What to Know About Foam Rolling?
Jan. 15, 2018 -
Many of us have prescribed foam rolling as a technique for self-myofascial release (SMR), but understanding how it works in the body is important:
Should We Be Using Mechanical Traction For Cervical Radiculopathy?
Jan. 11, 2018 -
Gentle traction is often used on patients presenting with cervical radiculopathy, but what does the evidence say?
Could "Telerehabilitation" Be an Effective Way to Deliver Physical Therapy?
Jan. 09, 2018 -
In a new study published in the journal of Arthritis Care and Research, authors explored the possibility of using telephone- and internet-mediated service models for exercise therapy for patients s...
Delaying Or Avoiding ACL Reconstruction May Lead to Better Long-Term Outcomes
Jan. 04, 2018 -
A study published recently in the British Journal of Sport Medicine suggests that younger, active adults who sustain an ACL injury have better 5 year outcomes when exercise therapy is used with or ...
Using Stem Cells to Regrow Cartilage: Physiotherapy is the Key
Jan. 02, 2018 -
In an Andrews Institute clinical trial, primary investigator Adam Anz, MD, has found that regrowing cartilage in a joint can be successful--but the key to getting stem cells to differentiate into ...
Is Kinesiotape Effective for Injury Prevention?
Dec. 28, 2017 -
More and more therapists are using elastic therapeutic tape for injuries, but how effective is it at preventing injury?
Is "Functional Training" Really the Best Way to Rehabilitate Athletes?
Dec. 26, 2017 -
How would you define "functional" exercise? Is it really the best way to train athletes for sport?
Vigorous Activity Suggested for Delaying Parkinson's Progression
Dec. 21, 2017 -
A new study released this month in the JAMA Neurology journal demonstrates that vigorous, rather than moderate intensity activity, can delay the progression of Parkinson's disease symptoms. In an i...
Should We Discuss Nutrition With Our Patients?
Dec. 19, 2017 -
As physical therapists, are we missing an important aspect of holistic health by ignoring diet and nutrition education as a part of patient care?
Is Aerobic Exercise or Resistance Training More Important For Weight Loss in Older Adults?
Dec. 12, 2017 -
A new study published in the November issue of Obesity shows that as many of us already know, exercise in addition to caloric restriction is better for losing fat mass than caloric restriction alon...