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Treatment Techniques

Since we practice a lot of Active Release Technique (ART) in our facility, with many of our manual therapy providers and acupuncturists being trained in the technique, we often field the question "what is the difference between ART and PT?"     Physical Therapy or Active Release Technique?   Any physical therapist could become trained in ART, but many physical therapists have a more generalized...

This post will highlight the role that exercise has on reducing the risk of injury. And although any form of exercise, including walking and jogging, is sufficient to get a positive effect, using the expertise, education, and experience of a trainer can efficiently get you the maximum benefit out of every session.           Exercise to Reduce the Risk of Injuries   Injuries are unfortunately...

  One of the fundamental services that I provide with my clients, both injured and uninjured, is massage, and I would like to outline some key points behind this modality and why it might be appropriate for you.     What is massage?   Massage is a very broad term and has many different guises. To put a scientific definition to it, "the systematic manipulation of...

  When I think of bones, I usually think of skeletons at Halloween, not the bones that are carrying me around all day. Many of us walk around without taking much time to think about what our bones do for us. Without them, we’d be living the life of an earthworm squirming our way through the world...