Physical Therapy As Primary Orthopedic Care

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, September 16, 2020

Many people are still not aware of this, but you can come to physical therapy FIRST!!  No, you don’t need to see your doctor first.  No, you don’t need to go to the orthopedist first.  No, you don’t need to wait to have your pain treated.  Use Physical Therapy as primary care for orthopedic injuries.  […]

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Surgery on the horizon? Make sure you PREHAB!

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, August 7, 2020

With Connecticut continuing to lead the country in our response to COVID-19, it has allowed many people to feel more comfortable with scheduling elective surgeries which may have been pushed off for months by the pandemic.  But after months of recurring pain and increasing stiffness and restriction, are you at your best leading into your […]

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Getting Back Outside

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, June 23, 2020

COVID-19 has taken its toll mentally and physically on all of us.  Now fully engrossed in summer, we have seen businesses reopen, people returning to work, and our kids going back to camps and some sports. While all this change has been occurring, there is another change that has happened:  We’ve gotten stiffer, weaker, and […]

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Optimizing Mobility To Improve Your Pitching

by nlindsley, April 29, 2020

As we have discussed before, the art of pitching is far more than the end result, that being throwing a baseball. In order to generate the force needed to complete this action, it is pivotal that we utilize proper mechanics to not only complete the task, but to complete it safely and efficiently. Now when […]

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Spring and Quarantine Self Maintenance

by Michael Demetriades, DPT, April 9, 2020

As this pandemic forces many people to go out less and ultimately move their bodies less.  This can be the perfect combination to allow muscle weakness to set in.  Between moving less, outdoor household chores, and stuck inside; there are many ways to stay active and keep yourself safe during this time of year. During […]

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Can Telehealth Help My Ergonomics At Home?

by Joel Paul, MSPT, April 6, 2020

Telehealth is a growing trend with many different ways to reach out to health care providers.  Due to technology there are now apps and websites that patients can visit to contact their providers.  This is now allowing patients to continue to have guidance during this time of need.  One question we are receiving more frequently […]

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E-VISITS AND TELEHEALTH DURING COVID-19

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, March 30, 2020

The last few weeks have hit everyone like a punch to the gut with COVID-19 showing up.  Our world and day to day lives have been rocked in ways few of us could have imagined.  Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores with lines out the doors, and all of us attempting to limit interactions. Social […]

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I Hurt My Back, Who Do I Call?

by Michael Dow, MSPT, February 24, 2020

I just hurt my back!!  Who do I call?! My Physical Therapist, an Orthopedist, or a Chiropractor? Unfortunately, spinal problems are so common, it’s almost inevitable.  It’s an age long issue that affects all ages, genders, ethnicities, and across all geography and socioeconomical regions.  Fact: 70% of people of 35 years old will experience some […]

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Blood Flow Restriction Therapy – Is It Right For Me?

by Pete Geloso, DPT, January 13, 2020

Physical Therapy is a constantly growing profession. Research continues to be done to support the application of various treatment techniques, exercises, and modalities. Some of this research disproves old theories and emphasizes discontinuing their use. While other research is being performed to support the use of new treatments to help treat our patients. Some of […]

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How To Fix Your Back Pain – Woodbridge, CT

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, November 15, 2019

Oh what a can of worms I’m opening with this one.  For everyone seeing the title and hoping I magically came up with a one-step wonder cure this week….sorry, we’re out of luck!  However, the answer to how to fix your back pain isn’t all that complex.  What it does take is a willingness to […]

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