Manual Therapy – Is it just manipulation?

Manual Therapy – Is it just manipulation?

Physical Therapists utilize a multifaceted approach which includes manual therapy and skills-based exercise to manage neuromusculoskeletal conditions.  Manual therapy is directed towards restoring joint function and tissue health.  It relies on a test/retest principle...
Learn to be a Health Consumer

Learn to be a Health Consumer

Let’s face it, Americans will continue to face rising healthcare costs. Whether measured relative to its population or economy, the United States spends by far the most in the world on health care. (Mark Pearson, OECD) The U.S. spent $8,233 on health per person in...
Sleep: The Body Mechanic’s Workplace

Sleep: The Body Mechanic’s Workplace

At the end of a difficult day, sleep is a welcome release. Ever wonder why babies sleep so much? I always thought it was because they don’t have a job. Reality is that sleep is vital to growth and development. The value of sleep continues in adulthood. A good night’s...
Painful Lies – Resource Guide for Pain Recovery

Painful Lies – Resource Guide for Pain Recovery

Pain is an opportunity. An opportunity to listen to your body as you determine which challenges are worthwhile ventures.   Pain forces you to live in the present.  You can wait for it to disappear, much like a shipwreck survivor awaits rescue.  Or you can begin the...