Physical Therapy for Common Vestibular Problems

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 […]

9 May 22
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Our feet are important because they take us where we want to go. Many of us spend a lot of time on our feet during the day. However, this puts the feet in a vulnerable position for injury. An injury to the foot can be detrimental to our function and disrupt every day life. In […]

18 Apr 22
Common Gait Deviations and How to Spot Them

The human walk or gait can compare to a fingerprint. Each person has their own unique and individualized walk! In fact, you might even be able to notice someone by their walk! Walking is a rhythmic, repetitive motion created at our ankles, knees, hip, trunk, and arms. However, issues can arise anywhere along the chain […]

31 Jan 22
Physical therapy without a prescription Special Tests: What’s Causing My Knee or Ankle Pain?

We have been talking about special tests for a few weeks now! We have introduced many special tests, but there are even more we use as clinicians. We are ending this series off with specials test of the knee and ankle. Our legs have the very important job of holding up our body! They are […]

27 Sep 21
Can PT Help With Chronic Venous Insufficency?

We investigate the relationship between diagnoses and how physical therapy can help in our recent blog series. Today, we are talking about an impairment that affects much of the population in America, chronic venous insufficiency. Chronic venous insufficiency is defined as an inadequate venous return over a long amount of time. However, what does this […]