Tag: Injury Rehabilitation

Virtual Reality is REAL RehabVirtual Reality is REAL Rehab

Can virtual reality and dual tasking be part of your ACL rehabilitation? Yes, your ACL and other rehabs can incorporate virtual reality activities at all phases of the rehabilitation process as well as dual-task activities in order to be more successful. Okay, here’s a couple of quick definitions: Virtual Reality Exercises: Doing any exercise with […]
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Car Accidents: Whiplash RecoveryCar Accidents: Whiplash Recovery

Imagine that while waiting at a stop light in your car you look into the rearview mirror only to see a car barreling at you without any indication that it’s going to stop. You instantly tense up as it impacts the back of your car and your head moves forward and backward possibly hitting the […]
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Beat the Heat and Get into The PoolBeat the Heat and Get into The Pool

Are you having trouble sticking with your exercise program because you’re bored with your usual program? Do you feel that you need to try something new but are afraid of re-aggravating an old injury? Do you feel like you need to improve your cardio and lose a few pounds? Do you feel there’s just not […]
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6 Things You Can Do to Maximize Your PT Sessions6 Things You Can Do to Maximize Your PT Sessions

Dedicating yourself to your health and rehabilitation takes a lot of time and effort. We want to help you achieve your goals to regain full function. Here are a few tips to help you benefit from your PT experience. 1. Consistency When your physician refers you to physical therapy, they usually recommend a series of […]
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Golf Injuries That Can Be Treated With Physical TherapyGolf Injuries That Can Be Treated With Physical Therapy

In Arizona, residents can enjoy year-round sun shine and a dry heat, also known as perfect golfing weather. During our winter months, we see a great influx of travelers escaping the snowstorms in their home states. Golfing is one of the most popular forms of exercise for this population as it helps them stay fit […]
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Hand Therapy: Thumb Arthritis and Trigger Point Dry NeedlingHand Therapy: Thumb Arthritis and Trigger Point Dry Needling

The most prevalent area of arthritis of any joint in the body is the 1st CMC joint which occurs at the base of the thumb. This joint is unique in that it is a saddle joint. One side is a dome and the other side is shaped like a U that fits on the dome. […]
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What Is Blood Flow Restriction and Is It Safe?What Is Blood Flow Restriction and Is It Safe?

There is a lot of talk about a newer treatment being utilized in strengthening and in rehab settings called Blood Flow Restriction (BFR). Essentially, BFR is taking a device such as a cuff or wrap and placing it around a limb to occlude partial blood blow to the affected area. When placing the cuff around the […]
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