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Recovering from Pregnancy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Recovering from Pregnancy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

 Pregnancy and childbirth are among the most amazing life events. Carrying and nourishing a baby for 9 months is a wonderful and fulfilling experience. For women, while it is extraordinary, it can be overwhelming at the same time.    For one, it can take a...

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Benefits for Women

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Benefits for Women

The pelvic floor is composed of muscles that help in supporting the reproductive and urinary tracts. It is responsible for controlling bladder and bowel functions. The pelvic floor muscles hold the urinary and reproductive organs in place, together with the tendons...

Pilates and Physical Therapy: 5 Myths and Misconceptions

Pilates and Physical Therapy: 5 Myths and Misconceptions

Pilates is a type of physical fitness exercise that was started by a German named Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century. Naming the approach after him and referring to it as “Contrology”, it involves movements that are controlled, which improves the body’s...

7 Things Your PT Wants You to Know About Pain After Therapy

7 Things Your PT Wants You to Know About Pain After Therapy

When one experiences physical pain due to a medical condition or an injury, physical therapy is one of the most recommended forms of treatment. Depending on the type of illness or severity of the injury, physical therapy can be done, either as complementing treatment,...

Should Physical Therapy Be Painful?

Should Physical Therapy Be Painful?

One of the most common questions, as well as hesitation, of patients getting physical therapy for their ailment is their fear of pain. They think that the exercises or procedures done during physical therapy will cause and push beyond their limits. The idea of having...

How Can You Tell If Physical Therapy Is Working?

How Can You Tell If Physical Therapy Is Working?

Physical therapy intends to rehabilitate and restore normal physical functions post-injury or when suffering from a medical condition that affects movements. It should help a patient to feel and return “back to normal” -- prior to experiencing the pain and issues. The...

Soreness and Pain: What’s the Difference?

No matter how frequently you visit the gym or how regularly you exercise, you are still vulnerable to muscle pain and soreness after. Most of the time, people think that their muscles become sore after working out because the exercises are working for their bodies. In...

TeleHealth Physical Therapy – PT Everywhere!

A message came into @dockristianpt’s Instagram account around 3:44am on Thursday. The question came from someone who was experiencing a lot of pain: “Hey, how are you? I have a medical question. Last evening I just moved my head a bit and felt sharp pain through the...

Physical Therapy For Pain

Physical Therapy For Pain

Most of us experience pain from time to time and this can often be the case after playing a competitive sports game, cleaning up the house, or waking up on the wrong side of the bed. Generally, pain falls into two categories, acute or chronic. Acute pain is resolved...

Things You Need to Know about Pelvic Floor Disorder (PFD)

Things You Need to Know about Pelvic Floor Disorder (PFD)

In this modern era, it’s safe to say that a lot of us are open to new ideas and perspectives. No matter how open we are, there are still those who shy away from discussing health matters that they feel will embarrass them- one of them is Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD). ...