Winter Safety Tips

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Winter Safety Tips for Avoid Slips and Falls

Winter is a beautifully majestic time of the year, yet as pretty the snow and ice may be, it can present us with many obstacles. Being wary of your surroundings when outside is crucial to preventing injuries. The first thing to pay attention to is your shoes. Boots or sneakers with tractions are the best […]

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Staying Healthy in 2016

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Staying Healthy in 2016

It’s that time of the year again—a new beginning and a fresh start, although it does not have to be a new year though to bring about positive change in your life. It may be the first day of a new month or even just a new hour on a given day, but whenever you […]

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Physical Therapy and Arthritis

Physical Therapy Can Help Minimize the Effects of Arthritis

Winter is here and those with arthritis tend to suffer more pain in the colder weather. Scientists have devoted research to weather and its impact on your body and have found a correlation between arthritis and weather. Changes in temperature or a change in weight of the surrounding air can trigger joint pain, and it […]

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Holiday Stress

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Beat the Holiday Stress

‘Tis the season to be jolly…since when? Holidays are wonderful when you look back at the memories that are shared, but the chaos can fill us with stress and depression rather than happiness and joy. Between thinking of gifts, checking if your bank account can provide the gifts, and dealing with your hectic family reunion, […]

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Beating Holiday Stress

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Beat the Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, they said. All your troubles will be out of sight, they said. Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to feel fa-la-la-la-lethargic. In reality, the over-commercialized holiday season has become a point of stress for most of us. Whether it is the stress of shopping […]

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When to Seek the Help of a Physical Therapist

Is a Physical Therapist Right For You? When to Seek the Help of a Physical Therapist

Are daily activities becoming tiresome and difficult to manage? Has pain or discomfort become a normal feeling on a day-to-day basis? Do simple tasks such as taking off you shoes or walking up the stairs hurt your joints? If so, it might be time to seek help from a physical therapist. Physical therapists are highly […]

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Encourages Patients to Receive Flu Shot During National Influenza Vaccination Week

We have officially turned the calendar to December. Colder weather, including snow, is on the horizon, meaning we will have some beautiful scenery and some tough commutes! Along with the change from fall to winter, however, comes a greater chance of getting sick. December is a month in which individuals should take the initiative to […]

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Basketball Injuries

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Basketball Injuries Explained

As we get into the full swing of basketball season, players must be wary of injuries on and off the court affecting your game. Whether it is a pickup game on the neighborhood court or an organized league in a crowded gymnasium, millions of men and women who play basketball each year are at risk […]

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