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  • Physical Therapy Aids in Recovery From Pregnancy and Delivery

    Giving birth can be a beautiful, life-altering experience. But not every woman escapes pregnancy and delivery without some pain or dysfunction. Physical therapy can help with unpleasant symptoms or pain experienced as a result of pregnancy and delivery.  Read More...

  • Stay Pain-Free This Planting 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 hep you avoid pain or injury. Warm up before gardening (e.g., take a ten-minute walk). Changing positions frequently to avoid stiffness and cramping. Take...  Read More...

  • Ankle Sprains: Getting Back in the Game

    Ankle sprains are the most common of sports injuries seen each year. According to the Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy, early onset of physical therapy following ankle sprains dramatically speeds recovery. When you sprain an ankle, pain is usually...  Read More...

  • Scoliosis Screening: Is Your Child Growing Straight?

    Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. There are certain medical conditions that can lead to scoliosis; however, often the cause is unknown. Scoliosis gets progressively worse over time, and if not treated, can lead to severe spine deformities and disability. Free scoliosis screenings are available at TEAM...  Read More...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • McMeen Physical Therapy Is Now TEAM Physical Therapy

    TEAM Physical Therapy, P.C. would like to announce the change of name from McMeen Physical Therapy, P.C., to TEAM Physical Therapy, P.C. The name change comes with change of management, progressing into the future and rebranding our company. Mary Ross, Richard Still, and Jeff Denson have taken over ownership and management of the company and promise to continue to provide the high-quality physical therapy care that you have come to expect.  Read More...