During our recent running injury prevention and performance seminar we discussed some ways runners can individually assess their mobility, strength, and control. We provided rationale for why these tests are important not only for injury prevention, but also for rehabilitation and running performance. After the presentation, some participants requested I make these tests available, I
The second article in our series on dizziness and vertigo focuses on dizziness, specifically cervicogenic dizziness. Before we start, I feel it is important to make a distinction between the terms dizziness and vertigo, as many people use them interchangeably even though they are two different symptoms. Vertigo is a feeling that the room is spinning around
If you have ever had the misfortune of experiencing dizziness or vertigo, you probably have a good understanding of how disabling these conditions can be. Many times seemingly insignificant movements or changes in position cause the whole room to begin spinning around you, make you feel light-headed, or give you the illusion you are falling.
With the recent retirement of Mrs. Carla Lloyd, who we will dearly miss, we welcome to the Broadway office the new PT Tech Dan Buhl. Dan recently graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science. He has completed a physical therapy minor and an occupational therapy minor upon
On Tuesday, September 18th, Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg, (located between Koh’s and Martin’s) will be hosting Kneed A Knew Knee: A Deeper Look at Knee Pain Treatment Options seminar from 7pm-8pm. Dr. Danial Mills, PT, DPT, and Dr. Bill Whiteford, PT, DPT will be speaking about causes of knee pain (beyond arthritis), alternatives to