In the ever-evolving landscape of orthopedic care, an emerging trend is reshaping the way patients approach surgery: prehabilitation, or “prehab.” This proactive approach involves therapeutic interventions before surgery, aiming to enhance strength, range of motion, and overall function. In this comprehensive guide, we explore the major benefits, the recommended candidates, the components of prehab, and […]
Vertigo and vestibular issues can significantly disrupt one’s quality of life, making even simple tasks a challenge. Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed or have been dealing with these issues for a while, there’s hope for improved well-being. This article offers valuable tips for those suffering from vertigo or vestibular issues and discusses how physical therapy
National Physical Therapy Month occurs every October as a way to build awareness of the role of physical therapy in our communities. Physical therapy is most often known for its corrective and rehabilitative purposes, but physical therapy can also be considered a valuable preventive practice to help avoid injury. What is physical therapy? Physical therapy
Each September, we recognize Falls Prevention and Awareness Week. According to the CDC’s Injury Center monitors, every second of every day, an older adult (age 65+) falls in the U.S. 1 Additionally, CDC reports that 25% of Americans (age 65+) has at least one fall a year. One in every 5 of those falls will
When we think of headaches, we often time think of sinus pressure, lack of sleep, stress, or dehydration… but did you know often times headaches can be a directly related to poor posture? When it comes to proper posture, your ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, and ears should all follow the same vertical line, with your
Suffering from Sciatica pain? You are in the right place for sciatica relief tips! Our physical therapist, Stephan LeBlanc, has provided sciatica relief tips targeting weak core & hip muscles so you can get your body moving with reduced pain. Low back pain and sciatica typically results from weak core and hip muscles. This weakness stresses
You may have recently heard the term “therapeutic dry needling” and now you are wondering, “Is this treatment right for me?” We are here to help! What is dry needling? Dry Needling uses a needle to produce a release in a particular trigger point. There’s no solution injected into the muscle, therefore the needle is
As a part of Therapy Center’s company-wide safety efforts, all of our facilities are encouraged to work as a team and seek preventative measures when presented with potentially harmful situations. For the ninth consecutive year, Therapy Center has been has been presented a Safest 70 Award by the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation. Established in 2008, the award
It’s summertime and that means it’s time to unpack the golf clubs and hit the course. But what if you’re having immense amount of lower back pain? It could easily affect your ability to play. Peyton, our physical therapy assistant at Therapy Center’s Carencro location, has tips and exercises that can help improve your game.
Do you wish that you were better prepared for the changes that your body will undergo through the next nine months of pregnancy? Our physical therapist, Kassy Zerangue, knows the motherhood journey well. She developed the tips below to help moms understand some of the body changes they can expect to see when they’re expecting.