The knee is one of the most surgically replaced joint in the body. The decision to replace your knee should be made in consultation with your orthopedic surgeon and your physical therapist. It is a pretty involved surgery, that could take a long time to rehab and will cause permanent changes to your body, so the decision should not be made lightly. Usually, indications that you may need a total knee replacement is when:You have extensive READ MORE [...]

Shin Splints

Posted October 07, 2014 By
Stride Strong PT’s Formula • Manual therapy, stretching exercises and ASTYM to calm down tight, inflamed tissue. • Strengthen the ankle complex and improve dynamic balance and strength so running and walking is better tolerated. • Modalities to avoid further re-injury of the offending muscle by ways of taping and/or orthotic and shoewear recommendations. Whether the burst of inspiration comes from officially registering for that marathon READ MORE [...]

Pilates

Posted September 11, 2014 By
Adding Pilates for Chronic Low Back Pain, Injury Prevention, and YouPilates has come up a lot lately in the medical literature with studies suggesting benefits for those suffering from chronic low back pain. My general understanding of the exercises seemed to mesh well with how we try to help patients to activate and use their deep core stabilizing muscles to prevent the recurrence of certain kinds of back pain, but the fancy equipment and movements READ MORE [...]

Gluteal strengthening

Posted August 07, 2014 By
Gluteal strengthening is vital in treating so many leg injuries and physical ailments. Here is why. First Things First: A basic lesson on Gluteal Anatomy Gluteus maximus = In other words, the buttocks. It is a very powerful muscle and it not only extends the hip, but also controls for motions like lunges and squats.  Gluteus medius and minimus = These muscles reside on the side of your hip and their action lifts the leg sideways but also controls READ MORE [...]

Chronic Pain

Posted July 03, 2014 By
Stride Strong PT’s Formula • Improve posture through a series of gradual stabilization exercises so patient moves away from offending habits and positions that exacerbate pain. • Gradual progression of exercises and manual therapy to desensitize area of pain. • Monitor for fatigue levels, while maintaining the challenge and accountability needed for return to health. If ever there was one thing that we can ALL say we have experienced, READ MORE [...]

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Ross B.'s Review Ross B.
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Dr Alice Holland has totally fixed up my messed up shoulder. She is the second physical therapist I've seen for it and while there was no improvement with...

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Star J.'s Review Star J.
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Could not have had a better PT experience! Paul Murkai worked with me for over 6 weeks, helping me to regain ankle and hip flexibility after recovering from...

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Angeli S.'s Review Angeli S.
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I have been dealing with IT band syndrome for 2.5 years now, and haven't had any luck getting back to running. I've been to other clinics in the past to no...

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