12 TIPS FOR RUNNERS

For your body It’s always best to go to a specialty running store and go through their fitting process. As I always tell my patients, a good running store can “get you into the stadium but they can’t find your seat.” Meaning, never go somewhere that shows you only one pair.  You should always have … Read more

HEALTH INSURANCE: NOT THE ONLY OPTION?

In the world of medicine, there is no topic more frustrating, aggravating, and confusing as health insurance.  Every insurance company has more than one plan option and this information is rarely laid out in a way that is easy to understand.  Knowing what plan you have and what is actually covered is the first step … Read more

CHOOSE YOUR OWN PHYSICAL THERAPIST

So you just received a Physical Therapy referral from your healthcare provider. There is a lot of misinformation out there on just how much you, as the patient, may dictate where and what providers you see.  A prescription for Physical Therapy is just like a prescription for anti-inflammatories, you can fill it wherever you choose.  … Read more

PRE-OPERATIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY

Pre-operative PTPhysical Therapy is often only considered after an orthopedic surgery. However, there is mounting evidence pointing to the benefit of pre-operative Physical Therapy. In the case of an impending total knee replacement, recent studies have shown as little as 1 or 2 visits decrease post-operative care by 29%, or a cost savings to the … Read more