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  • Dear Abby,



    Dear Abby,

    Dear Abby, I have this terrible pain in my joint where my big toe meets my foot. It is only on my right foot. It aches and keeps me up at night. I tend to wear heels a lot for work which hurts but it also hurts really bad when ...

  • Staff Highlight



    Staff Highlight

    See what our PTAs Carol and Jayme are up to that benefits YOU! Well-trained Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) are a critical aspect of any physical therapy program. Our Elite PTAs work as a part of a team to provide treatment to patients under the guidance of our physical therapists. At ...

  • Physical Therapy vs Opioids: When to Choose Physical Therapy for Pain Management



    Physical Therapy vs Opioids: When to Choose Physical Therapy for Pain Management

    The United States Surgeon General wrote a letter to all physicians August of 2016 with the opening line, “I am asking for your help to solve an urgent health crisis facing America: the opioid epidemic.” For decades, long-term chronic pain management was widely believed to be controlled through opioids, such ...

  • Dear Abby



    Dear Abby

    Dear Abby, Sometimes when I wake up in the morning, my neck is stiff and I am unable to turn my head to look behind me? I am guessing something is happening while I am sleeping at night. I tend to sleep with two pillows because I do not like ...