Helpful Physical Therapy Articles - Fit Physical Therapy

Why Do I Hurt Part II

Let me share an example with you. Two people, Mike and Dan sustain a similar low back injury at work.  Both of them have pain, miss some work, see the doctor and get the same medical care initially. After a...

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Why Do I Hurt?

Pain is a normal and necessary part of life. Pain is also essential for survival. If we didn’t experience pain we would be much less likely to avoid those situations that are threatening and dangerous to our health and survival.Living...

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8 Ways To Improve Balance and Decrease Falls

Balance problems and a fear of falling are a big concern for many. They can make simple but vital daily activities such as walking, dressing, and bathing very difficult, if not impossible. Furthermore, balance problems put people on a path...

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Meniscus Tears

One of the most commonly injured areas in our knees is called the meniscus. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped piece of cartilage that cushions your knee. Each of your knees has 2 menisci (plural of meniscus); one on the...

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Do You Have Text Neck

Do You Have Text Neck Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward, your shoulders are curved. If you're on a mobile device, your arms are bent by your...

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Sleep Hygiene Education

The question: How is your health and how is your sleep, can almost be one and the same.  One of the most important aspects of health that is often overlooked is sleep. Sleep is rejuvenating and essential for our bodies...

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Rest and Recovery

Do you know someone who exercises often but does not seem to be getting very good results? The reason may be because exercise, no matter good and helpful, is only a small part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Think about...

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 Balance Doesn’t have to Slip Away

 Balance Doesn't have to Slip Away You wobble slightly stepping off a curb, and then down you go. It happens fast, and leaves you to wonder what happened to that great sense of balance you used to have. Balance doesn’t stay...

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AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

As a licensed physical therapist and CEO and founder of Fit Physical Therapy, one of the things I try to do to make sure we are practicing cutting-edge physical therapy in our clinics is to look at what the top...

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Is your “Physical Therapist” really doing “Physical Therapy”?

Recently an acquaintance asked if I had heard about the new physical therapy clinic that had just opened up. I replied that I had not and was curious to find out a little more about a new colleague in town....

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