Dry Needling (DN) is a very successful medical treatment which uses very thin needles without any medication (a dry needle) to achieve its aim. DN is used to treat pain and dysfunction caused by a wide range of musculoskeletal problems, sinus trouble, headaches, and some nerve problems. It is not the same as acupuncture. Acupuncture […]
AthletePlus prides itself on staying current on the latest technology that has been proven to help our patients and athletes. We are proud to announce the AthletePlus Recovery Zone which will provide professional recovery tools for athletes who want to train harder, recover faster, and perform better. Featuring: Normatec Recovery System – The Number 1 […]
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 Points Depending 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 […]
Help Me Buy the Best Athletic Shoes Do not choose your shoe just based on name brand or looks Important Points There 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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! … Read more
Overall a very positive experience. The staff has been very professional and have provided me with not just therapy, but a method to continue my work outside the center. All the exercises provided have been such that they can be integrated into my normal workout routine. This should allow me to work on any problems on my own in the future. I have been very pleased with the progress I made and with the program.
“Thank you Chris and the AthletePlus team for all your help in getting my knee back to “normal”. I can use it again with ease and no pain”
I am very pleased with my treatment here. Chris, Chad and Buena were very professional and knowledgeable about my injuries and were able to guide me through a process to help my recovery once I have surgery.
Excellent, Chris predicted 3 months of work and it was just at 3 months. I have great range of motion now in my shoulder. Chris and Rodney pushed me and the work paid off. Lindsi is always cheerful, helpful and sweet. x
Very enjoyable. Instruction was concise and focus on my injury was expertly addressed. Chris let me describe in detail my injury and built a program specific to treating my issue.
My experience at AthletePlus was very helpful in relieving my pain by increasing my strength and range of motion. Prior to receiving treatment, because of the pain, I was unable to sleep through the night. Now, I am able to resume normal sleep habits along with all other daily activities.
Very professional, kind people who answered each question I had throughout the program. The program was challenging, yet possible for someone with my injuries to complete. The E-Stim sessions seemed to help, also. I completed the exercises I was directed to do at home each day to strengthen my back.
I felt that the people and atmosphere were very supportive and helpful. I appreciated the patience and humor of the therapists. I would recommend Athlete Plus looking to get healthy.
It was amazing that I walked in with such pain and weakness that I thought I was going to be on disability and the next step was a wheelchair. After 18 weeks of work with the trainers, I feel that I have a new expectation that I can do anything.