Moving Through Fibromyalgia with Physical and Occupational Therapy
Moving Through Fibromyalgia with Physical and Occupational Therapy Nearly 5 million people in the United States have fibromyalgia, a chronic condition causing widespread pain, fatigue, and cognitive issues. It can be difficult to manage and can severely impact quality of life. The best treatment plans combine exercise, modalities and education, as experts in all three, physical therapists and occupational therapists are the perfect practitioners to help! Exercise Currently, recommenda...
Posted on 2023-04-09
Home Exercises Magnify Your Investment in Your Health
Completing Your Home Exercises Magnifies Effects of Your Physical Therapist's Care If you've been to physical therapy, you likely received a home exercise program. Research says that if you do your home exercise program, you'll have a significantly better chance of meeting your goals and feeling better. Not doing your program increases the risk of recurrent injury or flare-ups with less positive outcomes long term. Unfortunately, even though they're important, adherence to home exercise program...
Posted on 2022-06-05
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
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