National Physical Therapy Month Tips From Our PTs

October is Physical Therapy Month, and this year the American Physical Therapy Association’s focus is on healthy aging. Physical therapists and physical therapy assistants can play an impactful role in helping people overcome pain, reclaim mobility and stay active as they age.

Our team of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants are dedicated to making your experience as comfortable as possible, whether you’re experiencing pain and dysfunction or recovering from an injury or procedure. We offer you focused and effective treatment plans to get you feeling better and moving better quickly.

Get to know our team and the services they provide here, and check out their helpful tips in some of our popular physical therapy posts below!

Physical Therapy Resources

Blueprint for Better Joint Mobility: How Activity Keeps Your Bones Healthy as You Age

With the many changes our bones go through as we age, it makes it incredibly important to take precautions to keep them healthy- staying active plays a big role in that. Learn more about how activity and exercise can improve your mobility from our physical therapists.

Five Quick Exercise Tips for Knee Pain

Michael Baer, a Rebound physical therapist with more than 17 years of experience, works with many Rebound patients living with chronic knee problems. In this post, he provides examples that are commonly effective for knee pain.

Common Ways to Alleviate Shoulder Pain and Strengthen Shoulders

The shoulder is a complex joint susceptible to injury, and PT Helen McDevitt provides tips and insight on why shoulder pain happens and how to overcome it. As an orthopedic physical therapist at Rebound, she specializes in the shoulder and sports medicine.

Tips for Managing Heel Pain from Plantar Fasciitis

Did you know one of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis? Rebound PT Lisa Seitz gives the scoop on what causes heel pain, symptoms and what steps to take to manage pain.

How to Know the Difference Between Soreness and Pain

PT Michael Baer provides pointers on determining the difference between soreness and pain. If pain is persistent, find out how a visit to a physical therapist may help.

When to Ice or Heat an Injury

Do you know when to apply ice or heat? Many people confuse the two, so our physical therapy team ways in with some advice on the types of injuries that benefit from heat therapy vs. ice therapy.