Entries by Direct Physical Therapy LLP

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: •  Morning stiffness •  Swelling •  Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in […]

Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month. In order to help us celebrate this month of national recognition, it may be helpful to understand what a physical therapist does and how a physical therapist can help you achieve optimal health. All physical therapists are required to receive a graduate degree – either a master’s degree or […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

New Location

New Location Same Building Same Quality Care Direct Physical Therapy is open at a NEW location, Suite 2B – 108 E. Hersey Street effective July 1. The new location will provide a comfortable and private treatment setting with stellar views of Mt. Ashland. The new clinic is next door to the old location, so current […]

Gait Analysis

Gait is the way in which we move our whole body from one point to another. Most often, this is done by walking, although we may also run, skip, hop etc. Gait analysis is a method used to assess the way we walk or run to highlight biomechanical abnormalities.   What is Gait Analysis? A […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: • Morning stiffness • Swelling • Pain • Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: • Morning stiffness • Swelling • Pain • Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results […]

Gait Analysis

Gait is the way in which we move our whole body from one point to another. Most often, this is done by walking, although we may also run, skip, hop etc. Gait analysis is a method used to assess the way we walk or run to highlight biomechanical abnormalities. What is Gait Analysis? A professional, […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: • Morning stiffness • Swelling • Pain • Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

Who is at risk of falling? Anyone can fall, although the risk is higher in the elderly. This increased risk of falling may be the result of changes that come with aging or certain medical conditions. What can I do to lower my risk of falling? Most falls happen in the home. Consider the following […]

Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month.  In order to help us celebrate this month of national recognition, it may be helpful to understand what a physical therapist does and how a physical therapist can help you achieve optimal health. All physical therapists are required to receive a graduate degree – either a master’s degree or […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Gait Analysis

Gait is the way in which we move our whole body from one point to another.  Most often, this is done by walking, although we may also run, skip, hop, etc.  Gait analysis is a method used to assess the way we walk or run to highlight biomechanical abnormalities. What is Gait Analysis? A professional, […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Use of ART® to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease in […]

Lumbar Disc Injuries

  Of all the back injuries, few are as misunderstood as disc lesions. In the low back, there are five bones (vertebrae) with five discs in between the bones. These discs are made up two primary components: the fibrous (collagen) outer ring called the annulus fibrosus, and the soft fluid filled center called the nucleus […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Active Release Techniques® Helps Restore Pain Free Movement

What is Active Release Techniques®? Active Release Techniques® (commonly known as ART) is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.  ART is designed to restore motion, reduce pain, and improve strength to help people return to participating in daily activities […]

Direct Physical Therapy – USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS  by Lance Cooper Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: •  Morning stiffness •  Swelling •  Pain •  Decreased […]

The Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Physical Therapy

10.  Physical therapists can work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, private practices, home health agencies, schools, nursing homes, and even the Emergency Room. 9.  In addition to working in different settings, there are different types of physical therapy. These may include orthopedic, acute care, post-operative care, wound care, and neurologic […]

USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: Morning stiffness Swelling Pain Decreased range of motion In addition, the development of osteoarthritis results in a corresponding decrease […]

Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

Who is at risk of falling? Anyone can fall, although the risk is higher in the elderly. This increased risk of falling may be the result of changes that come with aging or certain medical conditions. What can I do to lower my risk of falling? Most falls happen in the home. Consider the following […]