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22 Jun 20
All About the Back!

In this episode of Benefit Bodies, our Anatomy Blog Series, we will examine the anatomy of your Back. The back is comprised of many different structures that provide both stability and mobility of the body.  via GIPHY   via GIPHY Structure The back’s structure is composed of the vertebral column. It is also called the […]

15 Jun 20
The Divine Cervical Spine

Announcing the next body part to pick a bone  🦴 with: the SPINE.🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️ Specifically,  continuing BeneFIT’s Anatomy Blog Series, this month’s post will discuss the anatomical features of a HUMAN CERVICAL SPINE!🚶‍♂️ Our cervical spine consists of seven vertebrae. Each vertebra is named by its location in order from top (C1 or first vertebra) to bottom […]

3 Jun 20
Direct Access To Physical Therapy Treatment FAQs

“As of January 1, 2015, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands allow patients to seek some level of treatment from a licensed physical therapist without a prescription or referral from a physician.” – apta.org However, depending on the state, there may be some limitations. According to the American Physical […]

27 May 20
Shoulder Girdles, Scapulaes, Oh My!

Shoulder girdle? Hurdle? WHAT?!  via GIPHY When we talk about the ‘shoulder,’ most people will point to the right place and know where the shoulder is. What a lot of people don’t know, is that the shoulder or shoulder girdle, actually consists of 3 separate bones🦴🦴🦴: humerus (your arm), clavicle (collar bone) and scapula (shoulder […]

23 May 20
“Can’t Shake it off”; Shoulder Differential Diagnosis

There are many types of shoulder injuries. Some diagnoses are clear cut, while others may be the result of lifestyle choices, genetics or a complete medical mystery, with an unknown cause of origin altogether. “How is she doing thaat?” If you have shoulder pain, dont try this @🏠 via GIPHY via GIPHY Neither of the […]