Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Winter Physical Activity in Central Wisconsin

Winter in Wisconsin is a beautiful time of the year, but it can also be a challenge when it comes to staying active.    When it’s cold and the days get shorter, it’s so tempting to hunker down with a good book on the couch. But keeping up with some physical activity is important for […]

FOOSH: Fall on Outstretched Hand

FOOSH Injuries One of the common injury mechanisms resulting from falls is known as a FOOSH (Fall On an Out Stretched Hand) injury. Despite its funny name, a FOOSH injury can severely impact your upper extremity, leading to significant loss of function. This type of injury occurs when, during a fall, an individual attempts to […]

What is Dry Needling?

DRY NEEDLING FOR TRIGGER POINT RELEASE Have you seen Merrie’s recent dry needling session videos on Facebook, TikTok, or Instagram? Or are you simply interested in learning more about this treatment and its advantages? Either way, we’ve got you covered with this blog post about dry needling. WHAT IS DRY NEEDLING? Dry needling is a […]

My Previvor Journey

  October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! To celebrate and honor everyone touched by breast cancer, one of our team members bravely shares her journey, including her family’s battles with cancer, genetic testing, and preventive measures against breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. She also walks us through some of her struggles along her journey and […]

Falls Prevention with Sport & Spine

Fall Prevention Have you fallen recently or are becoming more scared of falling? Falls can be scary and painful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 people who are 65 years and older fall each year. In that statistic alone, falling seems scary. However, we have good news for […]

Summer Walking Program

  Get outside and join a summer walking program. As the weather continues to get warmer in Central Wisconsin, now is a perfect time to get started on a walking program for fitness. Regular physical activity has been shown to improve cardiovascular and respiratory function (heart and lungs), decrease stress and anxiety, improve sleep quality, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Graston Therapy

  Graston Method Physical Therapy is a manual therapy that helps in pain relief and muscle relaxation. It is a type of deep tissue massage that uses stainless steel instruments to penetrate the skin and muscle tissue. The Graston Technique, which was developed by Dr. David Graston and Gary Brace, is used in treating chronic […]

Why You Should Care About Your Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is the band of muscles that make up the hammock that supports all your abdominal organs. If you think of the trunk as a soda can, the diaphragm is the top of the can, and the pelvic floor is the base. The pelvic floor needs to be flexible to allow things to […]

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