Author Archives: Direct Physical Therapy LLP

About Direct Physical Therapy LLP

Direct Physical Therapy, LLP, was started by Scott L. Brown, PT, and Lance D. Cooper, PT in 2012. Our clinic is located in Ashland, Oregon and we provide quality, one on one treatment sessions.

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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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,...

read more

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...

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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...

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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 –...

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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...

read more

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...

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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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

read more

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...

read more

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 –...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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,...

read more

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...

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