The therapeutic benefits of regular exercise

May is Mental Health Awareness month, which is an opportune time to discuss the therapeutic benefits of exercise. From injury recovery to improving mental health, exercise brings measurable physiological benefits….

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Physical Therapy in the Treatment and Prevention of Pregnancy-Related Back Pain

Mother’s Day is tomorrow, so with that in mind, I would like to provide some information for pregnant women and new moms regarding the benefits of physical therapy during this…

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Process vs. Results: Fostering Success for Children with Autism During Physical Therapy

For the final week of Autism Awareness month, I am going to discuss how to build rapport and promote progress for children who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during physical…

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Physical Therapy for Treatment of Toe-Walking in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this third installment of articles providing insight into the benefits of physical therapy for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), I will elucidate how physical therapy can reduce toe-walking,…

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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the CDC, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects one in 54 children in the United States. ASD is categorized as a developmental disorder, and affected individuals have difficulty with…

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What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is one of the lesser-known specialties in health care. For the most part, when someone thinks of physical therapy, they envision someone middle aged or older, likely recovering…

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Direct Access Physical Therapy

When legislation passed for physical therapists to have direct access to patients and clients, it was cause for celebration. Outside of the profession, no one had a clue this was…

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Can you use telehealth to deliver physical therapy?

Physical therapy is considered to be an entirely hands-on profession, so for quite a while, it seemed as though it would not be affected by the evolution of telehealth services….

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