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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!


  • Stay Pain-Free This Gardening Season

    Common gardening tasks, such as digging, planting, weeding, and mulching can cause stress and strain to our muscles and joints. The following tips can help you avoid pain or injury:  Read More...

  • Student Athletes and Shin Splints: What You Need to Know

    Acute shin splints that begin a few weeks into a sports season are often due to poor biomechanics caused by new sports shoes. We often see student athletes that develop shin splint pain after three to four weeks of a new season. Most often they will have just gotten new shoes for their sports and have never had a history of shin splints in the past. Close evaluation of their footwear reveals the shoe inducing a false...  Read More...

  • 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...

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