Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. Get Your Hip & Knee Joints Moving! This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the
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Physical Therapy for Dancers Dance-Specific treatment Dancers use their bodies to create extraordinary movements with control. Understanding the range of motion and strength required to make these movements takes special training. Each of the various dance styles from Ballet to Modern places different demands on the body. Dancers are considered performance athletes, whose training makes
Physical therapists are often identified by their ability to help people rehabilitate injuries, but did you know they can help you prevent an injury or even a fall before it happens? As physical therapists, we are experts in the way the human body moves. We are able to provide a unique perspective on purposeful, precise
It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted
It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When
Lumbar radiculopathy, commonly referred to as sciatica, is a common condition that many people experience. It occurs as a result of irritation to the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve of the body. It stretches from the lumbar spine through the buttocks, and pain from irritation is typically felt in the lower back. However,
It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation, commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”
Are you looking for a way to relieve your aches and pains so you can get back to living your life comfortably? If so, our treatment services at HealthQuest Physical Therapy can greatly benefit you! Our dedicated physical therapists can provide you with the tools you need to decrease your pain and increase your energy,