I just received my new seatpost from the amazing crew of Cirrus Cycles in Washington state. It’s a BodyFloat Isolation Seatpost. Most of you haven’t seen this type of bicycle seatpost. It’s a one-of-a-kind seatpost, where you as a rider is suspended, allowing the bike to move underneath you. […]
As we begin the near calendar year, many of us make a new year’s resolution of “losing weight” or “being more active” to try and return to a more healthy lifestyle. Although it sounds like a great idea, it can be very difficult for people to prepare and maintain the changes they want to make […]
According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 300,000 sport-related concussions that occur annually in the United States. Hence, why this topic has become one of the more popular amongst news and social media outlets. Comparisons between concussion studies continue to be considered complicated because of a general lack of agreement […]
Foot and ankle injuries are a common cause that forces us into orthopedic offices day in and day out. Unfortunately, for the current reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry, the case was no different. In 2011-2012 Curry missed significant portions of the season (60 of 82 games) due to reoccurring ankle sprains which at one point […]
For adults over the age of 65, falling can be a major concern. Many factors could lead to falls whether it’s from physical limitations such as weakness, or difficulty with balance due to neurological deficits. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in every 3 adult the age of 65 or […]
As of July 1st, 2015 the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy passed a law granting and extending licensed physical therapists the ability to evaluate and treat patients for 30 days without a physician referral instead of the previous 14 days. To view the full details on the most up to date physical therapy laws and […]
Physical therapist are constantly evaluating and treating patients with back pain. Individuals usually present to physical therapy with a MRI scan or findings in hand with a myriad of questions. Often, patients are seeking alternatives to surgery. MRI’s are utilized by medical professionals to determine if symptoms may be caused by an abnormality located in […]
We will be opening tomorrow, Wednesday February 18th, at 10 am.
Due to the inclement weather, PEAK Physical Therapy will closed tomorrow, February 17, 2015. We plan on re-opening on Wednesday. Enjoy and Be Safe!
Christmas is typically one of the most stressful events of the year. The expense of buying gifts, the pressure of last minute shopping, and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions. Some practical suggestions can help you reduce your ‘Christmas stress’.