Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser (also known as LLLT – Low Level Laser Therapy) utilizes specific wavelengths of light to interact with tissues to stimulate healing. The red light therapy communicates with damaged cells which respond with regeneration. Though the device touches your skin, you feel no heat, hear no sound, and ultimately get to rest for the […]

Finding the Right Physical Therapist

For musicians, professionally related physical trauma can be one of the worst kinds of trauma because working musicians can repetitively, step-by-step, hour-by-hour continue to damage their bodies. Musicians’ injuries usually don’t happen overnight, and healing doesn’t happen in one day. It takes time. Injuries related to the music profession can become aggravated because they are […]

SCENAR: Self Controlled Energo-Neuro-Adaptive Regulator

SCENAR (Self Controlled Energo-Neuro-Adaptive Regulator) method is one of the most sophisticated and powerful healing techniques in the world. Because of its unique, computer controlled biofeedback capabilities and ability to stimulate the neuropeptide generating C-fibers of the nervous system, SCENAR locates adapted (malfunctioning) areas of the body such as an organ. muscle, gland, etc. that […]

Diapulse

What is Diapulse? Diapulse is a device that directs a pulsed electromagnetic field to an area of injury. Both animal and human studies indicate that this treatment protects neurons, promotes regeneration, and minimizes lost nerve function. In addition, Diapulse greatly accelerates the healing of SCI-associated pressure sores. Diapulse directs electromagnetic energy to a specific body […]

How much does physical therapy cost?

Physical therapy prices depend on several factors including the type of practice, the physical therapist’s experience and reputation, and, of course, the location of the clinic. The most common physical therapy practice is medium to large sized clinic with many physical therapists and a gym like atmosphere where the majority of professionals are young and […]

Injury Treatment: Hot or Cold?

Do you know when to use heat or cold therapy for an injury? If not, a recent review article by two University of Washington sports doctors, Matthew Karl, MD, and Stanley Herring, MD, can be your guide. Drs. Karl and Herring point out that the application of superficial heat to your body can improve the […]

Using a SCENAR device in a contemporary PT practice

Products at Work A physician, an orthopedic surgeon and a physical therapist all fell into a Rip Van Winkle sleep that lasted 20 years. The physician woke to find everything changed when he began seeing patients again. The medications he wished to prescribe no longer existed or were pulled from the market by the FDA. […]

How to Avoid Yoga Injuries

The positive effects of yoga are widely accepted. Modern science can, in fact, quantify these benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved strength, better posture, positive mood, reduced stress levels, and –the widely desired – weight loss. Recently, however, there has been an increase in the dialogue about the other side of the coin: injuries that […]