Germs are inevitable and can be very dangerous, causing a wide range of infectious diseases. While some people go to the extremes to avoid germs, most people do the bare minimum to be careful. The fact of the matter is we cannot escape germs, all we can do is our part to maintain good hygiene in hopes of killing off those pesky disease causing organisms.
For years we have seen increasing trends of large corporate hospitals and medical facilities coming into an area and poaching patients from private practice offices. You hear words like state of the art or out of the box to describe these huge facilities. They sell you on the notion that because they are bigger and have more bells and whistles they provide better care. I am here to tell you THEY’RE WRONG! Below you will find at list of a few of the many reasons why you should be looking at a private practice first before stepping foot into a corporate run facility.
Women's Health: Don't Be Embarrassed, You're Not Alone! DID YOU KNOW? Of the 25 million adult Americans suffering from conditions such as urinary incontinence, 75-80% of them are women. Often only about 50% of those women even report their symptoms. Many women mistakenly believe it is just a part of normal [...]
Technology: It's All Fun And Games Until It's Not Let's face it we live in a world that is now ruled by technology. Whether you use it for your job or as a form of entertainment our lives can be controlled by devices that fit in the palms of our hands. [...]
Facility Fees: Understanding The Hidden Charges Did you know that where you see your doctor can affect the charges you pay for your visit? We live in a time where health care costs are through the roof due to higher deductibles and co-pays. With the increase in health care costs, patients [...]
Sciatica: Understanding the Symptoms, Misconceptions and How Physical Therapy can Help Sciatica refers to pain along the sciatic nerve. This most commonly occurs when a herniated disc, bone spur or spinal stenosis compresses part of the nerve. The pain typically starts in your lower back, through your hips and down through [...]
Back Pain: A Comprehensive Guide to Detection and Recovery Through Physical Therapy Each year, millions of Americans experience back pain that ranges in severity from mildly annoying to debilitating. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke estimates that 80 percent of the population suffers from back pain at some point in their life [...]
What Is Considered Chronic Pain & How Do You Find Relief? Pain in various parts of the body impacts a majority of adults at some point in their life. Back pain alone affects 50 to 80 percent of Americans. In most instances, pain resolves in a short period of time ranging from a few days [...]
Dry needling has become a sought-after and trusted way to help release some types of pain to augment other physical therapy modalities and exercises. During a dry needling session, a trained therapist uses the same type of very small needle used by acupuncture technologists. The therapist identifies an area where pain is originating, known as [...]
Knee pain can sideline a patient, whether caused by overuse, injury or surgical intervention. Knee injuries are among the most common suffered by athletes, and knee replacement surgery is one of the most frequently performed joint replacement surgeries conducted by orthopedic surgeons. Physical therapy can greatly help patients suffering from knee pain, regardless of its [...]