July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, offering a unique opportunity to educate and inform physical therapists about the various forms of juvenile arthritis and how to offer relief to your young patients.
New research confirms exercise is helpful in preventing cartilage damage caused by arthritis and is a beneficial treatment for arthritis management.
Virtual reality in healthcare for the treatment of patients after a stroke is a new recovery approach physical therapists can use.
With professional football playoffs in full swing, concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries are top of mind for many across the U.S.
It is important for physical therapists to be aware of the many disparities that exist for the LGBTQ community and engage appropriately with those patients.
As healthcare professionals, we intuitively know patient falls are a big issue for hospitals. So it's not surprising that hospital falls have become a hot topic during the past few years.
We have all heard about the growing opioid addiction problem in the U.S. as people seek to manage their chronic pain.
Many orthopedic and neurological problems are commonly known to be treated by physical therapists, such as low back pain, strokes and post-operative rehabilitation. However, one fairly common problem that affects one in four women is not openly discussed - pelvic dysfunction and incontinence.
As physical therapists, along with other rehabilitation professionals, we feel the services we provide always have our patients’ best interests at heart. But sometimes the efficacy of certain modalities comes into question in this age of research-supported treatment. In the August 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy [...]
Bracing has been an important adjunct to therapy interventions for decades, and the science behind bracing continues to advance. The scope and technology of the bio-mechanics has assisted in positive outcomes of patients from simple braces to multi-joint, hinged and assisted bracing. Proper support through bracing can greatly improve and [...]