Nervous system

Cervical Dystonia and Neubie®Direct Current Treatment

2023-09-23T04:51:06-04:00June 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized, Physical Therapy Articles, Physical Therapists News, Pain Management Articles, Neuro Rehab Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Cervical Dystonia? Cervical dystonia, also known as spasmic torticollis, is considered to be a motor system disorder in which the neuro-functional connections in the brain are affected. This can cause involuntary, often painful muscle contractions and decreased motor control of the cervical spine musculature. Multiple systematic reviews have shown that physical therapy in conjunction with medical intervention including botox injections can have positive impacts on patients with cervical dystonia.  Physical therapy offers a wide variety of treatments for [...]

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

2020-04-07T12:12:56-04:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Vestibular Rehabilitation Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Vertigo: Are you Dizzy?

2020-04-07T12:13:57-04:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Vestibular Rehabilitation Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you get dizzy or feel like the room is spinning when you lay down or attempt to sit up? If so, you may have Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). Read on to learn more about BPPV and what Physical Therapists can do to help. I Have Crystals Loose In My Head? The answer is you may… but first what are these crystals everyone keeps mentioning? Unfortunately, these crystals are not suitable for jewelry nor do they contain magical qualities. [...]

Dizziness and Imbalance

2020-01-19T21:34:15-05:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Vestibular Rehabilitation Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dizziness and Imbalance is a sensation that we have all probably experienced at some point in our lifetime. However, when dizziness is no longer a transient feeling after a carnival ride and it impacts our ability to perform normal day to day things like driving, laying in bed, and walking in a grocery store, then it becomes a huge burden. To be clear: dizziness is not always the classic room-spinning sensation. It can also be described as floating, rocking, imbalance, [...]

Changing the Pain Game // Chronic Pain Fix

2023-12-19T07:40:12-05:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapists News, Physical Therapy Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles, Wellness Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lance Cross PT, MPT, OSC, CMTPT Four times as many people in the U.S. truly suffer from chronic pain compared to those who suffer from diabetes, heart disease and cancer and the medical community is playing catch-up.  Have you or someone you know been left to feel hopeless or invalid because past treatments have failed or doctors haven’t been able to explain the causes of your chronic pain?  I’m of the opinion that, far too often, our well-intended pharmaceutical, therapeutic, [...]

Victoria Yeisley Writes Guest Post on Oh Baby!

2020-04-07T12:27:31-04:00September 29th, 2013|Categories: Women's Health Articles, Practice News Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One on One Physical Therapy would like to announce that Victoria Yeisley has written a guest post on Oh Baby! Fitness Blog. The post is titled "Guest Post: Pregnancy Pain? Are you sure that’s not normal…. So there I was two weeks ago at a baby shower.  My friend Nicole was sitting in a big comfy chair, surrounded by beautifully wrapped presents, and getting ready to open the generous gifts before her.  Just as she was about to begin, one [...]

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