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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: Physical therapists are considered an essential critical workforce and Wright Physical Therapy recognizes we have a special responsibility to continue to serve our...

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...

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...

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...

Sports Related Concussion

Concussion in sports has become much more recognized, due in part to the media spotlight. In 2016 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 3.8 million concussions which equates to over 10,000 concussions daily. Many...

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...