In recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, our Silver Spring physical therapists discuss the important role that therapists can play in managing symptoms

June 12, 2019

silver spring physical therapists alzheimer's awareness month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and as with every other year, it presents an opportunity to hold a conversation and educate the public about why Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are considered a major public health issue.  So whether you know someone affected by these conditions or are simply interested in learning more, […]

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Physical therapy is an essential part of stroke rehabilitation in Hyattsville

May 28, 2019

stroke rehabilitation in hyattsville

A stroke is a life-changing event that can often lead to a number of long-term disabilities, but this does not mean that its effects on the body and mind are irreversible. Following a stroke, all patient should undergo a comprehensive rehabilitation program created by various medical professionals, and one of the most important components of […]

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Our Laurel physical therapists urge you to be careful when exercising in the sun to avoid heat-related complications

May 22, 2019

Laurel physical therapists outdoor exercise safety

Summer may not officially begin for nearly another month, but the recent stretch of weather in Maryland has certainly felt like it and ramped up excitement in the process. When extremely warm or hot weather does eventually arrive, it drives many to stay indoors to savor the cool confines of air conditioning.  For others, the high […]

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Thinking about becoming a runner? Our Glenn Dale physical therapists can guide you in the right direction as you get started

April 26, 2019

glenn dale physical therapists first time runners

With flowers of all sorts coming into full bloom, the sun staying out long after the workday is done, and the temperature often “just right” for being outside, spring is the perfect time to take advantage and become more active. If you’ve been considering an entry into running and have put it off far too […]

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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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