Manage With Movement

#ManageWithMovement on Instagram is a Yoga Challenge that helps to bring awareness to the public about the benefits and role of Physical Therapy in managing pain as well as various facts about opioid use. “Specifically in the US in 2012, 259 million prescriptions were written for opioid pain medication. Stats show that as many asContinue reading “Manage With Movement”

NPS (Nail Patella Syndrome) – General Clinical Presentation

Hey Everyone! Rare diseases – there are a ton of them, right? They can often times be difficult to treat just because they are not as common, the population may be widespread, and there just simply hasn’t been much research done to effectively help the people and remain “evidence-based.” I’ve decided to try to undergoContinue reading “NPS (Nail Patella Syndrome) – General Clinical Presentation”

The Generalist PT

It’s 2018. I’ve been out of PT school for about 2.5 years now. Time flies, right? I can’t believe it. I’ve been working in acute care mainly, a little PRN help in SNFs and outpatient facilities… Ya know, the typical post-grad-need-to-pay-off-my-loans thing. Meanwhile, I feel like everyone around me is getting certified in a millionContinue reading “The Generalist PT”

The Safe Way to Improve Your Shoulder Flexibility: A Self-Study

As many people may know, I recently began participating more in yoga. One of my goals in 2016 was first to run a half-marathon, and then to get more flexible (and do a cool handstand with the sunset in the background like one of those super cool yogis). While we are taught in physical therapyContinue reading “The Safe Way to Improve Your Shoulder Flexibility: A Self-Study”

Dynamic Stretching: Part 1… “The Basics”

If you’re like me, you’ve been doing dynamic stretches practically forever. I grew up always performing “high-knees,” “butt kicks,” and “toy soldiers” before every practice and game. Of course, in college I actually had an idea of what I was doing, compared to when I was younger, but nobody ever told me why I wasContinue reading “Dynamic Stretching: Part 1… “The Basics””

Let me see you 1, 2 step

Hey everyone!! So.. I have been doing workouts on my steps for years (just ask my sister who I always woke up on Saturday mornings). There are TONS of things you can do on steps, but for this post, I will just focus on a few, specifically targeting the legs and hips. These are justContinue reading “Let me see you 1, 2 step”