Category: Physical Therapy

Blood Flow Restriction Training
Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training is a technique that can be used to perform exercises with a reduced amount of...
August 18, 2021
Summer Exercise Safety Tips
Summer is here! So many of us head outdoors to get our physical activity in the bright sunshine. Whether you're...
June 10, 2021
Summer Travel Tips
Summer is almost here and that means many of you will be traveling! No matter if you're driving or flying,...
June 10, 2021
Healthy Vision Month
May is Healthy Vision Month! It is recommended that people of all ages have regular vision screenings, but older adults...
May 25, 2021
Is Physical Activity The Fountain Of Youth?
Contributed by Ira “Sam” Manalo, PT, DPT YES! Believe it or not, physical activity is the fountain of youth. Research...
January 21, 2021
Neck Pain? We Can Help!
Contributed by Ira “Sam” Manalo, PT, DPT With more people spending time working from home in front of computers, there...
November 23, 2020
Does Working From Home Cause You Pain?
Contributed by Ira "Sam" Manalo, PT, DPT Are you working from home? Due to the Coronavirus, more and more people...
October 27, 2020
How Physical Therapy Can Help Manage Parkinson's disease
The recent news that Rev. Jesse Jackson that he has Parkinson's disease raised focus again on an important connection: Physical...
November 29, 2017
Aquatic Therapy for Improved Outcomes
Avoiding movement due to pain is incapacitating and can lead to long-term disability. Aquatic therapy is an effective treatment option...
November 15, 2017
How to Combat the Obesity “Spiral Effect"
The piece was originally published in Hampton Roads Physician Fall 2017  By Michael Satterley PT, DPT, SCS, CIMT, CMTPT, CSCS Everywhere...
November 3, 2017
Fitness Matters: Nearly 40 Percent of U.S. Adults are Obese (CDC)
An important new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines a key health and fitness...
October 17, 2017
Study Shows Challenge in Helping Patients Return to Activity Following Joint Surgery
As any physical therapist knows: Movement matters. What often can be challenging is helping patients regain mobility -- and gain...
October 16, 2017
For Back Pain, Physical Therapy Plays Key Role in Prevention and Rehabilitation
The piece was originally published in Hampton Roads Physician Summer 2017   By Brian Hoy, PT, CMP, FMS-C The goal for any...
July 14, 2017
Why Seeing Your Physical Therapist Annually Matters
Dr. Carole B. Lewis, DPT, GCS, GTC, MSG, PhD, FAPTA, a private practitioner and consulting clinical specialist for Pivot Physical...
June 2, 2017
For Total Hip or Knee Replacements, Think ‘Prehabilitation,’ Not Just Rehabilitation
The piece was originally published in Hampton Roads Physician Magazine, Spring 2017   By Steve Howell, PT, M.Ed. Doctors and nurses...
April 17, 2017
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