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Postpartum 101 – Part 2

2019-08-13T15:25:00-04:00August 13th, 2019|Women's Health, Pelvic Floor, Pain Management, Laura Glazebrook|

Hello again, ladies! Our last blog on this topic introduced you to postpartum recovery and how Physical Therapists can bridge the disconnect between what we know and what we don’t regarding normal recovery. In this post, we will delve into two conditions that you may have heard of or even experienced before,  how they can affect you, and how to get help.  Number 1→ Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (otherwise known as Diastasis) Diastasis occurs when the rectus abdominis, or the “6 [...]

Postpartum 101 – Part 1

2019-07-25T22:57:46-04:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, Women's Health, Pelvic Floor, Laura Glazebrook|

A series for all moms! This is the first of a series about postpartum recovery, some issues that may arise from pregnancy or childbirth, and a handbook to knowing what is normal and when to seek help. Okay, ladies, let’s go back to school! Motherhood is a wild and crazy adventure, and the very beginning of the adventure is definitely the most confusing. The market is flooded with information on what happens to the baby immediately postpartum, but very little [...]

Incontinence & Sexual Dysfunction

2019-06-05T12:54:54-04:00June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized, Laura Glazebrook|

The Questions No One Is Asking No one dreams of finding themselves here, but every year it happens to thousands more. A catastrophic injury. An unthinkable diagnosis. Your life is turned upside down, and you have to find some way to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Sometimes the initial rehab experience is overwhelmingly devoted to figuring out new ways to move, rebuilding strength or learning how to adapt to normal activities of daily living. This process may take weeks [...]

Spinal Cord Injury: How PTs Can Help

2019-05-01T22:31:33-04:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized, Neuro Rehab, Laura Glazebrook|

The Many Faces of Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury, or SCI, is defined as damage to the spinal cord causing temporary or permanent changes in its function.  The spinal cord is a wonderfully complex structure, which controls so many things in our bodies, and an injury can vary widely based on where the injury occurred. Cervical spinal cord injuries typically affect a larger proportion of the body, which can include arm function, thoracic typically the trunk muscles and lumbar [...]

Let’s Talk Multiple Sclerosis

2019-05-01T18:03:32-04:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized, Neuro Rehab, Laura Glazebrook|

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a type of auto-immune disease in which the body attacks the nerves that make up the central nervous system (CNS), typically affecting the brain and spinal cord. Over 2 million people worldwide are affected by MS, and data from the National MS Society suggests over 1 million adults over 18 in the United States are living with the disease. The disease process includes damaging myelin, which is the protective substance that [...]

Injury Prevention for Golf

2019-05-01T17:47:08-04:00April 28th, 2019|Uncategorized, Physical Therapy, Melissa Baudo, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Golf|

It's Tee Time Spring has sprung and the birdies are rolling across the greens. The golf season is heating up.  As you head out to the course or range, here are a few simple tips to help you avoid injury. Now, if you are already struggling with pain in your back, hips, neck or elbow, well we are here to help! The most common golf related injuries we see at One on One PT begin with the lower back and [...]

7 Key Factors for Successful Crossfit Performance Post-Rehabilitation

2019-01-07T14:47:20-04:00December 21st, 2018|Uncategorized, Nancy Pickett, Crossfit|

The sport of Crossfit continues to evolve; asking the most elite athletes in the world to perform seemingly superhuman physical tasks. While the sport continues to test the boundaries of human form, there is always an ability to scale the movements for those more lay people, like myself. What is Crossfit? Crossfit defines itself as “constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity”. The most important principle to keep in mind when approaching an apparently impossible workout is the intended [...]

7 Breathing Benefits: How To Manage Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue & Pain

2018-11-07T17:41:36-04:00November 6th, 2018|Pain Management, Lance Cross|

Have you heard that breathing exercises can help relieve chronic pain, stress, anxiety, sleeplessness and fatigue?  There is increasing awareness in our society that breathing exercises can be a useful tool to improve our health and performance.  Research has shown equal effectiveness among various forms of breathing exercises such as 4,7,8 breathing, alternate nostril breathing and yoga breathing.  Even though the evidence is supportive for reducing pain, managing stress and improving sleep many people avoid breathing exercises for a variety [...]

Top 4 Causes of Running Injuries

2018-11-07T17:43:55-04:00November 5th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Melissa Baudo, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Gait Retraining, Running Physical Therapy|

What Are the Top 4 Causes of Running Injuries? Studies show that up-to 90% of runners will experience a running injury at some point because of one or more of these top 4 causes of running injuries. The actual problem is only about 20% actually seek medical care because they consider low back, hip, knee and foot pain to be part of the deal. 1. Poor Running Form Causes Running Injuries Form Matters! That's why it's at the top of [...]

My Jaw Hurts

2019-02-15T14:33:56-04:00October 19th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Savas Koutsantonis, Pain Management|

Let me ask you…are your teeth touching right now? Do you have jaw pain? Do you hold your stress by clenching your teeth? One of the easiest ways to relieve jaw pain is to learn to relax your jaw and facial muscles and maintain a proper resting jaw position. Your teeth should NOT make contact but should be slightly separated at rest. The tip of your tongue should be touching the roof of your mouth behind your top teeth and [...]