Physical and Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy and Rehab Treatment


Included below are blog posts dealing with physical and occupational therapy and the rehabilitative treatments doctors and medical professionals prescribe to aid the healing process. Physical therapists typically work with people trying to recover from injuries with the aim of returning them to their normal range of motion. For this reason, you will find in-depth articles focusing on how to reduce pain, improve strength as well as balance, and prevent future injuries or the need for surgery in order to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle.
  • Women’s Health Physical Therapy
    by rsusan on September 13, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. Why you may need women’s health physical therapy Women’s health physical therapy is a form of care that is frequently overlooked. Many pelvic floor conditions and disorders are extremely common, but often women choose not to seek help. Why is this? ⁠Some say because they are embarrassed and others The post Women’s Health Physical Therapy appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health
    by rsusan on August 18, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    By: Brian Tababa, PT, DPT. How does exercise impact mental health? Now more than ever, it is important to highlight the benefits of exercise and physical activity on our mental health. Mental health involves an individual’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Furthermore, there are many factors that contribute to the status of an individual’s mental The post Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Advocating for Yourself in your Physical Therapy Session
    by rsusan on August 11, 2020 at 12:38 am

    By: Barbara Reuven, PT. How do you ensure that you are getting the most out of physical therapy? When you are seeing help from a physical therapist it is critical to make sure that you are advocating for yourself. Here at AmeriCare we want to make sure that all of our patients are cared for The post Advocating for Yourself in your Physical Therapy Session appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Physical Therapy for Breastfeeding
    by rsusan on August 4, 2020 at 12:12 am

    By: Amita Mali, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT. How does Physical Therapy Help with Breastfeeding? Supporting women during breastfeeding is not easy. A lot of new moms struggle with it and often feel that other people don’t understand their story. Here at AmeriCare, we want to make sure all mommas are heard and feel good through their The post Physical Therapy for Breastfeeding appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Low Impact Bodyweight Workout in 10 Minutes!
    by rsusan on June 10, 2020 at 1:01 am

    By: Michelle Zaffuto, PT, DPT Quarantine making you feel sluggish? Don’t let being stuck in quarantine keep you from your exercise goals. Here is a quick and efficient 10 minute workout that is low impact on your joints and will improve your total body muscle strength. The CDC recommends to perform muscle strengthening activities a The post Low Impact Bodyweight Workout in 10 Minutes! appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Tricks to Maintain Good Sitting Posture
    by rsusan on May 18, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    By: Michelle Zaffuto, PT, DPT. Tricks to Maintain Good Sitting Posture While Working From Home With the COVID-19 Pandemic “Stay at Home” guidelines, many of us are working from home until further notice. Working 8+ hours on the computer while sitting in a chair can significantly impact posture and increase lower back pain, neck pain, The post Tricks to Maintain Good Sitting Posture appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Postpartum Pain Relief – Do you get back pain while lifting your child?
    by rsusan on April 29, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    By: Amita Mali, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT. Postpartum Pain Relief in Mothers with Back Discomfort Low back pain has various causes, it is crucial to take note when a postpartum mother complains of low back pain. There are a multitude of things that we can do to help. Changes in the Body During and After Pregnancy The post Postpartum Pain Relief – Do you get back pain while lifting your child? appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • It’s all about the Foot
    by rsusan on April 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    By: Barbara Reuven, PT. Physical therapy and foot pain Our feet are a tremendously important part of our body and they encounter a lot of daily stress. Plantar fasciitis impacts up to to 2 million Americans per year, therefore making it the most common cause of foot pain. Foot discomfort can be debilitating and we The post It’s all about the Foot appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • 5 Exercises to Get Rid of your Headache
    by rsusan on April 14, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. How Does Physical Therapy Help with Reducing Headache Pain Headaches are common and often debilitating, they can be very painful and lead a decreased quality of life. Fortunately, headaches can be treated with physical therapy. Physical therapists take a thorough history to better understand you and the source of The post 5 Exercises to Get Rid of your Headache appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

  • Regular Exercise Improves Efficiency
    by americare on April 7, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. How does Exercise Enhance Efficiency? We all know that regular exercise keeps us healthy, but did you know that exercise improves productivity in your work and personal life too? It helps curb that afternoon nap you so desperately look forward to, helps you reduce the 2pm coffee break, and The post Regular Exercise Improves Efficiency appeared first on AmeriCare Physical Therapy.

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