Category: Physical Therapy

What to Expect During Total Joint Replacement Recovery

December 6, 2019

So you’ve studied the benefits of what a joint replacement can do for your quality of life, but now you’re left wondering: What is total joint replacement recovery going to be like? In the weeks leading up to your total joint replacement procedure, your doctor and medical team will walk you through what to expect […]

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Benefits of a Total Hip Replacement Surgery

November 21, 2019

Decreased mobility, pain and the inability to perform daily tasks can be a frustrating reality for those who experience severe hip pain. When you can’t sleep well at night, walk around the grocery store and go for walks outdoors, your quality of life can suffer. The good news is, total hip replacement surgery has evolved […]

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How to Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month

October 10, 2019

As the temperatures drop and fall approaches, it’s tempting to be less physically active. That’s why October is the perfect time to set end-of-the-year goals and focus on healthy self-improvement. A good place to start is by celebrating National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM). Physical therapy is not just for injury recovery, its benefits also include […]

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Common Injuries Treated in Sports Medicine

June 20, 2019

Participating in organized activity or being on a sports team are healthy and fun ways to get in shape and reach your fitness goals. However, they often require training and intense exercise which carries the risk of injury. When dealing with any sports-related injury, you’ll likely be referred to a sports medicine physician. Sports medicine […]

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How to Stay Active with an Injured Knee

May 23, 2019

Recovering from a knee injury can sometimes be a slow process. It can especially put a damper on your workout routine if your injury resulted from a routine workout or team sport, and you’re eager to get active again. It’s important to be careful and take it easy during your recovery period, and there are […]

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Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What’s the Difference?

April 12, 2019

The fields of occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) often get confused. Both specialties include hands-on treatment to help people recover and perform everyday tasks, but each field takes a unique approach in how it helps individuals get back to their normal routines. One key difference between OT and PT is that OT focuses […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Physical Therapy Assistants

March 15, 2019

When you come to Campbell Clinic for physical therapy, you are likely to interact with one of our amazing physical therapy assistants (PTAs). It is hard to imagine our clinic without these diligent workers, but a little more than 50 years ago, the occupation didn’t even exist! While the idea for physical therapy assistants sparked […]

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Physical Therapy and Recovery Go Hand-in-Hand

March 1, 2019

Physical therapists diagnose, manage and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. They utilize a variety of medical equipment and modalities, as well as manual skills, to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions. The primary goals of physical therapy include reducing pain, restoring mobility and improving overall functional levels. Subspecialties include spine […]

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