What Physical Therapy Can Do For Arthritis

What Physical Therapy Can Do For Arthritis

What Physical Therapy Can Do For Arthritis   From The APTA   Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the joints. It can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. The hips, knees, hands, and spine are the most commonly affected joints....
Mindfulness & Physical Therapy

Mindfulness & Physical Therapy

by Morgan Hoffman-Smith (Ithaca College SPT)   What is mindfulness?   “The state, process, and practice of remembering to observe moment-to-moment experiences with openness and without automatic patterns of previously conditioned thoughts, emotions, or...
Juvenile Arthritis – How PT Can Help

Juvenile Arthritis – How PT Can Help

by Monica Zeisz PT, DPT   Arthritis is not just an adult disease; it happens in children too.   What is Juvenile Arthritis? An autoimmune disorder by which healthy cells and tissues are attacked by the body’s own immune system; essentially joint inflammation...
Physical Therapy Guide To Scoliosis

Physical Therapy Guide To Scoliosis

From The APTA Scoliosis is a condition that affects the normal shape of the spine, altering a person’s overall trunk alignment and posture. Scoliosis causes the spine to move to the side and turn. This condition can occur at any time during the lifespan, but is...