening and stretching to improve muscle control  Heat and cold therapy to reduce pain and inflammation 

Mar 26th, 2021
Physical Therapy can manage your Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms

Physical therapy is an effective non-invasive treatment for plantar fasciitis. It can help not only reduce the pain but prevent reoccurrence as well. After evaluating your gait, posture, and other factors, your therapist will create a custom treatment plan

Mar 25th, 2021
Physical Therapy can Reduce your Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common problem that can be uncomfortable and even debilitating. There are many conditions that can cause shoulder pain. Whether it be the result of injury or gradual deterioration, a shoulder rehabilitation program with a PT is effective

Mar 19th, 2021
Treating Balance Issues with Physical Therapy

Working with a physical therapist can help improve your balance. Because physical therapists are experts in movement, they can spot potential problems with your strength and posture that could be contributing to your balance issues.

Mar 18th, 2021
Torticollis

Infant Torticollis is when the neck muscles are tighter on one side than the other, which leaves your baby’s head at a tilt. We have specially trained physical therapists that can help you with your pediatric physical therapy needs.

Mar 11th, 2021
Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular rehabilitation is delivered by a trained physical therapist and is designed to handle symptoms of balance and vertigo issues. Some other vertigo treatments include:

Mar 11th, 2021
Sciatica can be Managed with Physical Therapy

Sciatica can be quite painful and uncomfortable but can be managed with physical therapy. A physical therapist will work with you to create a tailored program to help with your specific sciatica symptoms.

Mar 9th, 2021
Hip Pain

Whatever the cause of your hip pain, a rehabilitation program with a physical therapist can usually help. Especially after surgery or injury, a rehabilitation program can help you regain strength, improve flexibility, and increase range-of-motion.

Mar 3rd, 2021
What is causing my Knee Pain?

Physical therapy can help you get relief from your knee pain and help you get back to the things you enjoy without discomfort.  Your therapy program will begin with an individual assessment to determine your needs and the best course of treatment for you.

Feb 23rd, 2021
Scoliosis can be treated with Physical Therapy!

With proper treatment scoliosis can be managed, especially if treatment is started early, worsening can be prevented. Physical therapy can be an effective option to treat scoliosis and can even be used in conjunction with more aggressive treatments..

Feb 19th, 2021
How Occupational Therapy can help you!

Most people are familiar with Physical therapy, most are less familiar with the closely aligned field of occupational therapy. While physical therapy focuses on improving function and reducing pain, occupational therapy focuses on ADLs.

Feb 17th, 2021
Hand and Wrist Conditions

There are many more reasons one could be experiencing pain and difficulty with their hands. Physical and occupational therapy can help you reduce your pain, become more functional, and help come up with ways to complete your daily tasks with great ease.

Feb 14th, 2021
Osteoporosis

Physical therapy is an excellent way to prevent or help combat the effects of osteoporosis. Taking into account your age, overall health, fitness level, and personal risk factors, your physical therapist will develop a program to help you regain strength.

Feb 9th, 2021
Plantar Fasciitis and Physical Therapy

If you are experiencing pain or functional difficulties with your feet, the team at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational therapy can help.  We provide a comprehensive selection of physical therapies to help restore your full range of motion. 

Feb 4th, 2021
What is Frozen Shoulder?

Physical therapy is the primary treatment for a frozen shoulder.  Specific exercises under the supervision of a physical therapist will help restore motion. Once the therapist has done their initial evaluation, they can put together a treatment plan.

Jan 26th, 2021
It can be difficult to correct poor posture..

If these at-home treatments don’t work, it is important to consult help from a physical therapist. They can improve your posture, eliminate your pain, and get you back to doing the activities you love to do.

Jan 24th, 2021
In Home physical and occupational therapy

A growing trend in health care, and certainly in our clinic, is In Home physical and occupational therapy. Besides the obvious benefits like ease and convenience, there are many reasons why patients and physicians love In Home therapy. 

Jan 20th, 2021
Is Posture the Reason for your Aches and Pains?

The way in which you walk can also have an effect on your posture. When you have improper posture, your center of gravity changes. This can cause your balance to decline, which can cause pain when walking, thus creating a vicious cycle of overcompensation.

Jan 20th, 2021
Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

After a major shoulder injury or surgery, a rehabilitation plan will be employed to help reduce pain and accelerate healing. Shoulder rehabilitation typically consists of targeted exercises and stretches overseen by a trained physical therapist.

Jan 19th, 2021
Stroke Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy, in addition to physical therapy, can be instrumental in addressing these issues and helping the stroke patient become more independent.  The focus of occupational therapy is to help patients re-learn safer and easier ways for ADLs.

Jan 15th, 2021
What are Causes of Back Pain?

Physical therapy is an important part of treatment for lower back pain. Physical therapists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan based on the underlying cause, and symptoms of your back pain.

Jan 13th, 2021
Smart Postural Behaviors

The spine & shoulders are intricate parts of the body that help us perform functional tasks that are important to everyday living. The spine and shoulders are used every day and when these joints are overused in suboptimal positions they tend to be painful

Jan 10th, 2021
Physical Therapy assists with Balance Disorders

Structures like the ears, muscles, eyes, and nervous system all play an important role in helping you balance.  Physical therapy can actually help you improve your balance with specific exercises. Physical therapists are experts in movement..

Jan 8th, 2021
Improving Herniated Discs with PT

Physical therapy is one of the main treatments for herniated discs. Physical therapy can help reduce the discomfort and pain a herniated disc can cause and help you get back to the things you love.

Jan 6th, 2021
Physical Therapy for Scoliosis

Physical therapy can help retain your body to function better with your particular alignment issues. It can also help you improve your range-of-motion and increase strength in the areas of your body that may have weakened due to your misalignment. 

Dec 23rd, 2020
Physical Therapy for Pediatric Patients

Through physical therapy, a child can improve their range-of-motion, strength, flexibility, and movement patterns. They will work with the child’s individual goals and difficulties and help them take part in the daily activities they want to do. 

Dec 23rd, 2020
Treatment of a Neurological Disorder

Physical therapy is often an important part of recovery and treatment. Through a personalized treatment plan, a physical therapist will work to address the specific symptoms the patient is experiencing, helping them get out of pain and improve ADLs.

Dec 20th, 2020
What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy can be an invaluable part of recovering from an injury or illness. A well-designed physical therapy treatment plan can help a patient return to their prior level of functioning, and help prevent further injury.

Dec 17th, 2020
In-Home Physical & Occupational Therapy

Did you know you can get Physical and Occupational therapy right in your home? With people staying home more than ever, this is becoming an increasingly popular way to receive therapy. 

Dec 11th, 2020
Clinical guidelines for the treatment of knee pain

Physical therapists perform a thorough and detailed assessment to assess the quality of the pain, movements, and overall mobility levels after which therapeutic interventions are established to help achieve functional goals and improve mobility

Dec 6th, 2020
Knee Pain

Physical therapy can be beneficial in the treatment of minor and more serious knee conditions. Treatment with a physical therapist will begin with a personal evaluation and assessment to figure out the best course of treatment to treat your knee condition.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Physical therapy is often the first step in noninvasively treating carpal tunnel and relieving symptoms. Physical therapy focuses on improving wrist mobility and reducing inflammation, relieving pressure on the carpal tunnel. 

Nov 30th, 2020
What is Causing my Low Back Pain?

Whatever the cause, physical therapy is often an effective treatment for lower back pain. Physical therapy can not only help you get relief from back pain but also improve your overall strength and balance. 

Nov 29th, 2020
Dementia and Physical Therapy

While dementia, unfortunately, isn’t curable getting the right treatment to manage symptoms and improve the patient’s quality of life is important and can help ease what otherwise can be a very distressing situation. 

Nov 26th, 2020
How can physical therapy help with arthritis?

Physical therapy is often recommended as a non-invasive treatment for arthritis symptoms. With the right course of therapy, arthritis pain can be reduced, and quality of life can be improved.

Nov 18th, 2020
Massage therapy to ease your recovery. 

Massage therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions like fibromyalgia, back and neck pain, arthritis, sports and auto-related injuries, and many more.  Your therapist will start with an evaluation and determine the best course of treatment.

Nov 10th, 2020
Post-Operative Physical Therapy

Besides improving recovery time, and reducing pain, post-operative physical therapy has a number of benefits. Some other advantages include: Minimized scar tissue and reduction of swelling. Improved posture and overall balance and coordination. 

Nov 9th, 2020
Treatment for hip pain will depend on the cause.

Treatment for hip pain will depend on the cause. After injury or surgery, a rehabilitation program with a physical therapist can help you regain strength, restore flexibility, and improve range of motion in your hips.

Nov 5th, 2020
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Physical and occupational therapy can be a crucial component of treatment after stroke to help patients get back on their feet. Physical therapy can help improve balance, coordination, and help the patient to try to relearn simple motor activities.

Nov 3rd, 2020
Simple Tips To Relieve Those Aches & Pains

A consultation with a physical therapist will allow you to address the issues that you’re facing. It is always better to figure out the cause of your pain early on, rather than waiting until it gets worse.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Neck pain can be a major annoyance..

Physical therapy can be used effectively to treat a variety of neck conditions. Neck therapy with a physical therapist will begin with a thorough evaluation to determine the root of your pain and what the best course of treatment is for you.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Pediatric Physical Therapy

Physical therapists working with children will do their best to keep the sessions fun and engaging. In fact, it can often look like play.

Oct 29th, 2020
Why am I so achy?

Physical therapist's sole focus is helping you achieve your highest level of comfort. If you are experiencing daily aches and pains that you just can’t seem to shake, give our office a call today.

Oct 28th, 2020
How can an occupational therapist help my back pain?

An occupational therapist is a trained professional that can implement specific treatments and lifestyle changes to help optimize functional activities. They can help recommend any adjustments or equipment you may need for your home or work environment...

Oct 22nd, 2020
Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation refers to a medically supervised program designed to improve your cardiovascular health especially after instances like a heart attack, heart failure, and heart surgery. 

Oct 22nd, 2020
Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Children might see an occupational therapist for a number of reasons including, delays in fine motor skills, sensory integration issues, other cognitive delays, or just to help them learn basic self-care, like getting dressed.

Oct 15th, 2020
Massage therapy

Hands on therapy refers to a type of physical therapy used to address the source of your discomfort by using manual contact and specific manipulation and movements, to relieve pain and swelling.

Oct 8th, 2020
Different Techniques to Treat Scoliosis

In mild cases, Physical therapy can be used to retrain your body to function better with your particular alignment issues. Physical therapy can be used in conjunction with more aggressive treatments to augment results.

Oct 5th, 2020
Carpal Tunnel

Physical therapy is often one of the first steps in treating carpal tunnel. It’s non-invasive and effective at treating symptoms and preventing their reoccurrence.   Treatments are focused on improving mobility and reducing pain and inflammation...

Sep 24th, 2020
Find the Source of Your Knee Pain!

Physical therapy sessions can be used to strengthen the muscles around the knee and make it more stable.  Your physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation to understand your symptoms and any underlying conditions and help you reach your goal

Sep 23rd, 2020
Alleviate your Arthritic Pain

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints that may cause pain or stiffness throughout your day. As therapists, we are professionally trained and educated to help patients move and increase their physical activity in a rehabilitative way.

Sep 23rd, 2020
Shoulder Rehab

Rehabilitation with a physical therapist can help you heal and regain mobility and strength.  Some common shoulder rehabilitation techniques include manual therapy, targeted exercises, laser therapy, and ultrasound technology. 

Sep 21st, 2020
Osteoarthritis is a Pain!

As we all age, our bodies experience a certain “wear and tear” on cartilage and joints. This can cause inflammation and pain, known as arthritis. According to the American Arthritis Foundation, Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis.

Sep 21st, 2020
Foot and Ankle Injuries

Many injuries of the foot and ankle can be treated without surgery. Physical therapy can help you recover and relieve pain if you are suffering from a foot or ankle condition.

Sep 18th, 2020
Tech Neck

If you are experiencing neck pain or tech neck, physical therapy is a great resource to help you get some relief.  Using techniques like ultrasound, manipulation, massage, and various stretches and exercise, a physical therapist can help you reduce pain

Sep 14th, 2020
How a PT Treats Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based form of treatment delivered by a specially trained physical therapist. Most patients with peripheral vertigo experience substantial relief from their symptoms with physical therapy.

Sep 10th, 2020
Gait Training Improves your Balance!

Losing your balance can be scary and can lead to serious falls and injuries. Gait training is highly effective at helping patients improve their posture and stabilize their footing, preventing falls.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Benefits of Manual Therapy

Manual therapy can be broken up into two categories, soft tissue work, and mobilization and manipulation. Soft tissue work is a type of treatment that involves the physical therapist placing pressure on different muscles and soft tissues.

Sep 1st, 2020
relieve pressure and pain caused by a pinched nerve.

A physical or occupational therapist can fit you with a splint or brace to help you immobilize the area. They can also work with you on specific exercises and stretches, helping you strengthen muscles and relieve nerve compression.

Aug 26th, 2020
Prevent Re-Injury from Occurring

There are many benefits to post-operative physical therapy. Therapy can facilitate a smoother recovery and better healing. Through therapy, you can minimize the risk of blood clots and scarring and improve the patient’s overall health and coordination.

Aug 24th, 2020
What is Arthritis?

Patients with arthritis can also benefit from occupational therapy in which they will learn how to manage everyday tasks. Physical therapy combines specific exercises that are tailored to people with arthritis and different pain-relieving treatments.

Aug 21st, 2020
Lightforce Laser Therapy

Therapeutic lasers can be used with great success to treat post-surgically, or after an injury.  They can be used in combination with other physical therapy treatments to help you recover faster.

Aug 20th, 2020
Physical Therapy And Your Neck Pain

The longer you let neck pain linger and disrupt your life, the more difficult it becomes to treat. If you experience an injury, the smart thing to do is to consult a physical therapist soon after the pain develops.

Aug 19th, 2020
Natural Treatment for Fibromyalgia Pain

Physical therapy is a great natural alternative treatment for fibromyalgia pain. It can help you manage your fibromyalgia symptoms and improve your quality of life. Physical therapy treatment can include anything from exercises& stretches to reduce pain.

Aug 12th, 2020
Hip/Pain Rehabilitation

After an injury or surgery, a physical rehabilitation program can help you regain strength, and restore flexibility and range of motion in your hips. Through modalities like exercise, heat and cold therapy, and laser treatment, pain can be reduced.

Aug 6th, 2020
Relief from your Sciatica Pain

If you are experiencing sciatic symptoms, physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment that can help reduce pain and prevent a recurrence.  Your therapist can help improve your overall function and range of motion.

Aug 4th, 2020
Frozen Shoulder

Physical therapists take the necessary steps to restore your movement, comfort, and pain that may be occurring due to frozen shoulder. 

Aug 4th, 2020
Multiple Sclerosis

Physical therapy can be crucial in helping a patient with MS improve their function and independence. Your therapist will help address any weakness or range of motion issues you may be experiencing.

Jul 30th, 2020
Eliminate Plantar Fasciitis Discomfort.

Physical therapy can help reduce your plantar fasciitis pain and reduce recurrence. Your physical therapist will examine your movement, posture, and mobility and create a personalized treatment plan to help you.

Jul 30th, 2020
The origins of physical therapy

Physical Therapy dates back to 460 B.C. where Hippocrates introduced the idea of pain management through manual therapy.  However, it wasn’t until WW1 and the Polio Epidemic where Physical Therapy began to gain popularity.

Jul 29th, 2020
Marketing Better Post-COVID With Vinod Somareddy, PT

Vinod Somareddy, PT of Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy in NYC, is a hugely successful PT owner of many years and has seen many challenges, but it took the COVID pandemic for him to reconsider how he marketed his clinic and kept Patients safe.

Jul 28th, 2020
Physical Therapy can reduce your Vertigo Symptoms

By performing specific head movements, your physical therapist can move the crystals around in your inner ear that are causing vertigo. They can also help you with a series of exercises called Cawthorne exercises which can help decrease the symptoms.

Jul 27th, 2020
Will I Benefit from Occupational Therapy?

The goal of occupational therapy is to get the patient doing the things they need to do to better take care of themselves. Occupational therapists specialize in helping patients regain skills, so they can complete everyday tasks.

Jul 20th, 2020
Treating your Shoulder Pain

Treatment of shoulder pain with a physical therapist usually includes a program of exercises and stretches to help improve strength and range of motion. Using other techniques like myofascial release, electrical stimulation, and laser therapy.

Jul 20th, 2020
Treatment for neck pain

Treatment for neck pain can include manual therapy and manipulation, massage therapy, ultrasound technology, and electrical stimulation. Your treatment may also include making lifestyle changes, like adjusting your desk or chair.

Jul 20th, 2020
Lower Back Pain And Physical Therapy

When working with a physical therapist, you may also be guided through different lifestyle changes that you can make that can help you begin to overcome your back pain with everyday activities.

Jul 15th, 2020
The ideal treatment for low back pain.

Low back pain is by far one of the most common ailments ever experienced.  Just about everyone deals with low back pain at one point in their life. For those, seeking support from a physical therapist could significantly improve quality of life.

Jul 15th, 2020
Treatment Plans for Back Pain

Physical therapy is often an important part of any treatment plan for back pain. A physical therapist will develop a personalized treatment plan based the underlying cause of your pain.

Jul 6th, 2020
Managing Dementia

There unfortunately is no cure for dementia, but physical and occupational therapy can be used to greatly improve the person’s quality of life. Participating in physical therapy can help to slow the cognitive decline in patients with dementia.

Jul 1st, 2020
Recovering from Sport Injuries

Whatever your sports injury is, physical therapy can help you recover. A physical therapist will help you devise a treatment plan around any injury sustained. Some treatments a physical therapist can use to aid healing are electrical stimulation..

Jun 26th, 2020
Management of your Neuropathy

Physical therapy can play a crucial role in the management of your neuropathy, helping you reduce pain and restore function. Due to the multiple causes of neuropathy, treatment will vary.

Jun 19th, 2020
Best Treatment Methods for Tendinitis

Working with a physical therapist can help you identify the best treatment methods for tendinitis. Your PT can also help you identify the best range of motion and strength-building activities to reduce your likelihood of developing tendinitis.

Jun 18th, 2020
Laser therapy

Laser therapy can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions. The availability of multiple treatment heads offers additional flexibility for the clinician. This allows the laser treatment to be customized to fit the patient’s specific needs.

Jun 17th, 2020
Scoliosis

Physical therapy can help you retrain your body to function effectively with your alignment issues (scoliosis). A physical therapist can help you improve strength in the parts of the body that may have weakened due to misalignment.

Jun 17th, 2020
Manage Your Tendinitis

A physical therapist can help identify potential issues with posture or form that may increase your risk for injury, help identify potential injuries as they develop, and assess the severity of and best treatment options for those injuries fast

Jun 15th, 2020
You can improve your balance!

These are just several examples of how you could incorporate more activity into your lifestyle without making many large changes to your way of life. If you feel that your physical health or an old injury is holding you back from being active, contact us.

Jun 11th, 2020
Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping is used frequently in physical therapy to treat a variety of conditions such as back strains, neck aches, shoulder injuries, knee pain, and sports injuries.

Jun 11th, 2020
Stay Active & Become Better Balanced

Balance in many ways works on the same principles. There are some activities that you do every day because you have to do them — work often falls into this category, as do household chores. But what about the activities that you simply love to do?

Jun 11th, 2020
Connie Volpe, OTR/L

I like OT for the variety of areas we treat our patients. We don’t just look at the physical aspect of a person. We also focus on their cognitive and emotional aspects as well.  Treating the patient as a whole person and not just a diagnosis.

Jun 11th, 2020
Reddy Care Provides Occupational Therapy in your home

Occupational therapists specialize in helping patients regain skills, so they can complete everyday tasks. For example, a geriatric client may need help accomplishing and re-learning basic skills like walking and grooming.

Jun 5th, 2020
Recovering from an Orthopedic injury

If you are suffering from an orthopedic injury, let our experienced team of therapists help you. Our therapists will work with you to develop a program tailored to your needs.

Jun 3rd, 2020
Meet Russ Poker, PT

Patients benefit from physical therapy because we can maximize their potential towards full recovery in most cases. We help them to get back to those physical activities that enhance their life as well as improve the quality of their life.

May 31st, 2020
Vestibular Rehab

For peripheral vertigo, one of the most effective treatments includes partial repositioning movements, known as the Epley maneuver.  This can be done by a physical therapist.

May 28th, 2020
Physical Therapy Can Be Used to Treat Pinched Nerves

Physical therapy can be used to treat pinched nerves and help heal the surrounding body parts. Physical therapists are experts in movement and can show you the right way to carry out exercises that can strengthen muscles and relieve compression.

May 26th, 2020
Meet our PT, Mithun!

As my college instructors would say “Movement is Medicine”. As PTs we use all sorts of therapeutic exercises, modalities and manual techniques to reduce and alleviate pain.

May 25th, 2020
Meet our home OT, Carissa!

I genuinely enjoy getting to know my clients and learn what motivates them so I can tailor my treatments. I'm constantly thinking about how I can make a session more interesting for them. Sometimes it can be a challenge but I'm always up for it!    

May 19th, 2020
Neck and Shoulder Pain

Physical therapy is an effective tool for treating neck and shoulder pain. A physical therapist will help pinpoint the cause of your pain through certain diagnostic techniques like range-of-motion tests.

May 19th, 2020
Low Back Pain Relief

Physical therapy is often used as an effective method of treating back pain, especially where surgery was needed.  Physical therapy can help you regain strength, increase range of motion, and stimulate healing.

May 14th, 2020
Meet our Clinic Director!

Physical Therapy programs can help patients return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury, and improve overall health and wellbeing.

May 14th, 2020
Physical Therapy can help manage fibromyalgia symptoms.

There, unfortunately, is no cure for fibromyalgia. Treatment is geared toward managing symptoms. Physical therapy is an effective option for treating most fibromyalgia symptoms. Physical therapists have a wide range of tools and exercises to manage this.

May 12th, 2020
Herniated Discs

The primary treatment for herniated discs is physical therapy. When dealing with a herniated disc, the goal of the physical therapist is to reduce pain and inflammation and improve the quality of life of their patient.

May 8th, 2020
Foot and Ankle Conditions

The foot and ankle are made up of an intricate, interconnected network of bones, tendons, and ligaments. They are also weight-bearing so, damage to these parts of the body can be quite disabling. A physical therapist can help!

May 5th, 2020
TELEHEALTH: A new and exciting option at Reddy Care!

If you choose Telehealth as an option, you will have very effective and meaningful therapy sessions!  We are offering telehealth because we want to be sure that all our patients stay active, mobile and healthy during this time.    

May 2nd, 2020
Balance Disorders

A physical therapist will perform an assessment and find out what exercises are the best and safest for you! When a person’s body does not move for a long period of time, they can suffer a loss of strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and mobility.

May 1st, 2020
Prevent Sport Injuries!

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, our team has considerable experience using physical therapy interventions to speed healing following an injury. We also have state-of-the-art technology, like Anti-Gravity Treadmills to help heal faster!

Apr 30th, 2020
We are Prepared to Help!

As the situation with COVID -19 continues to evolve, we are keenly aware of the impact it has on our patient’s daily lives and mobility. Reddy Care has always held the safety and well being of our patients as our top priority.

Apr 30th, 2020
Shoulder Pain

The earlier you can seek treatment the better. Physical therapy can be very effective in treating shoulder injuries. There are many treatments available through your physical therapist that can help you manage or wholly eliminate your shoulder pain.

Apr 30th, 2020
PT & OT Covid Rehabilitation

n addition to our pulmonary program, Reddy Care is offering a  Covid-19 Rehabilitation Program. Rehabilitating patients with the decreased ability to breathe and function is often a neglected area of healthcare. Our Covid-19 program also includes OT!

Apr 23rd, 2020
Understanding you Back and Neck Pain!

Back and neck pain are two of the most common issues that American adults experience, putting a huge physical and economic burden on working Americans by being both two of the leading needs for medical intervention.

Apr 21st, 2020
Reddy Care Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation Protocol

Physical therapy evaluation and treatment for pulmonary deficits, endurance and mobility training  with a device as needed. Pulmonary rehab includes retraining of breathing patterns, breathing exercises and education. 

Apr 17th, 2020
Are you Experiencing Knee Pain?

Very often a physical therapist will be needed to get your knee back in shape. A physical therapist can work with you to strengthen the muscles around the knee, helping to make it more stable.

Apr 16th, 2020
Meet our PT, Maitreyi Shukla, MSPT!

Physical therapy is one of the few branches of medicine that focuses on the wellbeing of a person, we help our patients in a wide range of issues including not only pain but also helping them to stand and walk better, help with balance..

Apr 13th, 2020
What does Post-Operative Rehabilitation Entail?

Your treatment plan with a physical therapist will vary greatly depending on the surgery that was done and your specific goals. Most often, it includes exercises to help regain muscle strength, and stretches to improve flexibility and range of motion.

Apr 10th, 2020
Covid-19 Rehabilitation Program!

Reddy Care has put together a post Covid-19 rehabilitation program for patients to improve their breathing and reach their goals! We offer a one-on-one individualized disease-specific plan of care, in which all therapy is performed by a Licensed PT.

Apr 10th, 2020
Treat your Neck Pain!

Physical therapist are experts on the body and how the musculoskeletal system works. They can help optimize the healing process and strengthen tissue. They will begin with a thorough evaluation and get to the root of what is causing your neck pain. 

Apr 8th, 2020
Continuing therapy for stroke patients!

For stroke survivors, physical and occupational therapy will be an ongoing process to maintain and relearn skills and could involve working with specialists for months or years after the stroke. 

Apr 7th, 2020
Post Covid-19 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

We understand that there is no worse feeling than being “short of breath”. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy is designed to slow down and minimize progression of the debilitating symptoms of lung disease..

Apr 7th, 2020
Dr. Young Dong Kim, PT, DPT

Physical therapy is not a job in which you are doing the same things over and over again. I can meet different people and address different dysfunctions that they have. As a therapist, I would not use same exercises and manual therapy for all my patients.

Apr 6th, 2020
Reddy Care CARES!

Reddy Care has always held the safety and well-being of our patients as our top priority. We continue to do so now more than ever. Our philosophy is to promote wellness and prevent decline.

Apr 2nd, 2020
Treat your Low Back Pain!

Your physical therapist will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan based on your symptoms and the cause of your pain. Back pain treatment will generally include exercises and stretches to improve muscle control, and aerobic conditioning.

Mar 31st, 2020
Meet our home therapist, Dr. Vinod Hobala, PT, DPT

Patient treatment benefits depend on the nature of the condition, we work to decrease pain, increase muscle strength, improve joint mobility, improving the balance, coordination, and prevention of Falls.

Mar 30th, 2020
Physical Therapists can Ease Sciatica

Physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment for sciatica pain. Your treatment may include an exercise program of strengthening, stretching and aerobic conditioning.

Mar 30th, 2020
Does Your Balance Affect Your Everyday Activities?

On top of all of Reddy Care's advanced technology, we also use other methods of treatment for balance discorders including balance pads and floor obstacles to ensure all of our patients reach their goals! 

Mar 27th, 2020
Find the Source of your Hip Pain!

After a hip injury or surgery, getting the right rehabilitation program is imperative to a fast recovery.  Physical therapists are experts at this, they provide the tools to improve a patient’s mobility and strength.

Mar 26th, 2020
Get Relief from Vertigo!

A majority of patients see great relief from their vertigo after a few sessions with a physical therapist.

Mar 24th, 2020
Physical Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Physical therapists are experts in motion and can help with a tailored program of exercises and stretches to help the patient improve mobility, flexibility and balance. Through a process called gait training, a physical therapist can improve gait.

Mar 23rd, 2020
Identify the Cause of Your Pain!

A physical therapist knows the way that the nervous system works, making it possible to identify the potential causes of pain, even if the pain is manifesting itself in an unusual or seemingly inexplicable way.

Mar 19th, 2020
How Can Occupational Therapy Help You?

OT can help you if you can’t take care of yourself and do things like get washed, dressed, brush your teeth, feed yourself, or comb your hair. It can help you if you’re unable to do what you need to around your home such as prepare a meal, an OT can help!

Mar 19th, 2020
Reddy Care is offering E- Visits!

Reddy Care is beginning to offer this service to their patients to ensure that they continue care during this pandemic. Our Physical and Occupational Therapists have the ability to video conference (a two-way video) their patients for their visits.

Mar 19th, 2020
We Bring the Treatment To You!

Our care, helping you exercise and stay active, has been proven to release endorphins, which leaves you feeling happier and more energized. I think we can all agree that it is a very good thing right now. 

Mar 17th, 2020
Take Care of Your Physical Health!

Essential mobility, exercise, and rehabilitation to PREVENT and REDUCE physical problems are key to prevent hospitalization and pain.  Muscle weakness can reduce hours after immobility and lead to immediate illness.

Mar 17th, 2020
A Great Patient Experience!

Having built my practice from the ground up in 2003, to now having two locations as well as a dedicated home care team and a staff of over 60 physical therapists; I thought it might be appropriate to share some of my tips on management that have helped me.

Mar 13th, 2020
Pinched Nerve

If you are experiencing symptoms of a pinched nerve, it’s important to seek treatment quickly. Long-term pressure on a nerve can lead to more chronic problems. Here at Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy we have an expert team of physical therapists

Mar 12th, 2020
Physical Therapy can Improve your Balance!

The team here at Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy has extensive experience in helping patients restore balance. If you or a loved one is experiencing balance issues, give us a call today to schedule a consultation. Don’t delay, get started with y

Mar 11th, 2020
Meet our Physical Therapist, Caryn!

My favorite condition to treat as a physical therapist is gait and balance problems. I love helping patients to be safer and more functional to prevent falls.

Mar 6th, 2020
What is the Cause of Your Shoulder Pain?

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, we have an expert team of physical therapists that will help you pinpoint and diagnose the cause of your shoulder pain and get you on a program to manage and alleviate symptoms.

Mar 4th, 2020
Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) teaches you how to adapt. An occupational therapist can train you on how to adapt your movements (reaching, eating, getting dressed..) or do tasks in a new way to help you complete the activity efficiently.

Mar 2nd, 2020
How can Occupational Therapy help me?

Something as simple as getting your clothing out of the dresser, or pulling your favorite pot or pan out of the cabinet, can be dangerous if you no longer have the balance or strength you once did. An occupational therapist can help!

Mar 2nd, 2020
About Reddy Care's Physical Therapist, Anthony!

Shoulder injuries can be debilitating and put people out of commission. A physical therapist can pinpoint the needs of the patient while using his/her skill set and knowledge to help an injured shoulder recover and restore function.

Mar 1st, 2020
How can physical therapy help Arthrits?

Physical therapy is often recommended to help patients with arthritis maintain mobility and increase range of motion. Through certain exercises, a physical therapist can help you restore joint usage and strength.

Feb 27th, 2020
Treatments for Fibromyalgia

Some of the treatments for fibromyalgia that a physical therapist will try may include, a tailored cardiovascular program of low impact movement to get the body moving, and muscle strengthening and range of motion exercises.

Feb 27th, 2020
Do you Struggle with Daily Activities?

An OT can show you how to get laundry safely to and from the basement, how to fold clothes without becoming exhausted, and remove clothes from washer and dryer without falling over.

Feb 20th, 2020
Gait Training

Gait training with a physical therapist takes it further, they are experts in movement, trained to recognize any abnormalities or issues with the way you walk.

Feb 19th, 2020
Meet our Occupational Therapist, Alex!

My favorite part about being an Occupational Therapist is seeing a patient achieve a goal or do something that they weren't able to do before, especially when it is something meaningful that they have been striving towards.

Feb 19th, 2020
Physical Therapy Can Help Your Knee Injury!

For someone experiencing knee pain or a knee injury, physical therapy is often a great treatment option.  A physical therapist will work with the patient, developing a tailored program to help them restore their knees to optimum health.

Feb 19th, 2020
Life Alert Systems

Physical therapists are movement experts and can spot potential problems with your strength or posture which may be contributing to any of your balance issues and help you correct it.

Feb 18th, 2020
Pain in the Neck!

 A Physical therapist can complete a thorough evaluation for your neck pain which includes a subjective portion where you answer questions that help identify where your symptoms are coming from.

Feb 11th, 2020
Occupational Therapist Can Help Those With Vision Loss

Most people aren’t aware of how an occupational therapist can help those with vision loss. An OT can recommend modifications to your home, assistive devices to help magnify reading materials, or phones designed for those who have difficulty seeing.

Feb 11th, 2020
How can Post-operative Care Help You?

Physical therapy can start anywhere from a few hours up to a few days post-op, depending on the circumstances.  The first step in your rehabilitation with a physical therapist will be a thorough evaluation where goals will be discussed.

Feb 10th, 2020
Physical Therapy and its role in Respiratory Diseases

The benefits of exercises for people with normal lungs are well known, but extra benefits are found in people who have respiratory diseases. It has been noted that patients with respiratory diseases who train demonstrate improved exercise tolerance.

Feb 10th, 2020
Neuropathy and Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can be an instrumental tool in the management of Neuropathy and is a great non-invasive option. A physical therapist can create a tailored program based on the patient’s needs and specific symptoms.

Feb 6th, 2020
Reddy Care In-Home Therapy

Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy's extensive team of over 75 carefully chosen Physical and Occupational Therapists are highly trained to provide comprehensive and compassionate care in the home and clinic.  

Feb 4th, 2020
Occupational Therapy In Your Home!

If you are experiencing greater difficulty getting around your home, consider having an occupational therapist visit you to help keep you safe and on your feet!

Feb 4th, 2020
Orthopedic Injuries

Physical therapy can help reduce pain and rebuild strength in the affected area. A physical therapist will develop a special program for the patient based on their needs and goals.

Feb 4th, 2020
Occupational Therapy helps Multiple Sclerosis

If you or a loved one are experiencing the painful symptoms connected to Multiple Sclerosis, occupational therapy is able to help. Occupational therapy is a form of therapy that specializes in improving the quality of life of those with a disability.

Jan 29th, 2020
What is carpal tunnel?

Physical therapy is a great non-invasive way to treat Carpal Tunnel and alleviate the symptoms connected with it.  A physical therapist will use hands-on treatments that mobilize tight joints and stretch tight ligaments. 

Jan 28th, 2020
How can an occupational therapist help you?

An occupational therapist can teach you how to safely get in and out of your shower, get dressed without exhausting yourself, cook dinner for your family without falling or dropping anything, or feed yourself if you have a hard time holding things.

Jan 27th, 2020
Ankle Rehabilitation

Physical therapists can use a wide arrange of therapy to help your ankle heal. The ankles are an important structure of the body, they help provide the support necessary to carry your weight and walk around.

Jan 15th, 2020
Objectives for Stroke Rehab

For most stroke patients, rehabilitation mainly involves physical and occupational therapy. Another important component for stroke patients is occupational therapy. The main goal of OT is to teach the patient to relearn daily activities.

Jan 15th, 2020
Understanding your Back Pain

When you work with a physical therapist to overcome back pain as a result of degenerative disc disease, your physical therapist will begin by strengthening core muscle groups, which includes the abdominal wall, and will provide you with targeted massage an

Jan 10th, 2020
What is Torticollis?

Physical Therapy can be very helpful for infants diagnosed with torticollis.  Parents tend to worry when they think something is wrong with their child, however, torticollis is often easily treated. 

Jan 9th, 2020
Personalized Balance Program

There’s a fundamental link between your gait, or the way you walk, and your ability to keep your balance while you are moving. A physical therapist can evaluate a patient and help improve the way they walk and develop a personalized treatment plan for them

Jan 8th, 2020
Your SMART New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Eve has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year. It’s a time to reflect on the changes we want (or need) to make.

Dec 30th, 2019
Shoulder Rehabilitation

Why suffer in pain and discomfort when physical therapy has the tools to reduce your shoulder pain and get you back to continue those everyday activities you love doing.

Dec 27th, 2019
Falls Among Older Adults

One out of three adults (those aged 65 or older) falls every year but less than half talk to their healthcare providers about it.  Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries. 

Dec 26th, 2019
You Deserve the Best Physical Therapy!

A good physical therapy program can help maintain your physical abilities, as well as maximize your potential for enjoying normal activities. It is important to keep in mind that not all physical therapy is the same.

Dec 26th, 2019
Most Falls Occur In The Home

55% of all falls take place inside the home. Many times patients don't seek fall prevention until having already fallen. The goal of physical therapy at home for seniors is to help restore and improve functionality, reduce pain and increase mobility.

Dec 26th, 2019
Foot and Ankle Pain

The goal of physical therapy for foot pain is to find the source of the problem. Physical therapy provides relief through hands-on techniques to restore joints and soft tissue to a more normal state.

Dec 25th, 2019
What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy is the specific form of therapy addressed to helping individuals improve their ability to participate in and accomplish everyday activities.

Dec 17th, 2019
PT Can Reduce Your Back Pain!

A physical therapist can use modalities such as ultrasound and TENS and manual interventions such as massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, and joint manipulations to decrease pain and improve mobility.

Dec 16th, 2019
Physical Therapy for General Weakness & Deconditioning

Muscle weakness, especially in the legs, is one of the most important risk factors. Older people with weak muscles are more likely to fall than are those who maintain their muscle strength, as well as their flexibility and endurance.

Dec 9th, 2019
Diabetes can contribute to a fall.

A physical therapy program is constructed for each individual based on the limitations they are experiencing. A number of studies have shown that balance, strength, and gait training may be utilized to successfully reduce fall risk in this population.

Dec 8th, 2019
Injury Prevention Tips for Snow Shovelers

Had to shovel a lot of snow lately? We’ve got your back! Snow is heavy, and if you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly, you may be waking up to some aches and pains. Luckily, we have some tips that can help you dig yourself out more safely!

Dec 3rd, 2019
Transitioning from a Single Point Cane to no Assistive Device.

A physical therapist can then design a plan of care individualized to your needs to address the specific limitations by using exercises to strengthen your muscles or increase your mobility, manual techniques to decrease your pain, and additional exercises

Dec 2nd, 2019
Don’t Fall For Pain

Many of these risk factors are preventable. As obvious as it may sound, a lack of knowledge about risk factors and how to prevent them contributes to many falls. Some people believe that falls are a normal part of aging, and as such are not preventable.

Nov 27th, 2019
The Hidden Solution to Lower Back Pain!

Lower back pain affects millions of Americans annually.  The costs are climbing with missed work, down time and overall lack of effectiveness in people with lower back pain. 

Nov 22nd, 2019
Essentials for Good Posture

Did you know slouching has a bad effect on your over health and a contributor to your physical pain? Avoid staying in one position for long periods; inactivity causes muscle tension and weakness.

Nov 21st, 2019
Runner’s Knee

Chondromalacia patella, also know as, “runner’s knee,” is a common injury that we see today, specifically in young females. A physical therapist helps to restore the balance between the quad muscles and retract the patella to its original location.

Nov 19th, 2019
Afraid That You are at Risk for an ACL Injury?

If you suspect you are at increased risk for ACL injury, you may want to find an ACL Injury Prevention Program or Sports Performance program to evaluate what you have to work on to avoid injury.

Nov 13th, 2019
Protecting Your Joints 

Research indicates that physical therapy combined with medical management enhances function and independence and reduces disability.  While there is no cure for arthritis, people can learn techniques to reduce pain and limitations.

Nov 11th, 2019
Do Cortisone Shots Really Make Things Better?

A cortisone injection may be effective as a quick fix, but it is not a permanent solution to the problem. And if it is used, it should be used in conjunction with a physical therapy treatment plan.

Nov 11th, 2019
Prenatal & Postpartum Care

For each area of concern, a physical therapist can evaluate the problem and design an individualized program of care to improve your function and enable you to manage your symptoms more effectively.

Oct 30th, 2019
Kinesis Technogym

Kinesis will help the balance, flexibility, and strength in everyone, whether you are a mature individual with physiological limitations or an athlete training for competition. 

Oct 30th, 2019
Reliable Therapy for Shoulder Pain  

Taping can be useful in positioning the shoulder joint in a more functional position, which helps to decrease pain and eliminate the extra stress that may be placed on the muscles and tendons of the shoulder as they try to stabilize it.

Oct 30th, 2019
Lower Your Blood Pressure in 40 Minutes!

Regular physical activity makes your heart stronger. A stronger heart can pump more blood with less effort. If your heart can work less to pump, the force on your arteries decreases, lowering your blood pressure.

Oct 30th, 2019
Quick Office Workout Can Keep You In Shape!

The office workout is a time-efficient way to include exercise into your busy schedule. But how effective is it? Research suggests that even a modest amount of resistance training can be enough to stimulate your metabolism.

Oct 22nd, 2019
In Little League, Baseball Pitching Counts Do Matter

For many young players, baseball is a rite of passage in schoolyards and fields. But in their attempts to throw the farthest and fastest, Little Leaguers put themselves at major risk of arm and shoulder injuries according to the APTA.

Oct 22nd, 2019
No pain, healthier brain!

A group of pain researchers at McGill University Health Center (MUHC) did a longitudinal study, now published in the Journal of Neuroscience to find out if you can reverse these changes in the brain by alleviating chronic low back pain.

Oct 22nd, 2019
Tips on Avoiding Aches and Pains While Gardening

Common gardening tasks, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching and raking can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints, especially for seniors or those who are normally sedentary.

Oct 22nd, 2019
Physical Therapy is Helping Headaches

Do headaches tend to weigh you down? Do they hamper your productivity by preventing you from accomplishing what you need to do at work or at home? Do they hinder you from living the way you want to?

Oct 21st, 2019
Uncover The Root Of Your Neck Pain

Working with a physical therapist can help you to identify whether or not your headaches may be the result of neck pain or strain. One of the most common causes of headaches due to neck pain is forward head position.

Oct 21st, 2019
Physical Therapy for Vertigo

Our Physical Therapists are trained to find the source of your BPPV and to remove the otoconia from the semicircular canals using canalith repositioning maneuvers.

Oct 15th, 2019
Low Back Pain Treatment At Home

Physical therapy intervention can help to decrease low back pain, increase activity and confidence and improve overall health status.

Oct 15th, 2019
Knee Arthritis

Knee arthritis is usually associated with inactivity secondary to increased pain.      With inactivity, we typically see a decline in muscle strength, making activities that depend on strength more difficult.

Oct 10th, 2019
Are you falling? 

One in four people above the age of 65 ends up falling at least once a year. A fall is defined as an unplanned and unexpected contact with the supporting surface.

Oct 8th, 2019
Proper lifting techniques to prevent back injuries 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that lifting injuries accounted for about 34 % of sick days in 2013. BLS also showed that the back was the leading body part affected, making up 18.2% of total cases in 2013.

Oct 7th, 2019
Is Sitting All Day the Source of Your Back Pain?

Unfortunately, sitting is inevitable and may be harmful to the lower back.  If you are sitting all day-especially in a chair not designed for your body- it is only a matter of time before you encounter lower back pain.

Oct 6th, 2019
Thoughts on Choosing a Workout Machine

If you are looking to burn more fat, then certain machines may be more effective. One study compared men and women exercising on six different types of cardio machines.

Oct 4th, 2019
Traveling with Back Pain

If you're planning a trip, watch your back.  Travel can also be the cause of low back pain. Air travel, in particular, is hazardous to spinal health.

Oct 4th, 2019
Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can resolve with conservative management including Physical Therapy, orthotics, splinting, anti-inflammatory/pain medication and steroid injections at times.

Sep 30th, 2019
Your Lymphatic System

Ever wonder why chronic pain doesn't get better despite all your therapy and medications?

Sep 27th, 2019
Lower Back and Leg Pain

Sciatica is one of the most common problems noted in the elderly population due to weakening of bones and muscles, which can result in tremendous lower back and leg pain.

Sep 25th, 2019
Physical Therapy can Reduce Your Back Pain!

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions prevalent in the general population. Experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives.

Sep 24th, 2019
Walk Away From Back Pain!

When you are experiencing regular back pain—especially if you are experiencing back pain while walking—you should consider ways that you can reduce back pain by taking small steps to support your back.

Sep 24th, 2019
Don't Take on Your Aches and Pains Alone!

Everyone develops aches and pains from time to time. After a long day out in the sun, or after an afternoon of trying to keep up with household chores, sometimes the tasks that we expect of our bodies can get the best of us.

Sep 23rd, 2019
Relieving hip, knee and leg pain

Your hips and knees are your largest joints, supporting your body’s weight. They work in close coordination, giving us the mobility we need. Between arthritis, injuries, and age, however, pain can flare-up.

Sep 20th, 2019
Relieving Arthritis Pain

The definition of arthritis is joint inflammation, however the term has acquired a wider meaning. Arthritis is now used as a generic term for osteoarthritis and other conditions that affect joints.

Sep 19th, 2019
Stand up to Sciatica!

If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be symptomatic of deeper issues. You might be facing sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable.

Sep 19th, 2019
Overcome your back pain!

As one of the most common physical complaints, over 80 percent of the U.S. population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lifetime.

Sep 19th, 2019
Basic changes to help manage my blood pressure

Hypertension has been shown to be a major health concern in the middle age as well as the older adult population. It is a symptomless “silent killer” that quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health problems.

Sep 19th, 2019
Low Back Pain Treatment

If you suffer from low back pain that lasts longer than a couple of weeks, your doctor will probably refer you to a physical therapist.

Sep 19th, 2019
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment modality that helps relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote healing and soft tissue repair through photo-bio-stimulation.

Sep 18th, 2019
What's Causing Your Knee Pain?

The knee is a complex joint, in the United States, knee pain is responsible for about 1/3 of all doctor’s visits for muscle and bone pain. Some of the most common reasons for knee pain are swollen or torn ligaments, meniscus (cartilage) tears, and runner’s

Sep 18th, 2019
Reddy Care’s Virtual Reality Balance Training!

With a video screen mounted at eye level, therapists and patients have an amazing communication tool at their fingertips! Concepts like posture and shifting your center of gravity were once thought to be difficult to explain and teach, are now practical!

Sep 17th, 2019
Reddy Care’s In-Home Balance Program

Our In-Home physical therapy program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who are prone to falls or have sustained a fall to work on improving their balance and have a personalized approach to help improve their overall physical activity.

Sep 17th, 2019
How to Improve Your Balance as You Age

As we age, our balance declines if it isn’t practiced and this can result in falls. Every year more than one in three people age 65 years or older fall, and the risk increases with age. A simple fall can cause a serious fracture of the hip, pelvis, spine,

Sep 13th, 2019
What You Need To Know About Spinal Stenosis Pain

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs most often in the lower back and the neck.

Aug 28th, 2019
How Do I Manage My Knee Meniscus Pain?

The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone). There are two menisci in each knee joint.

Aug 28th, 2019
How Do I Prevent Falls When Outdoors?

Each year about one-third of all people over the age of 65 will fall. Many of these falls result in broken bones. Some common causes of falls include outdoor and indoor hazards as well as certain lifestyle behaviors.

Aug 28th, 2019
Arthritis In Your Hands? These Tips Can Help!

Do your fingers hurt when you try to open a jar? Hand osteoarthritis could be to blame. If you have this condition, pain and stiffness in your joints can make some basic tasks a whole lot harder.

Aug 28th, 2019
Have Some Of These Symptoms? You Might Have Sciatica!

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.

Aug 28th, 2019
Benefits of Exercise for People Living with Dementia

Exercise is an excellent, non-drug way to improve your well-being and reduce challenging behaviors in people living with dementia. The important thing is to find exercises that are enjoyable and safe for their ability level.

Jul 25th, 2019
6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints?

Jul 25th, 2019
Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest and can’t be explained by an underlying medical condition.

Jul 25th, 2019
Do I Have Text Neck Syndrome?

Text neck is a modern age term coined to describe repeated stress injury and pain in the neck resulting from excessive watching or texting on handheld devices over a sustained period of time.

Jul 25th, 2019
How can I manage my Achilles pain?

Pain in the Achilles tendon is a condition which occurs when the large tendon that runs down the back of your lower leg becomes irritated and inflamed. 

May 29th, 2019
Tips for managing plantar fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a broad, flat ligament that travels from the base of the heel bone to the ball of the foot, and its purpose is to help support the longitudinal arch of the foot.

May 22nd, 2019
Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions prevalent in the general population.

May 15th, 2019
Healthy Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a decrease in bone density (mass and quality). It is a disorder in which bones become increasingly porous and brittle leading to increased risk of fracture.

Apr 23rd, 2019
Simple Tips for Preventing Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a common cause of disability and handicap in the world today and it is documented that about 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain in their lifetime.

Apr 16th, 2019
How Physical Therapy Helps Manage Knee Osteoarthritis

Arthritis simply put is inflammation of one or more of your joints. Common signs and symptoms include morning pain and stiffness, which gets better with walking, decreased range of motion, and pain while carrying basic activities.  

Apr 15th, 2019
Managing an Osteoarthritic Hip

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease which is caused as a result of cartilage breakdown around the articulating surfaces of bone.

Apr 12th, 2019
7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort.

Mar 20th, 2019
You can benefit from a massage!

Massage therapy can be performed by an occupational therapist and can help a patient improve their ADLs (activities of daily living). This type of manual therapy can reduce pain and tension and improve range of motion in many of our patient's conditions.

Apr 23rd, 2020
How you Can Avoid Surgery After an Injury!

Knowing the right exercises to prepare for fitness activities is key to avoiding an injury. Our physical therapy experts have years of experience rehabilitating people after injuries and returning them pain-free to the activities they enjoy.

Nov 21st, 2019
Physical Therpapist's tips for a proper bike fit

For the estimated 85 million weekend bicycle enthusiasts and competitive riders in the United States, the risk of a bicycle-related injury may increase with an ill-fitting bicycle, says the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Oct 4th, 2019