Physical Therapy Blog

From common ankle sprains and women's health issues to the latest advances in physical therapy and TEAM Physical Therapy's local news and events, our physical therapy blog is a page you'll want to visit often! We'll be discussing a variety of topics, so if there's one you'd like us to talk about, please let us know!

  • Recognizing Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is when an area of your body swells due to a disturbance to your lymph system. This is common after lymph nodes are removed or when lymph nodes are scarred down and not functioning properly after surgery or radiation. Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a technique used to clear fluid from the limb and is performed by a physical therapist.  Read More...

  • BPPV: Is Your World Spinning?

    Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common form of vertigo that causes brief episodes of mild to intense dizziness. It is rarely serious, but it is certainly troublesome. The ear has three semicircular canals. In the canals are little hairs that move when the head moves, and these hairs send a message to the brain to help with balance.  Read More...

  • Physical Therapy Speeds Recovery of Ankle Sprains

    Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries treated by a physical therapist. According to the Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy, early treatment of physical therapy rehabilitation following ankle sprains dramatically speeds recovery and return to prior functional activities. 

    Physical therapy treatments for an acute ankle sprain can include modalities to decrease swelling and pain, open and closed chain exercises to restore ROM and strength, and use of Mulligan taping techniques ...  Read More...

  • Welcome to Our New Website

    Welcome to the new TEAM Physical Therapy website!With our recent name change from McMeen Physical Therapy to TEAM Physical Therapy, you'll find a new look to reflect our new name. TEAM Physical Therapy stands for Together Empowering Able Movement, which is our goal for all our patients.

    You'll find the same friendly staff at the same locations—just with a new name and look!Please take a moment to browse our website; we have a lot of great new information and more to come. Bookmark o...  Read More...

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