Prehabilitation: Come to Physical Therapy Before Surgery

27 Jun 22
Prehabilitation: Come to Physical Therapy Before Surgery

Did you know physical therapy is not just for after surgery! Getting physical therapy before surgery can help cause a quicker recovery! What is Prehabilitation? Prehabilitation is a term that indicates treatment before a surgery. A study by Durrand, Singh, and Danjoux (2019) compares prehabilitation to getting ready to ‘weather the storm’ of an operation. […]

20 Jun 22
Physical Therapy for Common Vestibular Problems

In our last blog we talked about the structure of the vestibular system. Today, we’re going to talk about two common vestibular disorders and how physical therapy can help! Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV is characterized by sudden onset, vertigo of a short duration. Vertigo is defined as an illusion of movement. Patients with […]

13 Jun 22
What is the Importance of the Vestibular System?

There are 3 components that work to create balance. Eye sight, the body’s ability to sense movement and the vestibular system all work to create balance. Specifically, the vestibular plays a large roll in balance and fall prevention. In fact, patients with vestibular dysfunction have an 8-fold increase in risk of falling (Hall et al., […]

30 May 22
The Romanian Versus the Conventional Deadlift

We have spent a lot of time discussing the benefits of resistance training. If you missed it, check out our recent blog! When it comes to resistance training, the deadlift, squat and bench press are basic staples. The deadlift is frequently performed when the goal is leg and posterior-chain muscles. The “dead” part of deadlift […]

23 May 22
Chronic Pain: Understanding the Origins of Pain

According to the CDC, “an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8.0% of U.S. adults had high-impact chronic pain” (CDC, 2019). Pain is a normal and necessary part of life. However, living in chronic pain is not a normal human experience. Typically, chronic pain is pain that lasts greater than six months. […]