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The Pelvic Floor & Hypermobility

2020-02-25T12:50:51-05:00February 20th, 2020|Uncategorized, Pelvic Floor, Laura Glazebrook|

We all know of people in our lives who are “double jointed”. It’s a fun party trick for school aged kids, being able to bend arms and fingers in an unnatural way. But as we age, hypermobility, which is excessive movement in the joints, isn't so fun and can cause pain and dysfunction especially in the spine, hips, and pelvic floor. Hypermobility Hypermobility is often a genetic issue within the collagen of the connective tissue, otherwise known as fascia. The [...]

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

2020-02-20T10:40:42-05:00February 20th, 2020|Uncategorized, Vestibular Rehabilitation, PJ Pruszynski|

We have discussed in a few previous blogs that dizziness or imbalance caused by a multitude of conditions can be treated through Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy, VRT. What is VRT and Does it Really Work? The short answer is that VRT has been shown to improve dizziness and imbalance by improving natural reflexes, utilizing alternative strategies to maintain balance, and getting the body used to irritating motions and environments. VRT looks different for each person because the reason they are dizzy [...]

Misconceptions of Concussion

2020-02-06T22:03:07-05:00February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized, Neuro Rehab, Vestibular Rehabilitation, PJ Pruszynski, Concussion|

Misconceptions of Concussion Over the last decade, there has been a surge in media coverage on concussions. Every major news network has aired a story on prevalence of concussion in children or the crippling effects of CTE Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in former NFL players. However, after hearing and reading all the new stories, it is apparent that there is a lot of misinformation out there. I mean, A LOT. We hope this blog helps to clear up some common [...]

Scar Mobilization: What you need to know

2020-01-26T13:25:36-05:00January 26th, 2020|Uncategorized, Laura Glazebrook|

The body is really a phenomenal system that has the unique ability to completely rebuild our tissues when we get injured, biologically stitching our wounds back together. It’s quite amazing! The special cells that lay down the collagen to create a scar do a fantastic job of closing the body off from the unforgiving world. The problem is that the collagen fibers don’t get laid down in a very organized fashion (think of a string of Christmas lights that mysteriously [...]

Staying Active With Parkinson’s

2019-11-18T13:58:24-05:00November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s so hard to generalize how any individual is affected by Parkinson’s Disease (PD) because everyone’s walk can be so different.  Due to the nature of the disease, an individual’s needs and challenges may change as it progresses. As a Physical Therapist (PT), we will partner with you to manage your specific needs now... and as your condition changes over time. Parkinson's Disease & Physical Therapy Parkinson's affects so many areas of life, including motor and non-motor symptoms and Physical [...]

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 [...]