Jaw pain is more common than you may think, and our Laurel physical therapists can address it with a comprehensive treatment program

July 23, 2018

laurel physical therapists jaw pain

Pain can develop just about anywhere in your body, and the results can cause problems, regardless of the location. The jaw is one region that doesn’t get discussed as often as more common injury sites like the knees or the neck, but disorders of the jaw are actually more prevalent than you may think. These […]

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We offer comprehensive worker’s compensation and rehabilitation services in Laurel, Hyattsville and Glenn Dale/Bowie

July 13, 2018

Work hardening

Getting injured on the job and being unable to work as a result can be a troubling experience. Coping with the injury is challenging in and of itself, but when it keeps you from carrying out your profession, the blow tends to be even more severe. For most individuals who face this predicament, the goal […]

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Prevent pain in Glenn Dale from progressing any further with annual physical therapy check-ups

June 21, 2018

pain in Glenn Dale annual checkup

We all know that annual check-ups are a necessary ingredient to achieving and maintaining optimal health. We’re told to have our teeth checked at the dentist twice a year, our eyes checked at the optometrist/ophthalmologist every year or two, and essentially our organs and organ systems checked at the primary care doctor once a year. […]

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Our Bowie physical therapists encourage you to get active in the water this summer to improve fitness and alleviate pain

June 12, 2018

Bowie physical therapists aquatic exercise

Summer is practically here, and that means most outdoor pools are opening up soon if they haven’t already done so. For many of us, time spent in a pool may be seen as a chance to relax and unwind with your friends and family, especially if you have a pool of your own at home. […]

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For knee replacement surgery, physical therapy in Laurel is the best way to improve your chances for a successful outcome

May 31, 2018

physical therapy in laurel knee replacement

No matter your size, profession or physical activity level, your knees take on a great deal of impact just moving about throughout the day. But for those involved in sports that include lots of running, jumping and cutting, or for overweight and obese individuals, the amount of pressure and resulting damage on the knees is […]

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Our Hyattsville physical therapists recommend getting active outdoors any chance you can, even if it’s a bit wet

May 18, 2018

hyattsville physical therapists spring exercise

Sure, it may be difficult to see beyond the rain that has been drenching Maryland and a good portion of the East Coast lately, but one fact still remains true: warm weather is here and more is on the way! While the regular rainfall may seem to be a setback for those of you who […]

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Our Glenn Dale physical therapists discuss the potential role of medical marijuana in managing pain

April 27, 2018

glenn dale physical therapists medical marijuana

The reputation surrounding marijuana is currently undergoing some changes. Once considered a drug primarily associated with a certain fringe demographic, it is now inching closer and closer to the mainstream. This is largely the result of the legal status of marijuana, as it’s becoming far less regulated and more accessible to individuals with medical needs. […]

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Spending too much time on your smartphone? Be aware of what it could be doing to your neck, our Bowie physical therapists warn

April 5, 2018

Bowie physical therapists text neck

Do you find yourself whipping out your smartphone any time you have a few spare minutes to kill, whether that be on line at the grocery store or while sitting in a doctor’s waiting room? Do you get most of your news from the glowing screen of your phone or tablet, occasionally finding yourself locked […]

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Your Laurel physical therapy program can start as soon as the day of surgery to ensure a complete recovery

March 21, 2018

Laurel physical therapy postop rehab

The decision to have surgery for an injury is usually a difficult one that requires careful evaluation of several important factors. For most people, the decision is only reached after pursuing many other treatment pathways and still not improving, or if the injury is severe enough that non-surgical methods will not be sufficient. Once the […]

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Tendinitis vs. tendinosis: it’s important to understand which condition may be causing your tendon pain in Hyattsville

March 14, 2018

tendon pain in hyattsville

Tendons are thick bands of flexible tissue made of collagen that connect muscles to bones. There are about 4,000 tendons in the human body, and they range in size from the tiny tendons within the fingers to the massive Achilles tendon connecting your calf muscle to your heel. When pain develops in one of these […]

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