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 […]
Overall very pleased with the results of the rehab. All aspects exceeded my expectations although I had high doubts this would alleviate my pain.
Very professional and kind people who answered each question I had throughout the Low Back Program
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!
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.
I was really pleased with the service at AthletePlus. The staff is professional and helpful. I felt comfortable asking any questions about the therapy and anything related to my injury. I felt at ease getting advice on how to adapt the routines so I could do them at home. Overall, I would recommend them to anyone.
Great place for rehab. I will let everyone know who needs rehab to come out and see there great facility. Thanks a lot for all your help!!!!!!
Very helpful! It gave me the ability to return to my sport as soon as possible.
I feel that I have gotten stronger and I have learned what me weak areas are. I also think that I have learned some things that I need to avoid.
My experience at AthletePlus, was the best. They helped me be more flexible and a strengthening my hip.
Excellent therapist with great skills and very knowledgeable in the field. I would highly recommend him for therapy to patients of any age. I am now playing golf again without back pain.