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16 Mar 16
Foam Rolling: A Self-Myofascial Release Technique

In light of our last blog post about stretching, I thought it would be beneficial to discuss foam rolling– another alternative to improve joint range of motion. In fact, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) states foam rolling performed prior to static or dynamic stretches will “improve the tissue’s ability to lengthen during stretching activities”1. […]

24 Feb 16
Stretching: Is It Really That Important?

During recent conversations with various patients, I have learned that stretching does not get the attention it deserves. Stretching should be crucial part of recreational exercising, sport activities, and everyday life. Unfortunately, it often gets overlooked. The available range of motion (ROM) in the joints of your body directly determines how effectively your body moves. […]

26 Nov 15
Happy Thanksgiving Day!!!!!

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you get to spend your day surrounded by great family, good friends, and delicious food. “As we express gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy On behalf of BeneFIT Physical Therapy, we wish you all safe […]

5 Nov 15
Physical Therapy Direct Access

Physical Therapy Direct Access You can start treatment without a doctor’s referral!   What is Physical Therapy Direct Access? Physical Therapy Direct Access means you can begin physical therapy services without a physician referral or prescription. According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), “Every state, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands […]

16 Jul 15
After the Rally Golf Outing

BeneFIT Physical Therapy was well represented at the 2015 Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure Golf Outing hosted by Heron Glen Golf Course.  We would like to thank all of the players that participated this year in making it the largest group BeneFIT has fielded yet!  Although neither of our two groups won anything they both […]