The Role of Medical Imaging in Physical Therapy
Therapist Blog by Joshua Johns (PT, DPT, Cert. MDT) The Role of Medical Imaging in Physical Therapy Diagnostic imaging in the form of X-ray and MR [...]
How can Physical Therapy help you recover from Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome?
Therapist Blog by OrthoBethesda Physical Therapy Department The long term health consequences after having COVID-19 are not yet fully understood, but [...]
Should you get Physical Therapy after a Concussion?
Therapist Blog by Kyle Graves (PT, DPT) What is a concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs as a result of an impact to [...]
The Teres Minor
Therapist Blog by Jim Norris (PT, DPT) The teres minor, along with the infraspinatus muscle, comprise the posterior rotator cuff of the shoulder. B [...]
Therapist Blog by Jim Norris (PT, DPT) The supraspinatus is one of the four rotator cuff muscles surrounding the shoulder. Each of the rota [...]
Pushing Through Pain
Therapist Blog by Matt Immerman (PT, DPT, OCS) You may have heard the saying "no pain no gain" and that to see progress one must push through all dis [...]
Therapist Blog by Jim Norris (PT, DPT) The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles surrounding the shoulder. The rotator cuff complex consists of the [...]
Dizziness vs. Vertigo
Have you ever felt like you were spinning or the room was moving around you? If so, you may have wondered if what you were experiencing was vertigo or [...]
Why Do We Have Pain?
Therapist Blog by Matt Immerman (PT, DPT, OCS) Why do we have pain? Most people think that pain is directly tied to tissue damage and wear and tear. [...]
Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy
Many people confuse occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT). The two fields offer hands-on rehabilitation to help clients regain independe [...]
Top Reasons You Should See a Certified Hand Therapist
A hand therapist is a physical therapist or occupational therapist who has spent years studying and learning how to treat patients with ailments affec [...]
4 Common Reasons Why Physical Therapy Is Important
Physical therapy improves mobility and function in athletes and the elderly who have injuries, illnesses or medical conditions. Not everyone likes phy [...]