The PT Treatments You Don’t Need Because They Don’t Work

As we continue to examine the ways in which the physical therapy field can better serve the public, we realized that certain treatments are being done that we as patients really don’t need and/or really aren’t effective. In many cases, most specifically in third-party-payer-dependent settings (the PT Mills), your insurance company is dictating a lot of your care. While … Read More

Why Cash Practice Physical Therapy May Be Better for You: And why it may even be LESS expensive than your in-network PT Mill!

There is a new trend in physical therapy designed to shift the balance of power back toward caregivers and patients. It’s called the “Cash Practice Movement”. Here we’ll discuss how this not only empowers you, the client, to make the best decision for your physical health but also liberates skilled physical therapists EVERYWHERE from the … Read More

PT Mills: Why Physical Therapy Doesn’t Work Anymore

What is wrong with the state of Physical Therapy (PT) as a practice? Physical therapy (PT) as a discipline has been changing. In the past, a client could be evaluated and treated by a licensed PT with great confidence that everything that needed to be done to achieve pain free movement was going to happen. … Read More

Tightening the “Thrower’s Coil”: Rehab, Prehab and Power Up Throwing Performance

Baseball players perform one of, if not, the most violent tasks in sports. The act of throwing a baseball requires the highest amounts of torque, angular velocity and power than any other single sport task. With our experience in sports rehab, strength and conditioning and coaching, we have been able to develop a great niche … Read More

As the phoenix rises from the ashes, so too will RGIII!

Hyperbole maybe. Let’s be honest; millions of people, professional athletes included, have had this procedure, had excellent physical therapy and returned to nearly, if not completely, 100%. However, Robert Griffin III holds a special place in the hearts and minds of everyone in the Metro DC area and for many in and around professional football. … Read More

Movement Econ 315: Addressing throwing shoulder pain by getting after the t-spine

There are lots of similarities in the painful or dysfunctional shoulder. In general, most of these young men and women sit among the top of the heap in their overall size, strength and power capabilities. This is a great advantage to have over your competition but in many case, like the one’s we see often, … Read More