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You need a treatment with the Fluidotherapy® Double Extremity Unit – the only name in dry heat therapy. • So how does this work? Fluidotherapy is a dry thermal physical agent that transfers its energy (i.e. heat) to soft tissues by forced convection. “Evidence-Based Guide to Therapeutic Physical Agents”. • What is forced convection? It is […]
When should I stop exercising if I have pain? “I have back pain with exercise, so I better not do anything. If I try to exercise, the back pain gets worse. I better just stay in bed since it hurts.” We hear these comments all the time. How do you know when to keep going or when to stop […]
HealthyPoints Heelys have 1-2 wheels in the heel so kids use their shoes as skates. Protective gear is recommended, but not practical. Fall on an outstretched hand is most common injury. If you see a kid rolling by with one heel up and he or she is just wearing tennis shoes, they are probably wearing […]
When is Ice Not Cool? Ice can be harmful to some individuals with certain medical conditions. There may be exceptions where your doctor or therapist will allow a minimum amount of ice, but consult your own doctor. When is using ice not recommended? Although ice is recommended for acute injuries, caution should be taken for […]
When to Buy New Shoes? Important PointsDepending on your activity level, the recommendations on when to buy new running shoes varies.A physical therapist or specialized shoe store can assist you with this decision. Type of Shoe Activity Level Time for New Shoes Walking Shoes Walk 10-15 miles a week Every 4-6 months or 350-550 miles Running […]
Help Me Buy the Best Athletic Shoes Do not choose your shoe just based on name brand or looksImportant PointsThere are many things to look at including type of foot, past injuries, and activity. Running shoes last 4-6 months or 350-550 miles A physical therapist or specialized shoe store can assist in picking the right shoes. Help Me […]
Help Me Buy Children’s Shoes Quick points to assist parents: It is important to have the proper shoe as a child’s foot develops. A physical therapist may be needed to evaluate for orthotics. Parents often lament the high cost of children’s shoes. If you think about it, though, your kids walk and run hundreds of miles […]
Over 2 million people have this condition. A thorough physical therapy evaluation following a visit to your physician is vital for successful treatment. Many physical therapy treatments have shown success and surgery is the last option. There are many causes of plantar fasciitis listed below. What is plantar fasciitis? The term “-itis” usually means inflammation. Arthritis meaning […]
I guess my opinion on crocs will have to change. Besides thinking they are not “cool”, I felt they could not be good for my feet. They looked like those “jelly shoes” from the past , with no support for your feet. But numerous articles have praised the Crocs for their ability to decrease foot […]
Are these better on my knees and back as far as decreasing the wear and tear on my body?… We have proven in our other article that wearing high-heeled shoes may increase the chance of having OA for women (See Is it Better to Look Good or to Feel Good?) Women and shoes are a touchy subject. […]
Excellent…no problems….they worked with me on scheduling which was very important to me
I feel 100% better than when I arrived. Great Staff , Good program , Thanks for getting me back on track.
Exceptional will be my word. First thing that comes in my mind.
Excellent. I’ve been to three other physical therapy facilities over the years, this is by far the best in terms of the specialized equipment and level of custom and personal care. The results I’ve had have far surpassed what I achieved at the other physical therapy facilities. I would highly recommend to anyone! All of you have been wonderful, and I am grateful for the improvement I’ve shown! Office experience has improved dramatically since Alicia joined AtheletePlus. Give everyone bonuses! 🙂
i have improveed a lot. All the exercises ans therapy did a lot of good. Every one here were so helpful and explained everything very well. Rate it 10/10.
Great. Open late so I didn’t have to work a lot of work. Physical Therapist were easy to work with and very friendly.
great experience! Met some new friends and i got to learn so much from just watching you guys work. i’m a visual learner so yeah. i have helped some other people with knee injuries because i learned so much. maybe thats why i kept asking so many questions RODNEY!!!!
Fantastic. I came in with back pain and what I would have thought was major back instability. I think my results have been more than I could have ever imagined. My back pain is usually a zero now and I am not afraid to get back to the things that I want to do. The staff is great. Every person gives you what you need, they can all answer any questions you may have. Would it be weird to say I am going to miss this place!
It was really good, they help me recover faster then I thought. Definite 10/10. * Update: This patient recently set a school record in 400 m in track in 2016
i connected with the staff. i had fun and I am glad i dont have to get surgery.