Physical Therapists

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

2019-01-07T14:47:20-05:00December 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

2018-11-07T17:41:36-05:00November 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

2018-11-07T17:43:55-05:00November 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

2019-02-15T14:33:56-05:00October 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 [...]

Physical Therapy for the Equestrian

2018-10-19T22:44:20-04:00October 19th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Chloe Murdock, Dressage|

Are you an Equestrian struggling with shoulder, neck or back pain? Did you know that Physical Therapists work with Equestrians who compete in the sport of Dressage? Meet Emma Grace, a young Equestrian and client at One on One PT, who struggled while riding her horse. Read about the amazing journey how Physical Therapist, Chloe Murdock, helped this Equestrian get back to competition. Emma Grace first arrived at One on One PT because she was being deducted points in her [...]

Hydration For Youth Athletes

2018-09-18T10:01:20-04:00September 18th, 2018|Physical Therapists, Youth Sports, Karen Warren|

As a parent of a young athlete, like me, I often get asked the following questions about youth hydration: How much should my child be drinking? When should they be drinking? What should they be drinking? Why are children more prone to heat illness and how do we prevent it? What happens in the winter when it’s cooler? The youth sports programs don’t typically have nutritionists on staff guiding and educating the athletes or parents, so it’s time to put [...]

Workstation Ergonomics: Fit Your Desk To You

2018-08-21T08:59:51-04:00August 21st, 2018|Uncategorized, Lance Cross, Prevention, Ergonomics|

Does your desk fit you?  Poor workstation ergonomics are often identified as a significant factor associated with people experiencing neck pain, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.  The study of ergonomics has provided a great deal of knowledge for adapting work strategies and computer workstations to decrease stress on a person’s body.  The problem is that these strategies are often ignored until after a costly problem has already begun. The Three Major Risk Factors For Injury Described By The [...]