Physical Therapy Postpartum

Blog Post: April 12th, 2021 By Abbi Mathis, Doctor of Physical Therapy Why is physical therapy important postpartum?The musculoskeletal changes that occur during pregnancy, such as the expansion of the belly to accommodate for the baby, happen automatically. Therefore, it is commonly assumed that following birth, the body will automatically return to it’s pre-pregnancy state. … Continued

Why am I Dizzy?

Blog Post: April 5th, 2021 By: Lindsay Bierbaum, Doctor of Physical Therapy Have you ever felt dizzy or lightheaded and wondered why? You aren’t the only one. Dizziness is a common symptom that we hear from many of our patients. Mayo Clinic states, “dizziness can range from fleeting faintness to a severe balance disorder that … Continued

Athletic Trainers: Wearers’ of Many Hats

Blog Post: March 22nd, 2021 By: Emelia Johnson, Certified Athletic Trainer Athletic trainers, not to be confused with personal trainers, are highly-qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals, who, under the direction of a physician, may provide services and treatment to clients. You can find us working in high schools, colleges and universities, law enforcement and military, … Continued

Why I Became a Physical Therapist

Blog Post: March 15th, 2021 By Micah Hayek, Doctor of Physical Therapy From hearing funny stories about my patient’s getting stuck in the snow with their dog to seeing a patient finally be able to reach far enough to tuck in their shirt behind their back, every week I have some experience that gives me … Continued

Preventing and Improving Back Pain

Blog Post: March 8th, 2021 By Doctor of Physical Therapy, Dani Weber Back pain is a common complaint among people of many ages and can happen for a variety of reasons. The majority of cases of back pain are not a result of structural damage to the bones or muscles, and do not require surgery … Continued

Defense Wins Championships: Covid-19 and Exercise

Blog Post: March 1st, 2021 By Jason Horras, Doctor of Physical Therapy It’s been said, “Offense wins games. Defense wins championships.” Regardless of your football philosophy, we want you defending the ultimate home territory, the territory of your body. There’s been a lot of talk about preventing the Covid-19 virus, but one area of prevention … Continued

Sleep Well to Work Well. Play Well. Live Well.

Blog Post: February 22nd, 2021 Emelia Johnson, Athletic Trainer, Certified (LAT/ATC) We all know we need to get sleep, but a question we often ask ourselves is “How do I get good sleep?” According to the National Sleep Foundation, there are 10 simple tips to improving your sleep so you can get on the right … Continued

What is Speech Therapy?

Blog Post: February 15th, 2021 Kelci Fett, Speech-Language Pathologist Speech therapy is more than just learning to say your ‘R’s”. We often think of speech therapy as a service for those who have a speech impairment, such as a child who has a lisp or a stutter. However, there is so much more to the … Continued

Improving Home Safety

Blog Post: February 8th, 2021 Clint Lutterman, Doctor of Physical Therapy “Improving Home Safety” Everyone wants to stay in their own home as long as possible, but there are certain activities that need to be done in order for that to happen. For many people with illness, injury, or age related changes, these activities become … Continued

I’m So Dizzy, My Head is Spinning!

Blog Post: January 25th, 2021 Dani Weber, Doctor of Physical Therapy “I’m So Dizzy My Head Is Spinning!”   You’ve heard these song lyrics, right?! Maybe I just aged myself, but either way, if you’ve ever dealt with dizziness you may know the feeling. If you google the word “dizzy,” you will see there is an … Continued