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Pandemic Pushes Telehealth Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for a lot of changes in our lives. We wish most of them would change back to their pre-pandemic state, but there have been some silver linings. At PhysioPartners, we've recognized telehealth rehab as one of those unforseen benefits. As a clinic focused on high quality, one-on-one patient care, we knew from the start of the pandemic that helping our patients stay healthy and pain-free would mean finding ways to reach them safely at home. Telehealth helped pati...
Posted on 2022-02-04

When the Ringing Won’t Stop

By Carl Wharam, PT, DPT A high-pitched ringing sound.  A low rumbling. Echoing. “EEEEEEE”. “Choo-Choo”.  Tinnitus comes with a variety of sounds.  It can range from an annoyance to preventing people from sleeping to “Satan couldn’t make a better punishment.”  Whatever it sounds like, it’s a phantom sound that can be heard only by you in one or both ears. Many people experiencing tinnitus ask us “what causes this (tinni...
Posted on 2021-03-10

What Will Brooke Shields Recovery from Femur Fracture Be Like?

By Mandie Martuzzo, PT, and Maureen O’Connell, PT, DPT We were saddened to hear of Brooke Shields recent femur fracture on Instagram.  Femur fractures can be located in one of three portions of the bone, the proximal femur (upper portion), femoral shaft (middle portion) and the distal femur (lower portion).  Because the femur is the longest bone in the body, most fractures are results from high force trauma, such as motor vehicle accident or a fall.  Femur fracture f...
Posted on 2021-02-23

Sick and Tired of SNORING?

By Dr. Jennifer Flage Hobson, PT, DPT  Do you know someone who experiences poor sleep, constant snoring or even has sleep apnea? These symptoms could signal other issues developed over time by poor breathing. Read on to learn strategies that can help reverse these problems!  Snoring happens when you are unable to move air freely through your nose and throat during sleep. This makes the surrounding tissues vibrate, which produces the familiar snoring sound. Peopl...
Posted on 2021-02-15

Clenching | An Unexpected Culprit

By Carl Wharam, PT, DPT 2020 was a grind–in some cases, literally!  Between the pandemic, trying to engage children in eLearning instead of Youtube or TikTok, and not to mention having life drastically altered, we have a lot of stress right now.  Stress affects the body in many ways, including preventing sleep, giving us grey hair, making us moody, and sometimes we even clench or grind our teeth. Grinding your teeth is called bruxism, which can be voluntary or involuntary...
Posted on 2021-01-18
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