Thursday December 27, 2012

Physical Therapy Treatment vs. Treatment by a Physical Therapist

Webster’s definition of physical therapy is : “the treatment of disease, injury, or disability by physical and mechanical means (as massage, regulated exercise, water, light, heat, and electricity.” Are physical therapists the only heal care professionals that provide “physical therapy,” ┬áno. For licensed professionals, they have a scope of practice that provides a description of what they can and can’t do by law.

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Friday January 27, 2012

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Have you experienced episodes of dizziness or spinning with movement? You may be experiencing positional vertigo or Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). BPPV is a disorder of the vestibular system which is found in the inner ear. Symptoms most commonly associated with BPPV include dizziness, spinning, nausea, unsteadiness or imbalance with walking.

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Wednesday June 22, 2011


You have your primary care physician. You have your dentist. You even have your barber or hair stylist. So who is your physical therapist?

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Saturday April 9, 2011

New Life Provides Physical Therapy Treatment for a Variety of Conditions

Patients and clients come to New Life clinics with many different diagnoses, either requesting, or have a referral for physical therapy treatment. A diagnosis is the art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms. Usually, the diagnosis is an attempt to identify the suspected “pain-generator” that is causing limitations of the patient’s daily activities.

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Tuesday February 22, 2011

New Life Physical Therapist Gains Advanced Training in Applied Functional Science

New Life PT and Sports Medicine staff physical therapist, Jamie Bockhop MPT, LAT has enrolled in Gray Institute’s “Fellowship in Applied Functional Science” (FAFS
.) The AFS Fellowship is an intensive 42 week long continuing education program consisting of direct classroom and on-line learning.

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