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10 Apr 14
CEU Corner: McKenzie Part E

This Past weekend our two Physical Therapists attended the McKenzie Institute’s the Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: The Human Extremities course.  This particular course takes the fundamental mechanical diagnosis and treatment principles of the spine and applies them to the various joints of our arms and legs in an effort to establish a systematic evaluative process […]

25 Mar 14
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT3 & KT4)

Last month Dr. Ireland attended the 2 day Kinesio Taping course consisting of KT1: Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the second being KT2: Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method. Afterwards, he began to apply what he had learned over that time frame to effectively use kinesiotape on patients […]

25 Feb 14
Continuing Education Corner (CEU Corner)

One of the hallmarks of Physical Therapy is our education. Nowadays most PT schools offer either a 5 or 6 year program that culminates in the clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). However, once a student graduates their studying doesn’t end. Within the first 3 months or so a Physical Therapist will have to sit […]

18 Feb 14
The 2nd Annual Action For Distraction 5k!

We are excited to be helping our good friend Zach Rice to be a part of his 2nd Annual Action for Distraction 5k!  We will again be having a table set up to meet, talk, and hang out with people both before and after the race!  This year we will be doing a pre-race stretch […]

4 Feb 14
Low Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Acute Low Back Pain (LBP) can improve without therapeutic intervention, but for a better long-term outcome, it requires more specific/detailed neuromuscular re-education of the deep spinal stabilization muscles such as the multifidius and transverse abdominis. A research article performed by Dr Hides et al from the Journal Spine demonstrated that these specific core stabilizing muscles […]