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 […]

25 Apr 22
Physical Therapy Without a Prescription Do I Really Have to Do My Home Exercise Program?

Many don’t realize that physical therapy comes with homework. In fact, performing a home exercise program is a key player in a speedy recovery. Research shows that patients who adhere to their prescribed home exercises are significantly better at achieving their goals and returning to function. Nevertheless, only about 50% of patients actually perform their […]

24 Jan 22
Special Tests: What’s Causing My Hip Pain?

Hip pain can be common, but let’s get to the bottom of it! The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. It’s similar to the should, but more stable. Just like the shoulder, the hip has a number of different common injuries you might have to deal with based on the combination of bone, […]

13 Sep 21
The Beginner’s Guide to Plyometric Training

First things first… what is plyometric training? We’ve been creating a beginner’s guide to workout to help anyone just starting out or looking to elevate their training. However, the guide wouldn’t be complete without discussing plyometric training! Plyometrics are a vital tool for training! Let’s find out why–  Plyometric training is often called power training. […]

23 Aug 21
The Beginner’s Guide to Resistance Training

Resistance workouts are everywhere! From Instagram to TikTok, social media is full of workout videos. However, what really makes an effective resistance workout and how do you design your own? In order to attain the best training results when resistance training it is important to understand the basic physiological responses to different training approaches. Whether […]