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You’ve Had A Hip Replacement, Now What?

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

It is estimated that physicians perform 350,000 hip replacement surgeries in the US every year. There are two main types of replacements that are performed: Anterior hip replacement & Posterior hip replacements. Both of these surgeries have the same results, but the recovery process differs for each.


On The Job: Here’s What Workers’ Compensation Physical Therapy Looks Like From Start To Finish

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

Injuries happen, and when they do, our team is here to help injured workers get back to their regular work routine without limitations while preventing future injury. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the entire workers’ compensation process from start to finish and the important role of physical therapists throughout recovery.


What Is Physical Therapy?

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

Many have heard the term “physical therapy” before, but while you may be familiar with this practice by name, there are still misconceptions out there about what physical therapy actually is. Traditionally, physical therapy is thought of as a plan of treatment for those who have undergone surgery or professional athletes experiencing a career-altering injury. While physical therapists do treat this population, physical therapy is so much more! Physical therapy is a practice that looks to provide personalized care to patients who are looking to relieve pain, improve range of motion and strength and to get back to their previous level of function.


Can Anyone Start Physical Therapy?

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.

Physical therapy (PT) is a great treatment to address aches and pains of varying kinds. It can be utilized for general discomfort or pain associated with surgery. PT is designed to help reduce pain and improve range of motion, strength, and overall function. Whether it’s your knee that has been hurting for decades or your back you tweaked shoveling snow, often, physical therapy can help. Let’s look at injuries physical therapy can treat and who exactly should start physical therapy.


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