What is "prehab" and why is it so important?
Prehab, short for pre-habilitation, is known as a proactive physical therapy approach geared towards setting your body up for a successful recovery after surgery.
Prehab exercises are those that focus on improving your range of motion, flexibility, and strength in the weeks leading up to surgery. It has been shown to improve function not only before surgery but also after. This can potentially decrease the length of a patient's hospital ...
Posted on 2021-03-25
Here are five common misconceptions about physical therapy:
I need to be injured to see a physical therapist. Rehabilitation following an injury or surgery is just a portion of what physical therapists provide assitance with. It’s common for a PT to treat other common ailments like balance, headaches, pelvic pain, chronic pain, and basic joint and muscle discomfort. They also work with clients to prevent injuries and improve athletic performance.
Posted on 2021-03-04
DID YOU KNOW?
The shoulder is most mobile and active joint in your body. We use our shoulders all the time, even without realizing it! This means that if you suffer from a frozen shoulder, it can causes significant limitations and greatly impact your ability to go about your daily life.
WHAT EXACTLY IS A FROZEN SHOULDER?
Frozen shoulder is a disorder in which the shoulder joint capsule becomes inflamed and stiff, causing adhesion, resulting in a fixation of the joi...
Posted on 2021-03-01
Is "Pretty Good" Enough to Stop Working Toward Your Goals?
By Greg Judice PT, DPT, OCS
Today, I’d like to share a cautionary tale about re-injury that we see very commonly in our physical therapy clinic. People who have been injured but are doing quite well with treatment and recovering quickly will start to feel “pretty good.” They return to many of the fun activities that their pain was keeping them from doing. They get back to jogging, playing with th...
Posted on 2021-02-01
On this episode of the show, I am interviewing the founder of Bluetail Medical Group, Dr. David Crane. Dr. Crane practices sports medicine and regenerative orthopedics and specializes in musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic imaging and needle-guided therapies.
A Missouri native, Dr. Crane earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed his residency in emergency medicine at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix. In 2008, he opened Bluetail Medical ...
Posted on 2021-01-14
"At Judice Sports and Rehab, I had a thorough evaluation, and was treated by the physical therapist/owner, Gregory Judice. He spent a full hour with me, one-on-one, and made an individualized plan of care. His hands-on method of treatment was tailor-made for me to improve my shoulder motion, without causing more pain. I had measurable improvement even after one visit!" -Denise