Telehealth For Physical Therapy is Here!

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wright Physical Therapy is excited to now offer Telehealth services to our patients! As a reminder, we are diligently following all CDC guidelines inside each of our clinics to keep our team and patients safe and all of our clinics remain open. Treatment inside the clinic remains…

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Your Health is Our Top Priority

YOUR HEALTH IS OUR TOP PRIORITY Last Updated: August 20th 2020   Wright Physical Therapy is here to assist in keeping people healthy; physical and occupational therapists are essential in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. We play a key role in keeping people we can help out of physician offices and hospitals. This…

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Ankle Sprains and Physical Therapy

someone spraining their ankle while exercising

What is considered an ankle sprain? Sprained ankles are a common injury. Ankle sprains may be caused by falling, sudden twisting of the ankle, or stepping on an uneven surface. One of the most common ankle injuries is a lateral ankle sprain. Causes of an ankle sprain Understanding the risk factors of spraining your ankle…

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Older is Better: Strength Training for the Aging

Aging adults often attribute their aches, pains, and illnesses to “getting too old”.  Age can be used altogether too much as a crutch to avoid exercise and activity. When it comes to health in general, the aging individual has so much upside to focusing on wellness in their lifestyle. A regular exercise program can improve quality of…

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Low Back Pain – A Powerful Guide

ALL TOO COMMON OCCURRENCE Daily, we see patients who are concerned about the course they should take to heal their back pain. They clump their low back pathology with every horror story they have encountered through the years. They receive advice or tips that can sometimes be ineffective or misleading, causing confusion and fear about…

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Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT)

WHAT IS MDT? MDT is an acronym that represents “mechanical diagnosis and treatment”. It is often referred to in orthopedic physical medicine literature. MDT therapy is a specific assessment and treatment algorithm that uses coordinated movement patterns to classify and improve mechanical derangements and dysfunctions. Mechanical pathologies account for ~80% of orthopedic conditions. Examples of…

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Sports-Related Concussions

Brain in football helmet to represent a Sports concussions

What are sports-related concussions (SRC)? Sports-related concussions are a common sports injury and may be caused by either a direct blow to the head, face, or neck with an impulsive force transmitted to the head. It may result in neuropathological changes and result in a disturbance in the brain’s equilibrium. Expert medical panels have identified the…

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