Nearly one in 10 Americans struggle with shoulder impingement pain on a regular basis. This shoulder injury usually stems from poor shoulder posture habits and overuse during activities where the arms are above the head, which causes frequent pinching of the rotator cuff tendon. Shoulder impingement causes pain and reduces the range of motion in…

We use our hands constantly throughout the day. This may be by typing on your computer at work, cooking dinner for your family, doing sports, and much more. According to statistics found on InnerBody, each hand consists of 27 bones. That is a lot of bones to take care of! These bones support the muscles…

We all deal with some form of bodily pain, to one extent or another. Between daily movement, sports activities and simply growing older, our bodies are under a lot of stress throughout our lives. Often, the results are painful movement and difficulty performing daily functions. Physical therapists can play a vital role in assisting with…

Most insurance plans pay for physical therapy services that are medically necessary.  However, to make sure that your treatment will be covered, it is best to check with your health insurance provider to see if they require a referral from your primary physician.   If your insurance company does require a referral, consider talking with…

Does your child suffer from orthopedic injuries such as fractures or sprains? Do you have a child who is diagnosed with autism, developmental delays or sensory motor impairment? You can help your child gain function, strength and confidence through pediatric physical therapy. Physical therapy can appear overwhelming for children at first, but it doesn’t have…

When asked why they do what they do, the speech therapists at Care First Rehab all said the same things.  Donna Richmond, CF Supervisor and Speech Therapist, shared, “We find this career to be meaningful and challenging.  I enjoy the flexibility and independence due to the variety of work settings and patients.” The Top 10…

Many people have heard of occupational therapy, or OT, but do not understand what it is all about.  The American Occupational Therapy Association defines occupational therapy as “The therapeutic use of work, self-care, and play activities to increase development and prevent disability.  It may include adaptation of a task or environment to achieve maximum independence…

Occupational therapy doesn’t have to be a tedious process. When occupational therapy feels more like fun than therapy, you’re more likely to maintain focus on the task so that your fine motor skills actually progress toward your goals more efficiently. The American Occupational Therapy Association outlines some of those goals and provides some tips at www.aota.org.  We would like…

Years of research prove that massage therapy helps with more than just relaxation. But if you are just beginning massage therapy and haven’t had much experience, you might be wondering what to expect.   What is the purpose of a Therapeutic Massage? The benefit of a therapeutic massage comes from the purpose of the massage….

You never really appreciate how much your knees do until you have knee pain. Whether you have a knee injury from a sports accident, osteoarthritis, an ACL tear or MCL sprain—or even if you’ve had knee replacement surgery, knee physical therapy can help you decrease pain, improve range of motion and strengthen your knee—if you do it…

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