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 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 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.
Exceptional will be my word. First thing that comes in my mind.
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!
I started my physical therapy in a significant amount of pain. After a couple weeks I stopped taking pain medicine because I was experiencing so much relief from pain. The staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. Every visit was a positive experience.
it was good. everyone was very nice and helped me a lot with my ankles. thinks guys, I am feeling great!
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.
My experience at AthletePlus, was the best. They helped me be more flexible and a strengthening my hip.
a nice place everyone is nice to you here. they care about you a lot they want you to get better.
Great experience. Always felt motivated to work my hardest and knew that the therapists were truly caring about my recovery.
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.