What is Pre-hab?

Getting In Shape Prior to Surgery Can Make Recovery Easier Most people facing the need for surgery do their homework first to pick their surgeon, read up on their surgery and speak to others who have undergone a similar intervention. Some may still feel nervous or worried as to whether or not they will bounce…

Evidence Update on Low Back Pain

Steady advances in research for the treatment of low back pain have occurred discussing the efficacy and effectiveness of physical therapy for low back pain.   As the reimbursement climate changes, physical therapists and medical doctors must continue to search for and provide the most cost effective care possible to the patient.   This document…

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common diagnosis treated at our facility. Muscular and skeletal causes are normally to blame. Examples of musculoskeletal causes include rotator cuff inflammation and tears, bursitis, rubbing of bone on a tendon, and lack of coordination of shoulder muscles. On occasion, nerves in the neck area may actually be the cause of…

Aqua Therapy Pool, Center For Physical Excellence - Prescott Office

Pool Exercise Helps New Knees

Starting aquatic therapy early led to better physical function in patients having total knee replacement, although early water-based exercise did not appear to be beneficial in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty, a German randomized study suggested. Early institution of the pool-based therapy after knee replacement was associated with improved physical function, with effect sizes ranging from…