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The McKenzie Method
The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is an internationally researched system of assessment and management for spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders. The McKenzie Method was developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist Robin McKenzie. Since its conception It has been widely used all over the world for more than 60 years!
Ten Therapy Tips and Tricks to Tame Tennis Elbow
Tennis elbow, also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is caused by inflammation of the muscles of the forearm that attach to the elbow. It is usually a result of inflammation of the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon.
Back Pain, MRIs & PT- What you should know
Have you been experiencing back pain and are wondering if you should ask a Doctor about undergoing an MRI? PT may be a better option, here’s why:
Physical Therapy for Your Child
When we think of physical therapy (PT), we often have an image of an injured young adult recovering from an athletic injury or maybe an elderly person receiving treatment for age-related aches and pains. But did you know that physical therapists can play a vital role in helping young children as well?
Selecting Supportive Shoes
Our Therapists at Allied Health Solutions commonly treat foot and ankle injuries, and are skilled at gait analysis, and examining orthotics, running and/or daily-wear shoes. We hope to share some suggestions for selecting the right shoes.
Being “Double Jointed” is More than Just a Party Trick
Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS), commonly referred to as being “double jointed” is a connective tissue disorder characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain due to joint instability and hyperextensibility.
How to Keep Your New Years Resolutions
One of the most common New Years Resolutions is to exercise more– an excellent goal! Our Physical Therapists at Allied Health Solutions hope to share some tips and tricks to make sure that you don’t end up becoming one of the resolution-ers who have abandoned their exercise goals by the end of February. Here are a few ways to motivate yourself to exercise.
A Year in Review at AHS
This past Saturday, the AHS team members and their families gathered to celebrate the holiday season and the end of a wonderful year! Turns out, we clean up pretty well!
Managing Body Pain in Cold Weather
Have you ever wondered why your muscles and joints seem achier during the winter months? Our bodies’ natural reaction to cold external temperatures can cause us pain. Small changes in your daily habits and physical therapy can help. Here’s how:
Helping the Injured Worker Get Back to Work
Accidents happen…even at work. Here are some of the steps we take to help get injured workers back to their jobs safely.