October is Physical Therapy Awareness Month

We are proud to announce that October has been designated as Physical Therapy Awareness month by Governor Evers. The Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association (WPTA) worked with the Governor’s office to provide recognition of the PT and PTA professions and the valuable role we play in restoring function back to our patients.   Next year will mark…

Why You Should Get PT First

Because of the closures of physician’s offices, stoppages of elective surgeries, and social distancing guidelines resulting from COVID-19, many people with pain or joint issues have had appointments or surgeries delayed. If you’re one of them and you haven’t seen your PT yet, you should. Here are some reasons why: Early PT leads to better…

Are Your Workouts Giving You What You Want?

How much thought have you put into the exercises you’re going to use for your next workout? Did you choose them yourself, or did you find them on the internet or in a magazine? What’s your workout designed for? Do those goals match yours? Are the exercises even safe for you? Using the wrong program…

Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have…

Is your posture terrible? Here is how to fix it.

Rounded shoulders. Hunched back. Forward head. Slouchy. Low confidence. Flatback. Swayback.    All of these terms are associated with one thing, poor posture.    Have you caught yourself in the mirror or saw a picture of yourself and didn’t like what you saw? Do you find yourself correcting your posture constantly only to find yourself…