The answer to this question depends on who you ask and where in the world you live. The practice of massage is extremely popular all over the world, but what exactly defines it as a profession is v…
How to Get Your Golf Swing Back with a Physical Therapist
Learn to play a consistent golf game and avoid injury with these tips and help from a physical therapist.
Drs. Exclusive: Meet the Toddler with the Rare "Hulk"...
In a Doctors’ exclusive, Joni shares how her daughter is dealing with a rare gene mutation, which only affects 200 people worldwide, and has caused...
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to Avoid Back Surgery
The vast majority of people suffering from mechanical low back pain, can have significant improvement, and in most cases, complete relief.
What Could Be Causing Your Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Causes of neck and shoulder pain can be often related. Find out what neck problems show up in the shoulder area, and vice versa.
Why You Should Get Physical Therapy First
What does a physical therapist do, and how can they help you? Here's why you should get physical therapy first. 1. Feel better, sooner 2. Save money 3. Get b...
Walking Tips from a Physical Therapist
Kris Porter, PT, DPT, OCS, describes the benefits of walking and how a physical therapist can help set goals for physical activity. Visit www.moveforw...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.