Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

5 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

Did you know? Osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 3.3% to 3.6% of the population globally and is the most common form of arthritis.  It causes moderate to severe disability in 43 million people, making it the 11th most debilitating disease worldwide.  In the United States, it is estimated that 80% of the population over 65 years […]

12 Dec 20
ACL Re-Injury: When Should Athletes Return to Sport?

There’s nothing worse than injuring yourself during the season. It’s no fun being stuck on the sideline, but proper healing is important. After an injury athletes are always eager to get to sport, but does what happens if they go back too soon? Athletes post anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgeries often ask, “How likely am […]

10 Aug 20
BeneFIT PT’s Anatomy Series: The Knee (part 1)

We are continuing BeneFIT  Physical Therapy’s Anatomy  Blog Series this month with the Knee Joint. Each month we will feature a different part of the body.  BeneFIT PT’s staff is highly trained in knowing all about human anatomy so that we can effectively help our patients with their specific areas of concern, rehabilitation and strengthening. Our […]

30 Apr 20
Study Shows PT Bests Steroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

To wrap up our study of the knee this April, we wanted to share more real-life situations where Physical Therapy should be first choice in treating pain and injuries instead of more invasive treatment. We previously covered some basic Knee Anatomy and ACL Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction Surgery. Now we’ll look at Osteoarthritis in the […]

22 Apr 20
ACL Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Return to Play

“I TORE MY ACL!” This is, unfortunately, not an uncommon cry from athletes in 2020. In fact, one of the most common knee injuries amongst all athletes is an ACL injury. If you remember from our knee post  the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)  is one of the mighty four ligaments in the knee that is […]