Freedom Physical Therapy BlogArticles from our expert therapists
How are exercise and mental health related? Physical therapist Rachel tells you why exercise is so great for your mental health.
Learn about dry needling and knee replacements. A certified therapist can use dry needling as a treatment tool after knee replacement surgery.
Falls Prevention Month 2020 helps raise awareness for risks associated with falls. Learn how to recognize risks and find ways to prevent falls.
Nearly 1 million people are potentially living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States. LSVT BIG therapists like Molly can help.
The Functional Movement Screen is a series of movement screens that assess how your body moves when not injured.
Learn why recovering from whiplash can be complicated and how physical therapy can help by returning pain-free motion after a whiplash injury.
Preparing for your first physical or occupational therapy visit isn’t hard. But, making sure you are ready to go before you are seen goes a long way to give you the best experience!
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.