Orthopedic Physical Therapy Archives | Page 8 of 11 | BeneFIT PT

23 Sep 14
The F.I.T. Principle

Towards the end of a patient’s treatment in our facility we are frequently asked how can someone continue to build on their positive experience from Physical Therapy into the gym or a work out regiment afterwards.  First we might discuss wether an exercise program is appropriate for them from a medical background and if there […]

9 Sep 14
Proper Leaf Raking Mechanics

As the weather turns colder, the days grow longer, and the tummy starts to get an insatiable urge for apple cider, pumpkin flavored anything, and hot toddies you’ll undoubtedly notice the kaleidoscope of leaves falling to your yard.  As picturesque as the leaves are this time of year raking them is a chore (one made […]

26 Aug 14
Kids and Backpacks

The start of school is right around the corner and if you haven’t yet you will be out buying all the school supplies for the upcoming year.  One of the most important items on that back to school shopping list should be the backpack.  Frequently, children can experience pain in their necks, upper back, or […]

12 Aug 14
Spinal Stabiization: 2 Medicine Ball Planks

To kick start our Spinal Stabilization Video program we figured we would start with a wow factor!  And you would be hard pressed to come up with something more WOW! than doing a plank on 2 medicine balls.     What makes this humdinger of an exercise challenging is pretty much everything about it.  First […]

5 Aug 14
Spinal Stabilization: Intro

We are going to be unveiling our first ever video series on Instagram (if we can ever figure out the exporting error message we keep receiving) focusing on various spinal stabilization exercises. Why start with spinal stabilization exercises?  If it is not the #1 area of the body patients come in for it is certainly […]