Ready, Set, Refresh! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Fitness Goals

When the calendar year comes to a close, we often find ourselves physically and mentally depleted from the holidays and the end-of-the-year rush. It’s no wonder that three of the most common self-improvement resolutions uttered as the clock strikes midnight are: eat more healthily, lose weight and commit to a regular exercise program. January is… Read More

Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution!

As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often or getting into “better shape” are all common. These all require increasing your amount of physical activity. More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood.… Read More

Healing Soft Tissue Injuries with PEACE & LOVE

Written by UVM EXMS student, Rebecca McNally Many different acronyms have guided our management of acute soft tissue injuries over the years.  Initially, ICE (ice, compression, elevation) was the basic principle for early treatment.  Soon, ICE became RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation), and then PRICE (protection, rest, ice, compression, elevation) and POLICE (protection, optimal loading,… Read More

What’s a Movement Diagnosis?

Medical diagnoses don’t need much of an introduction. They’re what you get from your doctor when you’re sick. Examples would be influenza, diabetes, or hypertension. They describe the underlying problem that is causing your symptoms. When people feel sick, they know they need to go to the doctor and find out what’s going on to… Read More