Heat or Ice for Pain? It Depends…
When it comes to managing symptoms at home, many patients report they avoid utilizing adjuncts, including heat and ice, due to a lack of knowledge on which one they could, or should, be using.
Practicing Mindfulness in Times of Uncertainty
Written by Daulton Rutter, DPT, OCS
In times such as these, practicing mindfulness can help to calm the mind, comfort our spirits, and facilitate mental and physical well-being. But what is mindfulness?
Arthritis + Aquatics = Pain Relief
Simply put, arthritis hurts! So, what can we do to manage those painful symptoms?
What is a Net Promoter Score (NPS)?
HARTZ Physical Therapy is proud to have achieved an average Net Promoter Score in 2019 of 96.
Aquatic Therapy Isn’t Just for Older People
Aquatic therapy is often an overlooked form of rehabilitation when it comes to individuals with sports related injuries.
Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Resolutions
More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. However, ramping up your activity level too quickly after a holiday season of eating, drinking and being merry can lead to pain, injury and disappointment if your body isn't ready for it.
Recovery after a Concussion…A True Story
In the fall of 2016, our son sustained a concussion on the football field as the result of a direct hit. While he had been well-coached in how to hit and block properly to avoid injury, there was little that could be done to avoid sustaining a bad hit.
Heat Stroke: It can Happen to Anyone…A Personal Reflection
Every summer throughout my entire life I have heard the repetitive warnings that as the heat and humidity increases, there are dangers of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. With those warnings, I tended to shrug them off with the ignorant mindset of “that isn’t going to happen to me.”
Physical Therapy 1st Option to Treat Low Back Pain
Let’s look at some of the common treatments for low back pain and see how they stack up against physical therapy.
The No. 1 Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Physical Therapy Experience
Dealing with the pain and limited mobility associated with an injury or illness can be stressful for so many reasons. Luckily, there are some ways that you can gain control over the situation and ensure that you return to the activities you care most about.