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Plantar Fasciitis a Clinical Study

by Logan Swisher, SPT Background: Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia and a very common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that runs from the heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of the foot. The pain is usually most noticeable when first […]

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The optimal desk ergonomics setup for your computer

by Logan Swisher, SPT Finding the optimal desk setup Many of us spend hours of our workday in front of a desk/computer. While some people have no difficulty with this, others find that their desk set up contributes to their pain. Proper desk ergonomics can help you stay comfortable at work and reduce the risk […]

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Effect of Laser Therapy on Chronic Osteoarthritis of the Knee in Older Subjects

By Sidney Jones, SPT Background Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative joint disease that is usually associated with pain, limited range of motion, muscle weakness, difficulty with activities of daily living and impaired quality of life. The knee is the most common joint in the body affected by osteoarthritis. Low-level laser therapy has been studied […]

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How does my health insurance actually work?

By Lillian Wynn, PT, DPT  Health insurance can be a very confusing and complicated thing to navigate. We try very hard to work with all of our patients to understand what their coverage is so we can be honest up front with how much PT will cost you. This is by no means a complete […]

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I had an ankle sprain, why are you strengthening my hip?

By Logan Swisher SPT Ankle Sprain – Background: Lateral ankle sprains are a significant burden on U.S healthcare with estimated costs of $6.2 billion annually. They can be associated with long-term consequences such as decreased health-related quality of life, decreased physical activity and post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis. Some patients with a history of lateral ankle sprain […]

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Running with Knee Osteoarthritis-Part 3

By Lillian Wynn PT, DPT Physical Therapist Background 40% of American adults (110 million people) report walking or running as part of a regular exercise routine.  Reports and ‘common knowledge’ about running and its impact on our joints are often conflicting. This is the third of three blog posts designed to look at current medical […]

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Cervicogenic Headaches and Conservative PT

by Sean Phillips, PT, DPT A manual physical therapy approach versus subacromial corticosteroid injection for treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome: a protocol for a randomised clinical trial Stephanie Racicki, Sarah Gerwin, Stacy DiClaudio, Samuel Reinmann, Megan Donaldson Introduction: Headaches are a very common complaint, affecting nearly 47% of the population. Of these headaches, cervicogenic headaches […]

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Running with Knee Osteoarthritis-Part 2

By Lillian Wynn PT, DPT Physical Therapist Background 40% of American adults (110 million people) report walking or running as part of a regular exercise routine. Reports and ‘common knowledge’ about running and its impact on our joints are often conflicting. This is the second of three blog posts designed to look at current medical […]

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