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Cancer and Physical Therapy: Part 2

Cancer, and the treatments for it, can cause physical problems such as pain, numbness, swelling, weakness, loss of balance, and difficulty moving or walking. With help from a physical therapist, exercise can benefit many cancer-related problems.

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Cancer and Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are trained and educated to understand all of your health conditions, including a cancer diagnosis. Because of this they help people manage cancer-related problems, improve their health and functional abilities, and return to work and other activities.

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Safe Swimming – Using Proper Technique for Injury Avoidance

In the last post we talked about the benefits of swimming and the different exercises you can do in the pool. Today we are going to talk about ways to improve your swim stroke in order to avoid injury.

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Physical Therapy and Summer-Time Activities

​During the Summer months it can be difficult to get outside and exercise because of the heat. Today we want to share with you TEN Exercises that you can do in the pool! Swimming is an excellent source of exercise, one that provides many benefits, including the perfect environment for year long exercise.

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What Makes RTS Different – Success Is No Accident

How often does it happen that you graduate from college and work at the same place for the rest of your life? Most millennials would scoff at that question; the norm for current graduates is 4-7 different jobs before settling in for the long haul. That’s not the case with one of Roanoke Therapy’s physical therapists.

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What Makes RTS Different – Quality Over Quantity

Henry Ford once said “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” Whether you’re a Ford or Chevy fanatic, the great automobile pioneer had it right even in the infancy of his company, which would go on to be one of the largest car manufacturers in the world.

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What Makes RTS Different – One On One

These days, it’s hard to find care that gives you the kind of one on one attention you deserve. Very rarely do you spend much face to face time with the one building your care plan, let alone actually get to have a conversation with them.

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What Makes RTS Different – PRIME TIME

Ever gone to the doctors office, waited in the waiting room for close to an hour, and then only spent a few fleeting moments with your doctor or therapist?

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Want to Work for RTS? We’re Hiring!

Looking for a great company to work with? Roanoke Therapy Services, Inc. is looking to hire two physical therapists for staff positions!

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Staff Spotlight – Jennifer A. McKnight, MS, CCC-SLP

Did you know Roanoke Therapy Services has a certified Speech-Language Pathologist that can help you with speech therapy? Jennifer A. McKnight is RTS’s exclusive CCC-SLP and has a passion for improving the lives of others. Click here to hear her story!

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What Makes RTS Different – Success Is No Accident

How often does it happen that you graduate from college and work at the same place for the rest of your life? Most millennials would scoff at that question; the norm for current graduates is 4-7 different jobs before settling in for the long haul. That’s not the case with one of Roanoke Therapy’s physical therapists.

What Makes RTS Different – One On One

These days, it’s hard to find care that gives you the kind of one on one attention you deserve. Very rarely do you spend much face to face time with the one building your care plan, let alone actually get to have a conversation with them.