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3 Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Posted on by Tanner Neuberger, PT, DPT, TDN Level 1
Foam rollers are one of the most widely used tools in the fitness industry. Everywhere you look, you seem to see either someone using one or touting the benefits of one of them, but does the evidence support the use of these therapeutic devices? A casual look into the research shows some positive benefits of using a foam roller, and I will give a few of my favorite ways to use one for your next workout. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2021: Week 3

Posted on by Athletico
It’s not fall without football! With the official arrival of the fall season, we welcome the cool air, chili dinners and weekly football matchups to cheer on our favorite teams. (more…)

5 Myths about Back Pain

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
60-80% of adults will experience low back pain at some point. Back pain is linked to increased health care costs and missed work. There is a lot of information out there about the causes of and best ways to treat back pain. It may not be easy to distinguish what is myth and reality amongst this abundance of information. Here are five myths about low back pain and more information about what is true. (more…)

Caregivers: Your Guide to Fall Prevention

Posted on by Ariss Pierce, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT
Choosing to become a caregiver for a loved one or friend is a kindhearted act. Deciding to provide personal care for someone takes patience and attentiveness. Grocery shopping, housework, cooking, and managing services are typical duties of a caregiver. Along with day-to-day assistance, creating a safe environment is very important to minimize injury to yourself and others. (more…)

Why New Moms Need Physical Therapy

Posted on by Tara Selvy, PT, DPT
The wait is finally over; after nine months of doctor appointments and nursery decorating, your baby has arrived! Keep in mind, that it’s still an ongoing process after giving birth, and along the journey of pregnancy, your body has encountered many changes. You may find it difficult to return to your prior activity levels or experience new problems related to your pelvic floor. This blog will discuss how new moms can benefit from physical therapy to address any concerns after having their baby. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2021: Week 2

Posted on by Athletico
If week 1 didn’t go as planned in your fantasy football league, here are just a few tips that could help you improve your lineup as we head into week 2! (more…)

4 Back-to-School Posture Tips for Students

Posted on by Kathleen Warner PT, DPT, OCS
When the school supplies take over store aisles and the daylight hours begin to shorten, one can sense that back-to-school time is here. Whether your school experience is virtual or in-person this fall, be sure your return is pain-free! Here are four tips for decreasing strain on your spine and improving the ergonomics of your school experience. (more…)

5 Misconceptions About Physical Therapy

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Physical therapy originated in the late 1800s/early 1900s and has grown over the decades. There are various misconceptions about present-day physical therapy and what it is versus what it isn’t. Let’s take a look at five common misconceptions about physical therapy and reveal the truth about this valuable medical profession. (more…)
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