Blog Posts

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
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
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
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
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
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
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