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Minimizing Opioid Use Through Physical Therapy

In response to the growing opioid crisis, the CDC has established opioid prescription guidelines (as of March 2016) with hopes to lower the number of opioid abuse related deaths across the country. According to the CDC,...

3 Ways Wright Physical Therapy Can Serve You During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 Ways Wright Physical Therapy Can Serve You During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Our commitment remains to getting to the root of your pain now! We know our community members are making sacrifices daily and putting many...

How Can Physical Therapy Help to Flatten the Curve of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

How can Physical Therapy Help Flatten the Curve of the COVID-19 Pandemic? According to Dr. Matos, an expert in biologic surety and the management of select agent programs at federal facilities: “Physical therapists are essential in...

Lateral Ankle Sprains and Physical Therapy

Lateral Ankle Sprains and Physical Therapy An ankle sprain can be defined as a partial or complete tear of the ligaments that support the structure of the ankle. Ankle sprains may be caused by falling, sudden...

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...

Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) – What is MDT?

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 is a specific assessment and treatment algorithm that...

Blood Flow Restriction

WHAT IS BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION (BFR)? Blood Flow Restriction training (BFR) was first introduced in 1966, originally popularized as “Kaatsu training” before taking the general name of BFR. It was primarily used among powerlifters and bodybuilders...

Knee Extension After A Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)

Knee Extension After A Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)     Total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) are among the most common orthopedic procedures performed in the United States. In the U.S., approximately 700,000 TKAs are performed annually.1 Considering...

Headaches Explained

UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY OF HEADACHES Headaches are generally classified in one of six major categories that include sinus, cluster, tension, migraine, TMJ and cervicogenic (neck) type headaches. Mechanical Physical Therapy is particularly successful at treating cervicogenic...

What is Dry Needling?

WHAT IS DRY NEEDLING? Dry needling is a skilled intervention that creates a systemic response for the management of chronic and acute neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments. Dry needling utilizes sterile, single-use, thin filiform needles to...