“PT Over Pills” is a nationwide initiative to prevent the widespread use of pain killers to treat pain in favor of physical therapy. This article is part of a series on the history of the nationwide pain killer crisis. For those not directly affected by it, the opioid crisis sounds like a faraway problem. But […]
In today’s world of high deductibles and costly doctor’s visits, it can seem daunting to dip into your pocket for care, especially when you don’t know what to expect. In fact, one of the most common questions we receive from patients is, “How much does PT cost?” Though the exact answer will vary based on […]
This year, as part of National Physical Therapy Month, we wanted to take time to answer some of your most commonly asked questions about the physical therapy profession, what we do, and why we do it. So, every Friday in October we’ll be updating this post (and our social media!) with the answers. Be sure […]
It’s October, and you know what that means… National Physical Therapy Month! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is an annual opportunity to recognize the physical therapy profession’s efforts to “transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” This October, the APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign is the NPTM focus. […]
Let’s be honest… we’ve all wanted to rewind or pause the clock, or grumbled about the “normal” aches and pains associated with getting older. But what if those aches and pains don’t have to be a typical part of aging? Fortunately, with the help of your physical therapist, there are quite a few things you can do to promote healthy aging. Sorry, no science fiction or time travel here!