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Don’t Make Your Knee The Victim

By Shawn VanderBrook, PT, DPT, OCS I am going to start this off with a simple, yet profound statement about the knee joint and how it works. Ready? The knee is the victim of the foot and hip. These wise words from a patient’s professor sum up my philosophy of how best...

Graston Technique

By Laura L. Jacobs, DPT Have you ever had a nagging ache, pain, or tightness that hangs around too long and keeps you from enjoying life? Physical therapists use many different techniques and tools to help people return to normal pain-free function: Land or aquatic...

Functional Training is for Everyone

By Bob Gorinski, DPT One of my favorite pastimes as a boy was turning over rocks in the various creeks and woodland streams near my home in southwestern Pennsylvania. I was in search of salamanders, crayfish, frogs and any other treasures that inhabited those areas. I...

Stress and Relaxation

By Rachel Wilson Do you often feel rushed, overwhelmed, or unfocused? Perhaps you have felt that there are not enough hours in your day or energy in your system to accomplish everything on your to do list. For many people, these feelings are all too familiar and may...

Headaches – How Does Chiropractic Work?

By Dr. Michael Bennese Headaches are a common complaint at chiropractic clinics. Some causes are unknown but others are more readily categorized. Vascular headaches, such as migraine and cluster headaches, arise from causes related to blood vessels. Vascular headaches...

The Healing Environment of Water

By Rich Harris, MSc, CSCS, PTA, CES, CSAC Aquatic therapy has tremendous rehabilitative potential for individuals of all ages, ranging from the treatment of acute injuries to overall health maintenance of many chronic diseases. Water therapy has been proven effective...