With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team of experts you have in place and see if there are any improvements you could make. You probably have a family doctor, dentist, and optometrist. Maybe you have some specialist physicians, a trainer,
Category: Pain Free
This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short
Did you know that you can get treatment from a physical therapist without a referral from your doctor? This is known Direct Access and it allows you to get the right physical therapy care at the right time. For patients who experience pain and injury, Direct Access has been shown to save a substantial amount
We wanted to send out a quick message to our current and past patients to let you know we are thinking about you during this difficult time. Stay safe and healthy and we hope to see you all again in the clinic soon.
Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.
Physical therapy is an extremely beneficial kind of treatment that offers solutions to many of the most common types of pain. The problem? Most people don’t realize the benefits of physical therapy, or even know that the pain they’re experiencing can be alleviated by seeing a physical therapist! Read the list below. If you’re experiencing
Congratulations to Mark Andersen-Nissen, Joshua Orton, Kelsy Rayl, and Dan Stoot for becoming Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapists (COMT) this month! This certification emphasizes clinical decision-making, advanced orthopedic clinical practice, advanced assessment and treatment techniques, and effective treatment progression. PTIS believes that by investing in ongoing education for our therapists we can provide better outcomes and
Nutrition plays a crucial role in preventing and eliminating pain and inflammation in the body. It’s important to understand what pain and inflammation are, the causes and symptoms, and how both nutrition and physical therapy can help. If you’re experiencing pain and inflammation in your joints, the cause could be more obvious than you think.