For Foot Health Awareness Month, our Bowie physical therapists offer some ideas to help you stay active when dealing with foot pain

April 9, 2019

bowie physical therapists foot health

April is Foot Health Awareness Month, which should give us all a chance to look down and give our feet the attention they deserve. The fact is, your feet usually do a pretty good job of supporting your body and getting you where you need to go, and you probably don’t think about them much […]

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Silver Spring physical therapy before surgery will help to ensure a positive recovery

March 25, 2019

silver spring physical therapy prehabilitation

Surgery or physical therapy? Physical therapy or surgery? You often hear the two presented as a split choice in which either one or the other should be used to treat an injury or medical condition. While this is a common decision to be made, the two can actually work together as well, especially when it […]

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In recognition of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, our Hyattsville physical therapists discuss the condition’s impact on patients and what we can do to help

March 14, 2019

hyattsville physical therapists ms awarness month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign that focuses on building greater awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS) and the MS community throughout the world. Many people have heard about MS but may not really know exactly what it is or what it’s like to deal with the condition on a daily […]

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A course of Laurel physical therapy may be the solution you’re seeking for arthritis

March 1, 2019

Laurel physical therapy arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions responsible for pain and a leading cause of disability in the U.S. Although it comes in many forms and affects everyone differently, arthritis typically leads to stiff and painful joints, which restricts patients’ ability to move normally. As a result, many patients reduce or limit the amount […]

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In honor of American Heart Month, our Glenn Dale physical therapists encourage you to move more to improve your heart health

February 12, 2019

glann dale physical therapists heart month

February is American Heart Month, and the goal of the month-long campaign is to increase awareness on the importance of good heart health and the dangers of heart disease. Through efforts like these, there has been some significant progress in properly identifying and treating heart disease, and millions of Americans now live healthier, longer lives […]

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If you get injured at work, a course of physical therapy in Bowie will put you on the quickest path to a safe return

January 23, 2019

physical therapy in bowie workplace injuries

All jobs come with a certain degree of risk for injury, although this risk is far greater in some jobs (like construction and manufacturing) than others (like desk jobs). If you happen to sustain an injury on the job that prevents you from working for an extended period of time, the aftermath is often troubling. […]

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Our new Silver Spring clinic offers dry needling to help manage your pain

January 16, 2019

silver spring dry needling

There’s a fairly new trend that has been growing in popularity in the field of physical therapy that you may have heard or read about. The practice is called dry needling, which consists of applying very thin needles to specific locations in the body to alleviate pain. As an emerging treatment, the use of dry […]

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Our Hyattsville physical therapists offer some of the most effective strategies to avoid winter weight gain this year

January 9, 2019

Hyattsville physical therapists winter weight gain

Christmas and New Year’s celebrations may be over, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re out of the clear just yet. While the regular parties, abundance of food, and often-unhealthy habits of the holiday season are all frequently associated with gaining weight, it can also be seen as just the start of a difficult few months. […]

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Shovel smart, shovel safe, and avoid a trip to our Laurel physical therapy clinic this winter

December 27, 2018

Laurel physical therapy clinic shoveling

It’s only a matter of time now. Winter has just officially begun, and with it, sooner or later, will come the snow. What type of winter we’ll have and how much snow the state of Maryland will see is anyone’s guess, but it’s always safe to expect a few good-sized storms before spring arrives. And […]

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If you’re dealing with long-term pain that is not improving, physical therapy in Silver Spring is a far better option than medications

December 3, 2018

pysical therapy in silver spring chronic pain

No matter how hard you try, pain is an unavoidable part of life, whether it may be the rolling of an ankle or sore neck from sleeping on it wrong. When you do experience pain, though, you should remember that it’s usually supposed to be helpful. Pain is the body’s way of letting you know […]

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