Freedom Physical Therapy BlogArticles from our expert therapists
Exercise is Medicine is a term you may have heard. Learn what it means and why your doctor may prescribe you to an exercise specialist instead of prescribing medication.
Intensive care unit, ICU-Acquired weakness is a common condition that may develop after being admitted into an ICU for critical illness. Learn what you can do for yourself or a loved one.
Ease into fitness this summer with these tips to make sure you ramp up physical activity without experiencing an injury.
Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) is a group of health problems that require a team of healthcare professionals to treat the symptoms.
Adrienne Loukopoulos shares information about the three most common hand injuries: fractures/avulsions, tendinitis, and dislocations/deformities.
Jake Hurlburt, PTA, personal trainer, and avid golfer shares how to avoid golf’s top 5 injuries. Stay on the course all season with these tips!
Ankle Injuries are common when getting active outdoors for the first time when the weather gets nice. Learn the best ways to prevent those tweaks.
Do you need help with injury or pain but can’t see a therapist face to face? Telehealth is a great option. Get live treatment from the comfort of your home or wherever you are located.
Learn about pain with fibromyalgia. Those with fibromyalgia experience pain differently. Learn about fibromyalgia and treatments to help cope with the condition.
Learn how to train functional strength to maintain independence as you age. Here are three functional exercises you can perform in your home.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis can be painful. Physical Therapist Molly Rittberg gives reasons why physical therapy can help with these conditions.
In this installment of the Mythbuster Series, find out why “No Pain No Gain” may not be the best way to approach working out. Rachel explains what aches are appropriate and when something might be wrong.
Find out if dry needling for low back pain is an option for you. Learn about what dry needling is and why it can be an excellent option for low back pain!
Use these winter safety tips to prepare yourself for dangerous winter weather! Being prepared is the best way to stay safe this season.
Erin Bafunno is certified in Blood Flow Restriction techniques. Find out what BFR training is and why it is a cutting edge form of training!
Occupational therapists are experts in making sure you can perform activities of daily living. These three exercises will keep your muscles in check!
Use this breathing technique for holiday stress management. Anne Nord takes you through steps for proper breathing that calms you down and increases focus.
Find out what the TMJ is. If you have a potential dysfunction with your TMJ, find steps for treating and finding help to improve your quality of life!
Keeping a healthy spine can be key to living a healthy and happy lifestyle. Find out how you can achieve and maintain a healthy spine with these tips.
When the plantar fascia becomes inflamed, it can cause pain when walking and performing activities. Find out what to do if you have plantar fasciitis.
Knee pain from Jumper’s Knee can be debilitating. Find out what you can do if you think you have Jumper’s knee to get back to your sport!
Do I have a concussion? If you are experiencing theses symptoms, you may want to contact a specialized healthcare provider near you.
Austin shares a quick lesson on BPPV. Find out what it is and why you don’t have to live with being dizzy or having vertigo.
Take this backpack quiz to make sure you can fit a backpack properly. Having the right backpack and fitting it to your body can prevent pain and injury!
Dealing with low back pain can be difficult. Many miss work or life moments due to back pain. Here are a few ways to manage low back pain.
Find out if you may benefit from orthotics, and why physical therapists take a unique approach to fitting orthotics and looking at the body as a whole.
Some people say cracking your knuckles can cause arthritis in your hands. Is that the case, and can it make arthritis worse?
Here are some simple tips to start running. Maybe you haven’t been out in a bit, or want to start running for the first time. These tips will get you on the right track in honor of National Running Day 2019!
Kettlebells have been around for a while and can take your training to the next level and aide in a rehab setting if implemented safely and correctly.
If bladder medication is causing memory loss, find out what steps you can take to fix your bladder issue using pelvic floor physical therapy.