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Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly Sep 19th, 2022

Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly  By: Brandi Kinard, PTA  Bowie Location  Falls are the number one fatal and nonfatal cause of injury within the age population of 65 years old and older. The most common injuries from falls are fractures and head injuries. A few factors contributing to falls...

What to Expect After a Knee Replacement Aug 31st, 2022

What to Expect After a Knee Replacement By: Brandi Kinard, PTA Bowie Location Having a recovery and rehabilitation plan is crucial for overall success following a knee replacement. Patients are spending less time in the hospital following knee replacements, typically ranging from 0-5 days. Roughly, patients are able to resume...

Is Exercise Medicine? Jul 18th, 2022

Is Exercise Medicine?  By: Brandi Kinard, PTA  Bowie Location The answer is simple... Yes! Exercise is medicine. But it is also so much more. Participating in regular exercise is beneficial for the mind, body, and general health.  When you exercise, your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with...

How to prevent knee pain during running Jun 17th, 2022

How to prevent knee pain during running By Rommer Dizon, PT Glen Burnie Location   Good weather has arrived!  It’s time to gear up and get a good run.  Spring and summer usually mean the season for running, but here in PTSMC, it also means a lot of ankle and...

Did you know Physical Therapy can help improve your balance? Apr 18th, 2022

Physical Therapy can help improve your balance By Pallavi Agawane, PT, MSPT Falls are very common in older adults. They have been the leading cause of wrist, hip, and shoulder fractures due to a fall in older adults. There are many causes of falls including underlying musculoskeletal conditions, neurological conditions,...

Alleviate Future Back Problem Jul 6th, 2021

Alleviate Future Back Problem By: Sohaila Mosaddegh PT, DPT, CEO Low back pain affects up to 80% of working age people at some time in their lives, though most will recover, low back pain can be recurring.and some people will continue to suffer from some degree of pain.In 85-90% of cases, the...

Tendonitis Of The Elbow Jun 16th, 2021

TENDONITIS OF THE ELBOW By: Sohaila Mosaddegh PT, DPT, CEO Elbow pain usually isn’t serious, but because you use your elbow in so many ways, elbow pain can definitely affect your life. Your elbow is a complex joint that allows you to extend and flex your forearm and rotate your...

Magic of Human Touch Jun 10th, 2021

Magic of Human Touch By: Rommer Dizon, PT A couple of weeks ago, for some reason, I was having mild fever and chills. This happened around 11 pm. I could not sleep and whenever I did fall asleep, I woke up feeling very cold. Yes, I’ve had my full vaccination since...

Therapy is Contagious Oct 27th, 2020

Therapy is Contagious By: Jennifer Gordon, MSPT, CLT Frank was determined to not repeat his earlier mistakes. He had a frustrating experience with Physical Therapy previously, and he wanted to be sure that he was choosing a place where he would both feel comfortable and have a successful outcome. Frank...

Physical Therapy and Chiropractors Oct 14th, 2020

Physical Therapy and Chiropractors By: Megan Enright: Digital Marketing Specialist Many people think physical therapists and chiropractors are the same and that is incorrect. Although both typically address impairments and symptoms in the Musculo-skeletal system, there is a difference in the approach and the length of intervention may vary. As...

Headache or Pain in the Neck? Oct 31st, 2018

Headache or Pain in the Neck? By: Jennifer Gordon, MSPT, CLT Have you ever noticed the tension in your head and neck at the end of a long week at the office? It may start as some soreness in your upper shoulders or the neck, or it may start as...

Hope for Lymphedema Sufferers Sep 14th, 2017

Hope for Lymphedema Sufferers Jennifer Gordon, MSPT, CLT   I had breast cancer surgery. After I finished my treatments, I thought I was getting back to being ‘normal’ again, and decided to traveled by air to visit family. When I got home, my arm swelled…a lot. I thought it would...

Success With Vertigo Treatment Jan 1st, 2017

SUCCESS with VERTIGO TREATMENT By: Sohaila Mosaddegh PT, DPT, CEO     The Vestibular Disorders Association estimates that 42% of the adult population reports episodes of dizziness or vertigo to their physicians and that I 85% of those cases vestibular dysfunction causes the patient’s problems. The vestibular system includes the parts...