Top 6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

October is National Physical Therapy month, a time when physical therapists not only celebrate their profession, but also educate others about the role physical therapy plays in improving the health and vitality of their patients … and of health care in general.  While a physical therapist’s roles are both broad and diverse, several misconceptions still exist about what physical therapy is, what it […]

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger.  It’s in this spirit that we share some holiday giving suggestions that offer a more healthful return than simply writing a check.  After all, as physical therapists, it’s our goal to improve lives and the community by helping people move better and live healthier, more active lives.  It’s based […]

Physical Therapy Successful in Removing Weight-Loss Barriers

Weight loss is one of the top New Year’s Resolutions made by Americans each year, according to multiple sources.  Yet, studies conclude that only 8 percent of people actually achieve their annual goals, including those who seek to live healthier, more active lives.  While many point to their busy lives and the lack of personal willpower as the reasons behind this bleak statistic, sometimes functional limitations […]

Physical Therapy Successful in Removing Weight-Loss Barriers

Weight loss is one of the top New Year’s Resolutions made by Americans each year, according to multiple sources.  Yet, studies conclude that only 8 percent of people actually achieve their annual goals, including those who seek to live healthier, more active lives.  While some many point to their busy lives and the lack of personal willpower as the reasons behind this bleak statistic, sometimes functional limitations […]