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What is Electrical Stimulation (EStim)?

ELECTRICAL STIMULATION: Most often performed in outpatient orthopedic PT clinics for muscle re-education or pain control. The waveform, frequency and wavelength are different depending on the reason for using this modality. With neuromuscular estim (NMES) two...

5 Common Sport Injuries: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

What are the most common sports injuries? Sports injuries happen, and they usually occur when engaging in sports or exercise. Sports injuries can occur due to overtraining, lack of conditioning, and improper form or technique. Failing...

Snow Shoveling Techniques For Injury Prevention

Snow shoveling is known to be a common cause of soft tissue and low back injury. A staggering number of people each year are treated in emergency rooms and have medical emergencies due to improperly shoveling...

Why is Lifestyle Medicine Essential to Sustainable Health?

What is Lifestyle Medicine? Lifestyle medicine (defined by The American College of Lifestyle Medicine) is, “an evidence-based approach to preventing, treating, and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones – such as eating...

7 Myths about Falls at Home

​Winter often brings thoughts of preparation for nasty slippery weather. As health care professionals, these thoughts are accompanied by heightened concerns for accidents related to falls for the general public due to these weather conditions. Although...

Wright Physical Therapy’s Vivid Vision

At Wright Physical Therapy we are passionate about where we want to go as an organization, how we make that happen and changing as many lives as we can in the process. Our Vivid Vision is...

The Ergonomic Workstation

Having an ergonomic workstation means that your desk and the things on it are arranged in such a way, that they prevent injury and are well within reach and use. An ergonomic workstation also promotes good...

Heel Pain, Is It Really Plantar Fasciitis?

Heel Pain, Is It Really Plantar Fasciitis? By Reagan Ward, PT, DPT, OCS   Plantar fasciitis is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in the human foot, however, new research suggests that not every case...

20 Ideas to Help Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Look for the Helpers In the face of any crisis, people seek comfort. One of those small comforts has come to be Mr. Rogers’ famous advice to look for the helpers. “When I was a boy...

Back Pain Sufferers – You are not your MRI

GOOD NEWS FOR BACK PAIN SUFFERERS – YOU ARE NOT YOUR MRI Roughly 4 out of 5 people experience concerning back pain at some point in their lives. Being able to solve this pain and find...