World Osteoporosis Day

Every year, World Osteoporosis Day falls on October 20th. This is a day dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Around the world, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men are at … Continue reading

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

When thinking of therapy, there are many different types for specific needs. Two therapies that can often be mistook for one another are Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Both Physical Therapists (PTs) and Occupational Therapists (OTs) have an extensive knowledge … Continue reading

Types of Physical Therapy Products

Have you ever been to a Physical Therapist? You’ll notice in your therapist’s office many different types of physical therapy products. Each with its own purpose. Physical therapists use a variety of techniques and products to help their patients rehabilitate … Continue reading

National Physical Therapy Month

In addition to National Chiropractic Month, October is known for National Physical Therapy Month. During this month, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) strives to raise awareness about the risks of opioids and promotes safe and effective alternatives for pain … Continue reading

Chiropractic Treatments

Chiropractors use many different treatments in order to help heal their patients and these techniques have many beneficial characteristics. Some treatments include: Massage Therapy, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Ultrasound and Hydrotherapy. Below we briefly outline what these chiropractic treatments … Continue reading

National Chiropractic Health Month

Every October is National Chiropractic Health Month. This month centers around the chiropractic field encouraging patients to start with safer, effective and conservative options for pain before moving on to riskier treatments. This year, National Chiropractic Health Month is focused … Continue reading

Using Moist Heat Therapy

Heat therapy or thermotherapy can be used for many different reasons. It can help sooth aches and pains by reducing muscle stiffness and discomfort. There are actually two kinds of heat therapy: moist and dry. The two are both beneficial … Continue reading

Benefits of Heat Therapy

Heat therapy, also known as thermotherapy, is the use of heat in treatment. Applying heat to an area increases the blood flow, bringing along proteins and oxygen. The overall benefits of heat therapy are very prevalent.  This therapy method is … Continue reading

Cold Therapy Products

Cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, is a popular form of treatment for acute injuries. The method works to reduce swelling by cooling the skin, narrowing the blood vessels in the underlying tissues, and thereby restricting blood flow to the … Continue reading

Treating Injuries with Cold Compression Therapy

What is one thing sports injuries, overtraining, or accidental injuries have in common? They often heal faster with cold compression therapy. Cold therapy is commonly used to treat acute injuries. Cold temperatures narrow blood vessels which reduces blood flow to … Continue reading