Physical Therapy Blog

Living With Pain vs Painful Living

Pain is a multidimensional sensation which requires a multifaceted approach. Simply put, pain is a powerful force. Pain is initiated at receptors in the periphery (nociceptors) and its real potential is harnessed by neurons within the central nervous system. For...

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Whiplash is an acceleration and deceleration injury to the neck. It is the most common non-fatal injury from a motor vehicle accident AND it can occur at speeds as low as 5 mph!! Symptoms of pain and stiffness can occur a few hours or days post-accident and can last...

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Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

A recent study demonstrated the benefits of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for patients struggling with knee osteoarthritis.  Laser therapy was effective in reducing joint pain and improving function.  LLLT is a safe and effective method to stimulate improved joint...

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Keith Poorbaugh

I started my physical therapy career at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. This was quite an accomplishment or just pure luck for a guy that exited the military with more dreams than marketable skills. But the most important thing I learned in the military was to hit...

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"I can do things I haven't been able to do in years. Like lay on my back. Sit in a recliner. All without pain. This place saved my life rescued me from my pain and was very educational."

Tess Burton

"I went in for a free screening and learned so much. Thanks Northern Edge Physical Therapy!"

Ross Johnston

"In the first appointment, I found some pain relief. I completed the program that he suggested and made a total recovery."

Roxann Benbow

"Northern Edge Physical Therapy is where therapists go for therapy."

Dan Gallagher PT

"With state of the art equipment and top-notch care, you will not find a better team to make you better!"

Brett Bakner