How Physical Therapy Can Help With Sciatica

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Get a Leg up on Sciatica

Sciatica is the result of pain from the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve in your body. It is located from the lower back all the way down to your knee. Sciatica is a common result of a lumbar disc herniation. This causes the lumbar disc herniation to directly press on the nerve and […]

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Graston Technique

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Has Many PTs Trained in the Graston Technique

Living with constant pain is something nobody wants to experience. The Graston Technique is a new innovative and effective approach that was designed for treatment of connective soft tissue injuries. The Graston Technique allows physicians to break down fibrous adhesions and fascial restrictions by using an instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization. This technique uses specially designed […]

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Cycling Injuries

Physical Therapy Can Help You Recover from a Cycling Injury

Now that spring is here, many people are shaking off the winter blues by going outside and getting some exercise. Cycling has become a very popular exercise among many people. Whether you are just taking your bike out for a ride to the beach or training for a road cycling event, cycling is a great […]

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Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Office Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the practice in which a job is specifically designed to fit the worker. This practice is much more beneficial than forcing the worker to fit the job. There are numerous things that are taken into consideration when designing a job to fit the worker. Ergonomics is a science; it’s about taking human abilities […]

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Occupational Therapy Month

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Occupational Therapy

April is Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational Therapists help people with a broad range of therapy, encompassing anything that people would do on a daily basis or in their occupations. Many children with disabilities require occupational therapy to help them with school and socializing with others. Occupational therapy can also help with rehabilitation from injury, as […]

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Industrial Medicine

Industrial Medicine at Access Physical Therapy

For both small and large industrial companies, one of the biggest issues is lost work time due to injury. Well, Access Physical Therapy is here to help. The talented staff at Access PT realized what a serious issue this is for small and big companies, alike. Access PT partnered with DSI Work Solutions to bring […]

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Golf and Physical Therapy

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Prevent Golf Injuries

We often only think of physical therapy when we have an injury or surgery to recover from. This is not always the case, physical therapy can improve a golfer’s game as well. With physical therapy you will increase your flexibility, range of motion, and balance, all of which will help you on the course and […]

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Tennis Elbow

Occupational Therapy Can Help Combat the Symptoms of Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that occurs due to overuse of the arm, forearm, and hand muscles that result in elbow pain. Even though the name consists of the word tennis, you don’t necessarily need to play tennis to get this injury. It is largely common in carpenters and other […]

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