In the final post for Scoliosis Awareness Month we’ll look at the story of Anna and how physical therapy helped her regain mobility after being diagnosed with mild idiopathic scoliosis.
We’ve talked about what scoliosis is, how it feels to the patient, and how it can be diagnosed. This week we’ll talk about physical therapy’s role in treating scoliosis.
We recently started a series for Scoliosis Awareness Month and covered the topic of what scoliosis is. In this post, we’ll cover how it feels (from a patient’s perspective) and how it can be diagnosed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Looking for a great company to work with? Roanoke Therapy Services, Inc. is looking to hire two physical therapists for staff positions!
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!
This week’s spotlight is on Morgan Harrington PT DPT. Let’s hear from Morgan on how she came to be an integral part of the Roanoke Therapy Services team!