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It is an essential part of modern-day outpatient physical therapy practice to obtain and provide proof of positive outcomes. Achieving good outcomes will affect payment for services, insurance contracts, referrals, and an individual physical therapist’s employment, salary, and professional development....

I have wanted to run a marathon ever since I can remember. I've had 7 children in the past 15 years. My oldest is 15 and a half and my baby is now 20 months old. In between their pregnancies, births, and breastfeeding, I tried...

Diabetes is an increasingly prevalent disease within the United States, with an estimate of 30.3 million people having diabetes as of 2015. That’s roughly 9.4% of the United States population diagnosed. Some diabetics require insulin injections to regulate their blood sugar. The insulin is injected into select locations of the body where the fatty tissue is ideal for the absorption of insulin. For the insulin-dependent diabetic, injections are a part of daily life, but regular injections into the same location can come with side effects.

Running can be a rewarding recreation and good exercise. However, it can be problematic if it’s the sole source of exercise and physical fitness. One of the worst things an athlete can do for their health and performance is to limit themselves to the same activity every single time they exercise. A focused, singular activity can increase the risk of overuse injuries, create an imbalance of strength, and limit the potential to improve overall strength, endurance, and stamina.

Repetitive abuse and neglect had taken its toll on my left calf. As an ultrarunner I push the envelope of extremes. I had to take a break from running When I me Sae, my PT, and he explained the Astym procedure, I was hopeful...

Did you know, according to the CDC, at least 3 million older adults visit the ER for fall-related injuries every year?* Factors such as lower body weakness, difficulty walking, poor balance, and foot pain can all increase a person's risk of falling but are preventable with proper rehab therapy.

Want to help your patients stay safe and active? Check out these 5 tips to decrease your patients' chance of falling!

It’s not just affecting millennials. Text neck is easily one of the most rapid modern age “conditions” effecting the general population and for good reason....