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Physical Therapy for Sciatica

Sciatica refers to pain that travels along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve travels from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down each leg.
May 19th, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Low Back Pain

Low back pain refers to pain that you feel in your lower back. You may also have back stiffness, decreased movement of the lower back, and difficulty standing straight.
May 17th, 2023

What is Post Operative Rehabilitation

Post-operative rehabilitation is a specialized form of physical therapy designed to aid in the recovery from surgery by restoring function and accelerating the healing process.
May 10th, 2023

Physical therapy for neck pain

Neck pain is pain that starts in the neck and can be associated with radiating pain down one or both of the arms. Neck pain can come from a number of disorders or diseases that involve any of the tissues in the neck, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments or mus
May 5th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Spinal Rehabilitation

Spine-related pain is one of the most complex conditions in modern medicine. Back problems are a common complaint, and mastering treatment modalities for the spine remains one of the “final frontiers” in clinical medical practice.
May 3rd, 2023

What is Worksteps

Reddy Care Physical, Occupational, and Aquatic Therapy is a WorkSTEPS provider, offering work hardening programs to help you get back to work. Work hardening is concerned with strengthening certain body components and improving physical performance. The ba
Apr 28th, 2023

What is Hip pain

Hip pain is the general term for pain in or around the hip joint. It isn’t always felt in the hip itself but may instead be felt in the groin or thigh.
Apr 26th, 2023

What is Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy is a form of physical therapy that involves exercises that are performed in water for physical rehabilitation, relaxation, fitness and other therapeutic benefits. Aquatic therapy may include underwater walking and stair training for stretch
Apr 21st, 2023

Physical therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of each foot and connects the heel bone to the toes (plantar fascia).
Apr 19th, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Wrist Fracture

A wrist fracture can mean that a person has broken one of the small (carpal) bones in this joint or, more commonly, the distal radius, which is the larger of the two bones that make up the forearm. This bone most often breaks at the lower end, near where i
Apr 14th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is a group of disorders that affect normal movement in different parts of the body. This condition can cause problems with posture, manner of walking, muscle tone, and coordination of movement.
Apr 12th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Herniated Disk

A herniated disk refers to a problem with one of the rubbery cushions that sit between the bones that stack to make your spine. A herniated disk, which can occur in any part of the spine, most often occurs in the lower back. Depending on where the herniate
Apr 7th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process pa
Apr 5th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Gout

Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in one or more joints, most often in the big toe.
Mar 31st, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Pinched Nerve

A Pinched Nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure can cause pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness.
Mar 29th, 2023

How Physical Therapy helps Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis weakens bones, making them more susceptible to sudden and unexpected fractures. The disease often progresses without any symptoms or pain, and is not found until bones fracture. 
Mar 24th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Lymphedema

Lymphedema refers to tissue swelling caused by an accumulation of protein-rich fluid that's usually drained through the body's lymphatic system. It most commonly affects the arms or legs, but can also occur in the chest wall, abdomen, neck and genitals.
Mar 22nd, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Balance Disorder

A Balance Disorder is a condition that makes you feel unsteady or dizzy. If you are standing, sitting, or lying down, you might feel as if you are moving, spinning, or floating.
Mar 17th, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Arthritis

Arthritis is a common disorder that affects your joints. It can cause pain and inflammation, making it difficult to move or stay active. There are many types of arthritis. Each form causes different symptoms and may need different treatments. While arthri
Mar 9th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system).In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain a
Mar 8th, 2023

Occupational Therapy for ACL Injury

An anterior cruciate ligament injury is the over-stretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee. A tear may be partial or complete.
Mar 3rd, 2023

What Can Physical Therapy Do for Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease is an age-related degenerative brain condition, meaning it causes parts of your brain to deteriorate. It’s best known for causing slowed movements, tremors, balance problems and more. Most cases happen for unknown reasons, but some are
Mar 1st, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition can damage a wide variety of body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.
Feb 24th, 2023

Physical Therapy for Stroke

Stroke occurs due to a decrease in oxygen to the brain. A bleed or blockage in the brain’s blood supply can cause it. Immediate emergency treatment may help prevent life-threatening consequences.
Feb 22nd, 2023

Joint Replacement

Total joint replacement is a commonly performed surgical procedure in which arthritic or damaged joints are replaced with prosthetic components to restore the function of the joint. The prosthetic device is made of metal, plastic, or ceramic. The goal of
Feb 17th, 2023

Chronic Pain Syndrome

Chronic pain is pain that lasts for over three months. The pain can be there all the time, or it may come and go. It can happen anywhere in your body. Chronic pain can interfere with your daily activities, such as working, having a social life and taking c
Feb 10th, 2023

Physical Therapy for whiplash

Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip.Whiplash is commonly caused by rear-end car accidents. But whiplash can also result from sports accidents, physical abuse and other types of t
Feb 8th, 2023


Jaw pain is a common issue that affects millions of people in the U.S. Jaw pain may be mild or can be severe and affect your quality of life. Many factors can cause jaw pain, such as grinding your teeth, gum disease or a toothache. Jaw pain may also be a s
Feb 3rd, 2023

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren contracture is a painless condition that causes one or more fingers to bend toward the palm of the hand. The affected fingers can't straighten completely.
Feb 1st, 2023

Physical Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophies are a group of muscle diseases caused by mutations in a person’s genes. Over time, muscle weakness decreases mobility, making everyday tasks difficult.
Jan 25th, 2023

Occupational Therapy for Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a brain-based motor disorder. It affects fine and gross motor skills, motor planning, and coordination. Although it can affect cognitive skills, it’s not related to intelligence.
Jan 20th, 2023

Degenerative disk disease

Degenerative disk disease is when your spinal disks wear down. Spinal disks are rubbery cushions between your vertebrae (bones in your spinal column). They act as shock absorbers and help you move, bend and twist comfortably. Everyone’s spinal disks degen
Jan 18th, 2023


Amputation is surgery to remove all or part of a limb or extremity. You may need an amputation if you’ve undergone a severe injury or infection or have a health condition like peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Jan 13th, 2023

Poor Vision

Poor vision is vision loss that can't be corrected with glasses, contacts or surgery. It isn't blindness as limited sight remains. Low vision can include blind spots, poor night vision and blurry sight.
Jan 11th, 2023


A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. Concussions are usually caused by a blow to the head. Viol
Jan 11th, 2023

Neck Pain

Neck pain is pain that starts in the neck and can be associated with radiating pain down one or both of the arms. Neck pain can come from a number of disorders or diseases that involve any of the tissues in the neck, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments or mus
Jan 4th, 2023

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to a broad constellation of symptoms and anatomic changes related to abnormal function of the pelvic floor musculature. The disordered function corresponds to either increase activity (hypertonicity) or diminished acti
Dec 30th, 2022

Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition in which there is a decrease in the amount and thickness of bone tissue. This causes the bones to become weak and break more easily. Osteoporosis may be caused by older age, hormone changes, taking certain medicines, and not eat
Dec 29th, 2022

Knee Ligament Injury

Knee ligaments are the short bands of tough, flexible connective tissue that hold the knee together. Knee ligament injuries can be caused by trauma, such as a car accident. Or they can be caused by sports injuries. An example is a twisting knee injury in b
Dec 23rd, 2022

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a physical disability that’s an umbrella term referring to a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move.
Dec 16th, 2022

Occupational Therapy For Brain Injury

An acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury to the brain that is not hereditary, congenital, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma. Essentially, this type of brain injury is one that has occurred after birth.
Dec 14th, 2022

Occupational Therapy for Stroke

A stroke, also known as transient ischemic attack or cerebrovascular accident, happens when blood flow to the brain is blocked. This prevents the brain from getting oxygen and nutrients from the blood. Without oxygen and nutrients, brain cells begin to di
Dec 9th, 2022

How Can Physical Therapy Help Vertigo

Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It's the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do e
Dec 7th, 2022


Lymphedema refers to tissue swelling caused by an accumulation of protein-rich fluid that's usually drained through the body's lymphatic system. It most commonly affects the arms or legs, but can also occur in the chest wall, abdomen, neck and genitals.
Dec 2nd, 2022


Autism is a complicated condition that includes problems with communication and behavior. It can involve a wide range of symptoms and skills. ASD can be a minor problem or a disability that needs full-time care in a special facility.
Nov 30th, 2022

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes joint inflammation and pain. It happens when the immune system doesn’t work properly and attacks the lining of the joints, called the synovium. The disease commonly affects the hands, knees or ankles, and usually the same j
Nov 23rd, 2022


Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Your body breaks down most of the food you eat into sugar and releases it into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancrea
Nov 18th, 2022

Balance Disorder

A balance disorder is a condition that makes you feel unsteady or dizzy. If you are standing, sitting, or lying down, you might feel as if you are moving, spinning, or floating. If you are walking, you might suddenly feel as if you are tipping over.
Nov 16th, 2022

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that affects the bottom of the heel. Plantar fascia is a thick tissue band that connects the heel to the front of the foot. When this becomes inflamed, it causes pain and stiffness in the heal.
Nov 11th, 2022

Physical Therapy for Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common condition that can cause pain inside the joint, outside the hip, or even on the upper thighs, buttocks, or groin. Hip pain can be acute, from a recent impact or injury, or chronic caused by a degenerative disease.
Nov 9th, 2022

Occupational Therapy for Scoliosis

Scoliosis causes the spine to curve to one side. The curvature can be in any part of the spine, but the most commonly affected regions are the upper spine and lower back
Nov 4th, 2022

Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is an age-related degenerative brain condition in which parts of the brain deteriorate. It is best known for causing slowed movements, tremors, balance issues, and other symptoms. The majority of cases occur for unknown reasons, but som
Nov 1st, 2022

Are you experiencing Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain all over the body (also referred to as widespread pain), sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress.
Oct 26th, 2022


Normatec is a clinically proven method for accelerating recovery and minimizing pain and soreness. Initially, the user will experience a pre-inflate cycle, during which the attachments will fill with air and conform to their exact body shape
Oct 21st, 2022

Wrist fracture

Wrist fracture refers to a distal radius fracture or a Colles' fracture. It occurs when one or more of the large wrist bones fracture or crack. Specifically, a broken wrist occurs when the larger bone in the forearm is fractured where it connects to the bo
Oct 14th, 2022

Herniated Disc

Herniated Disc consists of a series of bones (vertebrae) that extend from the base of your skull to your tailbone. Between your vertebrae are disks, which are round cushions. The disks act as cushions between your bones, allowing you to bend and move
Oct 12th, 2022

What is Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy (OT) can be a highly effective treatment modality. OT derives its name from the notion that everyone has "occupational roles" in life (e.g., parent, hobbyist, spouse or employee).
Oct 7th, 2022

Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Postoperative rehabilitation is a type of physical therapy that is intended to help you recover from surgery. Postoperative rehabilitation, when used properly, reduces pain, shortens recovery time, and assists you in regaining function of your injured bone
Oct 5th, 2022

What is gout and its causes

Gout occurs as a result of excessive uric acid in the body. It’s a disease and its overload in the body leads to formation of tiny crystals of urate that deposit in various tissues of the body, especially the joints. When crystals form in the joints, it ca
Sep 30th, 2022

Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor Vehicle Accidents are becoming common in the last few years. The worst is when you have to deal with injuries. One head-on collision can cause a long-term injury to the head, back, neck, abdomen, or legs. It can be the worst nightmare as well. You s
Sep 23rd, 2022

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia among older adults.
Sep 21st, 2022

How can physical therapy help with shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain is a common and frustrating problem. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body, making it particularly susceptible to injury. A group of four muscles and their tendons, called the rotator cuff, give it its range-of-motion.
Aug 17th, 2022

Limited Range Of Motion

Range of motion (ROM) describes the distance and direction a joint can move. Different types of joints have different ranges of motion. Limited range of motion happens when a joint or a body part can’t reach its normal range of motion.
Aug 5th, 2022

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy refers to a group of genetic diseases that cause muscle weakness. Muscular Dystrophy is a rare disease when over time your muscles shrink and become weaker.
Aug 3rd, 2022

The Kinesis Wall

The Kinesis wall is a cable-cross piece of equipment that allows patients to do an infinite range of natural exercises to challenge your strength, flexibility, coordination and balance.
Jul 27th, 2022

Facts vs. Myths on Concussions

Myth: Helmets prevent concussions Fact: Wearing a helmet may prevent a skull fracture or other serious injuries. If your brain shakes with enough force in the skull too aggressively, even when wearing a helmet, it can still cause a concussion.
Jul 22nd, 2022

Adaptive Devices For Arthritis Of The Hands

Arthritis is a disease that attacks the tissues of the joints. Symptoms of hand arthritis may include pain, swelling, stiffness and deformity. The condition develops due to wear and tear of the joint.
Jul 20th, 2022

Energy Conservation Techniques

There are many energy conservation techniques that a physical therapist and/or occupational therapist can teach you. A physical therapist or occupational therapist may work on the following energy conservation techniques with you.
Jul 15th, 2022

Total Knee Replacement Post-Op Exercises

Physical therapy after a total knee replacement is important for a speedy and full recovery. A physical therapy program includes specific exercises to help regain your range of motion and strength to help you return to your everyday daily activities.
Jul 13th, 2022

Fall prevention tips for elderly

Falls are the leading cause of injury and injury death within the ages of 65 and up. Falls are common but can be preventable. “About 36 million falls are reported among older adults each year—resulting in more than 32,000 deaths.
Jul 8th, 2022

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Pelvic floor exercises help to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles such as your bladder, bowel (large intestine) and internal reproductive organs. Your pelvic floor muscles hold these organs in place...
Jul 1st, 2022

Tips To Help You Succeed With Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Come Prepared. Bring X Ray or MRI images to your first appointment if you feel your physical therapist or occupational therapist will need them. Wear The Proper Attire. It is important to be comfortable while attending physical or occupational therapy.
Jun 29th, 2022

June is National Fruit & Vegetables Month

June is National Fruit & Vegetables Month. Your diet plays a vital role in helping you recover from an injury. Physical therapy and eating healthy foods helps you have a quick and fast recovery.
Jun 24th, 2022


Reddy Care Physical, Occupational and Aquatic Therapy is a WorkSTEPS provider, carrying out work hardening programs to prepare you for a return to work. Work hardening focuses on strengthening certain body parts and reaching physical performance.
Jun 22nd, 2022

Gait & Balance Training

Gait is known as a person’s pattern of walking. Gait training is a type of physical therapy to help treat an injury or a physical condition that limits the ability to walk or walk correctly.
Jun 17th, 2022

Summer Safety Tips

June is National Safety Month. The goal of Summer Safety Month is to increase public awareness of the leading safety and health risks that are increased in the summer months to decrease the number of injuries.
Jun 15th, 2022

What is “Hands On” Therapy?

Hands-on therapy is a type of physical therapy that involves physical manipulation and/or manual contact using the hands to treat an injury, disability, condition or musculoskeletal pain.
Jun 10th, 2022

Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease, also known as HD or Huntington’s chorea, is an inherited disease in which nerve cells in the brain break down over time.
Jun 3rd, 2022

Relieving Pain From A Herniated Disc

Are you experiencing numbness, weakness, sharp or achy pain in your arms, legs, shoulders or buttocks? If yes, this may be an indicator of a herniated disc in your neck or lower back.
Jun 1st, 2022

What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways curve of the backbone also known as the spine. Scoliosis causes a C-shaped or an S-shaped curvature which alters a person’s alignment and posture. Scoliosis can appear at any age and can range from mild to severe.
May 27th, 2022

Pinched Nerve Pain

Pinched nerves occur when there is too much pressure applied to a nerve. A nerve is surrounded by tissues, such as bones, muscles, tendons or cartilage. A pinched nerve can occur in any part of the body such as
May 25th, 2022

No Fear, No Falls, Just Rehab

Patients start vestibular rehabilitation because they want to improve their balance, mobility, confidence and day to day activities. Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise program which helps to improve balance and reduce problems related to dizziness.
May 18th, 2022

Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder is also known as shoulder impingement. Swimmer’s shoulder is shoulder pain caused by connective tissue rubbing against the shoulder blade.
May 13th, 2022

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is national stroke awareness month. It is important to be aware of stroke signs, symptoms, causes, and treatments. A stroke is also known as CVA, cerebrovascular accident. “Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain.
May 11th, 2022

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. It is important to be aware of arthritis symptoms, causes and treatments. Arthritis can lead to severe joint pain which can affect a person's mental and physical health.
May 6th, 2022

Golfers Elbow

Golfer's elbow is also known as Medial Epicondylitis. Kevin Zemana PT, DPT states, “Medial epicondylitis is mostly seen in people with increased repetitive movements at work, throwing sports, weight lifting and other gripping activities.
Apr 29th, 2022

Nutrition and Physical Therapy

Good nutrition and diet is an essential part of staying healthy and active. Poor nutrition can be harmful to kids, adults and seniors.
Apr 27th, 2022

How to Prevent Gardening Injuries?

Spring's warm weather and longer daylight hours make it a great season to be outdoors to take walks and see flowers in bloom. Spring is the perfect time to start gardening.
Apr 25th, 2022

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability. ASD can range from mild to severe depending on the child’s social, communication, and behavior challenges.
Apr 20th, 2022

Massage Therapy Benefits

At Reddy Care Physical, Occupational and Aquatic Therapy, we offer a combination of physical therapy services that are either active or passive.
Apr 15th, 2022

Do’s & Don'ts of Back Pain

Millions of people suffer from back pain whether it's due to an injury or illness. Exercise is a good way to get rid of back pain. Exercising the back reduces stiffness and improves mobility to keep the ligaments and tendons flexible to prevent injuries.
Apr 13th, 2022

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy is a form of physical therapy that involves exercises that are performed in water for physical rehabilitation, relaxation, fitness and other therapeutic benefits. Aquatic therapy may include underwater walking and stair training for stretch
Apr 8th, 2022

A Brief History of Occupational Therapy

In the late 1800’s, occupational therapy was mainly in psychiatric hospitals. OTs worked with the mentally unstable population using purposeful and meaningful activities giving these patients a sense of purpose. These activities mainly used arts and crafts
Apr 6th, 2022

Do you need IN-HOME Physical & Occupational Therapy?

What better way to start your road to recovery than in the comfort of your own home? Our physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) can come to you. Your injury or personal circumstance may prevent you from leaving your home.
Apr 1st, 2022

Physical Therapy for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also known as HBD or hypertension. Blood pressure is the pressure of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. High blood pressure is a condition when the blood against your artery walls is higher than normal.
Mar 30th, 2022

Why is Shoulder Rehabilitation Important?

Your shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body. You use your shoulders everyday for movement and daily activities. Your shoulder relies on tendons, muscles and bones to function properly making your shoulder more vulnerable to instability and injury
Mar 25th, 2022

Smartphone Fingers

Your pinky and thumb are the fingers most impacted when holding a smartphone, tablet, or video game controller. “As of 2019, the Pew Research Center estimates that 81 percent of Americans own smartphones.”
Mar 23rd, 2022

Physical Therapy for Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is pain or discomfort felt in the lower abdomen area. Pelvic pain is more common in women than men. Pelvic pain for women can be a sign that there is a problem with one of the organs. There are many causes and symptoms of pelvic pain.
Mar 18th, 2022

Can Stress Cause Physical Pain?

Stress is when you are feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental, physical or emotional pressure. Everyone experiences stress and deals with it differently. Different life events and situations can cause stress. Stress can be positive or negative.
Mar 11th, 2022

What is Causing your Lower Back Pain?

Lower back pain is a common but painful condition that affects the lower portion of the spine. Low back pain can result from injuries, conditions or diseases. Most common lower back pain is caused by an injury to a muscle, ligament, joint or disc.
Mar 9th, 2022

Occupational Therapy for Strokes

Occupational therapy helps along the road to recovery after a stroke. “A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures).
Mar 4th, 2022

Femur Fracture

A femur fracture is known as a broken thighbone. The femur is the largest and strongest bone in the body. The femur runs from below the hip to the beginning of the knee. A femur fracture may occur in three different areas:
Mar 2nd, 2022


A concussion is known as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). A concussion is a brain injury when the brain is violently shaken. Concussions may cause physical, behavioral or cognitive symptoms. You may experience a concussion at any age.
Feb 25th, 2022

Shin Splints

The shin bone (tibia) is the largest bone in the lower leg. The top of the tibia connects to the knee joint while the bottom connects to the ankle joint. When pain is present along the shin bone this is known as shin splints.
Feb 23rd, 2022

How to help your hip pain

The hip is a large ball and socket joint which allows mobility for us to walk and run. When the hip is injured it can cause discomfort and pain. Hip pain is a condition that limits your mobility, leading to limping, loss of motion, and more.
Feb 18th, 2022

Elbow Fracture

The elbow is a joint between the upper arm and forearm. The elbow consists of three bones which are known as the humerus, ulna and radius. An elbow fracture may occur when there is enough force on the elbow to break one of the three bones.
Feb 16th, 2022

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy is an injury of the achilles tendon. Achilles tendon is the thick band of tissue on the back of the lower leg that connects the calf muscles to the heel.
Feb 11th, 2022

Why is having good posture important?

Demonstrating good posture is important for your overall health. Poor posture may occur due to an injury, illness, daily habits, occupation or the use of technology. Poor posture while sitting and standing can cause back pain, neck pain or shoulder pain.
Feb 9th, 2022

Peripheral Neuropathy

Nerve damage is also known as peripheral neuropathy (PN). PN is a condition where the nerves that carry messages from your brain and spinal cord, to the rest of your body are damaged.
Feb 4th, 2022


Bursitis occurs when there is inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs (bursae). Bursae cushions the bones, tendons and muscles near your joints. Four common locations for bursitis to occur are in your elbows, shoulders, hips and knees.
Feb 2nd, 2022


Whiplash is a forceful, rapid back and forth movement of the neck. Whiplash is commonly caused by sports injuries, physical abuse, rear ended car accidents (MVA) and other types of traumas. Whiplash injuries can range from mild to severe.
Jan 28th, 2022

Physical Therapy after an ACL Tear

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is tissue that connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). An ACL injury is a tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament.
Jan 27th, 2022

Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves which make up the central nervous system. Over time multiple sclerosis can lead to vision problems, muscle weakness, loss of balance or numbness.
Jan 26th, 2022

Is Frozen Shoulder causing you pain?

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition which presents with stiffness, reduced movement and pain in the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint consists of bones, ligaments, and tendons which are all enclosed in a capsule.
Jan 20th, 2022

Post COVID-19 Pulmonary Rehab

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can cause and/or exacerbate chronic health issues such as difficulty breathing and shortness of breath, reduced exercise performance and diminished quality of life.
Jan 14th, 2022

How Can We Help With Post COVID-19?

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy can help get you back on your feet after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Complications after COVID-19 can last for days, weeks, months or even years.
Jan 12th, 2022

TecnoBody Balance System

The TecnoBody balance system is used to test and improve a patient's static and dynamic balance. The intuitive and easy to use TecnoBody software comes fully equipped with an assessment program, training modules, games and activities.
Jan 7th, 2022

Molekule Air Pro RX

Reddy Care Physical, Occupational and Aquatic Therapy is continuing to provide a safe environment for our patients. All our staff and therapists are wearing PPE and follow precautions recommended by the CDC, which include:
Jan 6th, 2022

Child and Adolescent Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapists provide support and services to children and adolescents. Pediatric physical therapists help children and adolescents improve their range of motion, flexibility, strength and movement patterns.
Dec 31st, 2021

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is a condition where your jaw is limited in movement. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge that connects your jaw to the bones, which are in front of your ears.
Dec 29th, 2021

Simple Tips to Relieve Your Headaches!

Many people suffer from headaches. You may experience headaches at any age. Try the following tips to help manage your headaches: Ease pressure on your head, Cold packs, Stay hydrated, Relaxation techniques, Posture, and Physical Therapy.
Dec 24th, 2021

The Solo Step

The Solo Step is designed to prevent patients from falling while also aiding and encouraging their balance during gait. This overhead track and harness system instills confidence in patients to facilitate recovery from neurological and musculoskeletal
Dec 22nd, 2021

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is used by physical therapists to help relieve pain and inflammation. During the cupping treatment, physical therapists place special cups onto your skin to create suction.
Dec 17th, 2021

How Post Operative Rehab Can Help You

Post Operative Rehab is a type of physical therapy which helps support recovery after surgery. It is important to take the time after surgery to work with therapists to rebuild strength and range of motion.
Dec 15th, 2021

Are you ready to manage your Sciatica?

Sciatica occurs when pressure is applied on the sciatic nerve causing radiating pain. The sciatic nerve starts in your lower back through your hips, buttocks and down each leg. Sciatica can occur suddenly or over time depending on the cause.
Dec 9th, 2021

Living with Arthritis?

Arthritis is a disease that causes inflammation and degeneration to one or more of your joints. During the colder season, we often complain of joint pain, stiffness in the muscles and inflammation.
Dec 2nd, 2021

Is Life Throwing You Curves?

Scoliosis is a condition in which you are diagnosed with a sideways curvature in the spine. Most cases of scoliosis are mild but severe scoliosis may occur. It is important to catch scoliosis early on to help give you time to correct the curve before it be
Nov 30th, 2021

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition where pressure is applied to the median nerve. The median nerve goes through a passage in the wrist called the carpal tunnel and it finishes in the hand.
Nov 26th, 2021


Vertigo is a vestibular disorder which makes you feel a rocking or spinning sensation. Vertigo can last for a few hours, days or even weeks. Vertigo is often caused by an inner ear problem and you may experience vertigo with certain head movements.
Nov 23rd, 2021

Laser Therapy Medical Treatment

Laser therapy is a medical treatment that uses specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. Laser Therapy is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment modality.
Nov 19th, 2021

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement (TKR) also known as Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is performed to replace the damaged knee joints that are causing pain. The components of your knee allow you to complete your daily activities.
Nov 15th, 2021

What is Kinesio Taping?

Kinesio tape also known as kinesiology tape, elastic therapeutic tape, KT, and K-tape is an elastic cotton strip with acrylic adhesive that helps pain caused by an injury.
Nov 10th, 2021

Physical Therapy can help your pinched nerve pain!

Pinched nerves occur when compression or pressure is applied to a nerve. The most common areas to experience a pinched nerve are in your neck, shoulder, lower and upper back. You may also experience pinched nerves in your arm, hand, elbow or wrist.
Nov 4th, 2021

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is physical discomfort which can be caused by the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments in your shoulder. Damage to any of the structures in your shoulder can affect the shoulder joint and result in pain.
Nov 1st, 2021

Gait, Balance & Physical Therapy

Balance problems can occur after an injury or can present through a specific diagnosis. Specific diseases affect the structure in your body that helps your balance, which include your eyes, ears, muscles, joints and nervous system.
Oct 28th, 2021

Sports Injuries

Being active is important for our health but on occasion you may sustain an injury. Sports injuries occur as a result of participation in recreational or professional athletic pursuits.
Oct 27th, 2021

Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is a type of Dementia, which is characterized by an abnormal buildup of proteins. Lewy Bodies are microscopic and abnormal deposits that damage brain cells.
Oct 21st, 2021

AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Anti-Gravity treadmill, also known as AlterG, has the same platform as a treadmill but is unlike any other running equipment!
Oct 18th, 2021

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a form of chronic pain, which often affects the arm, leg, hand or feet, that can develop from major and minor traumas. These injuries can range from a simple sprained ankle to an infection, surgery, stroke or heart
Oct 15th, 2021

Herniated Disc Physical Therapy

Your spine is made up of a series of bones called vertebrae. Each bone is cushioned by a disc that contains a soft jelly-like center that’s protected by a tough exterior referred to as an annulus. This disc allows you to move and bend your spine.
Oct 13th, 2021

Fibromyalgia (fi·bro·my·al·gi·a)

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common types of chronic pain disorders in adults. Women are twice as likely to develop fibromyalgia than men but it can happen to anyone at any age.
Oct 7th, 2021

Occupational Therapy (OT)

Occupational therapy (OT) teaches you how to adapt and perform any tasks whether it be at school, work or home. OT focuses on helping patients improve their daily function and perform daily tasks.
Oct 4th, 2021

OUCH! Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is unfortunately a common problem. The shoulders ball and socket joint helps give you a great range of motion, but it is known to get dislocated more often than any other joint in the body.
Sep 29th, 2021

Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is an injury which occurs when the ankle rolls, twists or turns in an abnormal way. This tears the bands of ligaments that help hold the ankle structure together.
Sep 27th, 2021

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a central nervous system disorder that affects movement. People with PD may experience tremors, bradykinesia, limb rigidity, changes in gait and balance. Parkinson’s is caused by a combination of genetics, environmental factors
Sep 24th, 2021


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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