Blog Posts - Physical Therapy



Pediatric Physical Therapy 5th Edition

  Pediatric Physical Therapy 5th Edition Prepare your students for physical therapy practice with this up-to-date and accessible introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examinat...
by booksmedicos on Aug 22, 2016

How to relieve back pain with heat and cold physical therapy

How to relieve back pain with heat and cold physical therapy – Your friends are happy to give you advice on how best to treat your sore back. Some advocate the use of heat to the evil in the upper back (with a hair dryer), another advocate for...
by Global Health on Jul 25, 2016

Stop Complaining & Start Working

Hi everyone. Our mental attitude affects everything. I know that’s a common sense statement, but it makes for a great opening line. Many people, with or without realizing it, are in a permanent state of complaining. Everything is fatalistic, no...
by Booktoots' Healing on Jul 19, 2016

Stop Complaining & Get To Work

Hi everyone. Our mental attitude affects everything. I know that’s a common sense statement, but it makes for a great opening line. Many people, with or without realizing it, are in a permanent state of complaining. Everything is fatalistic, no...
by Booktoots' Healing on Jul 19, 2016

TKR Exercise Is Critical

Hi everyone! One of my readers sent me this article about the importance of exercising after a total knee replacement. I thought it was interesting and wanted to share it again. The powerful data never grows old… Exercise after knee replacemen...
by Booktoots' Healing on Jun 22, 2016

7 Ways to Speed Up Your Knee Replacement Recuperation

Hi my favorite readers. I have had quite a few readers approach me recently and inquire about ways to make the tkr recuperation easier. There is no simple approach, unfortunately. Sharing one of my more popular posts regarding this topic may help you...
by Booktoots' Healing on Jun 11, 2016

I shall be have been released

I've been sprung!No more trips to the hospital for PT … I thought tomorrow would be my last session, but we all agreed that I've made great progress and am motivated to continue on my own at home. So yay for that.Yesterday was quite the active day.
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Mar 30, 2016

Physical therapy is AWESOME

Except for the part where I'm stiff and sore at the end of the day.Like yesterday. But I know I wouldn't have made the progress I've made this last month or so without PT. I'm really glad the doctor offered to order it, and I'm even glad he waited un...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Mar 29, 2016

Here we are, nine weeks later

So physical therapy continues to be good, and I'm making real progress. My therapist bumped me up a pound on the ankle weight, from two to three, last Friday.Progress stopped for a day. Heh. Seriously, you wouldn't think one measly pound would k...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Mar 22, 2016

Finally … physical therapy

Another post-surgery update. It's been 8.5 weeks now, and I continue to make progress. Slower, now, than earlier in the process, but I occasionally surprise myself by doing something I couldn't do a week or two ago.Most folks begin physical therapy m...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Mar 17, 2016

Feeling the burn

Spring has sprung here in southern West Virginia, and as my mobility increases following my hip surgery, all I wanna do is have some fun be outside.My energy level and stamina are still an issue, and will be for a while – or so I've been told – s...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Mar 11, 2016

Resistance Bands: Use Them For Better Joint Health

Hi my favorite readers! Resistance bands are cheap, convenient, and beneficial for getting or maintaining knee functioning. I still use them, seven years post-tkr. They are an easy way to get a workout no matter where you are. Just put one or two in...
by Booktoots' Healing on Feb 1, 2016

Physical Therapy Over Opioids

The post Physical Therapy Over Opioids appeared first on Geaux to Physical Therapy℠. © Monique Serpas PT, DPT, OCS. All Rights Reserved. Opioid abuse and resulting drug addiction have become such an issue that presidential candidates are talking...
by Geaux to Physical Therapy on Jan 23, 2016

Help for Quadriplegics

Having a serious medical injury such as quadriplegia is certainly hard, so many of them often need help for quadriplegics. By definition, this condition causes the sufferer unable to functions their arms and legs. This is often caused by a severe inj...
by Start Grants on Jan 18, 2016

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

  Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy exa...
by booksmedicos on Jan 14, 2016

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine 2nd Edition

  Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine 2nd Edition Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical...
by booksmedicos on Oct 27, 2015

Body Maintenance

Today we talk about maintaining the body. There are two types of body maintenance: staying fit and preventing damage.
by Wing Chun on Oct 25, 2015

Ways To Use Resistance Bands For A TKR or Good Knee Health

Hi my favorite readers! Resistance bands are cheap, convenient, and beneficial for getting or maintaining knee functioning. I still use them, seven years post-tkr. They are an easy way to get a workout no matter where you are. Just put one or two in...
by Booktoots' Healing on Sep 15, 2015

Clever Yoga Balance Pad Review

FTC Disclosure: Product received at no charge in exchange for an honest review.Kalina posing on the balance pad.I have to admit, I've never tried a balance pad before for yoga or for physical therapy so I was a little skeptical about the benefits of...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Jul 22, 2015

Overview of Physical Therapy in Manhattan

Introduction Physical therapy is, in essence, a dynamic health care occupation that generally supports the restoration of maximum physical working of patients all through their life. Employing their technical expertise, medical awareness and skill-se...
by Health Blog on Jul 8, 2015


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