Fitness Maintenance Program

March 22nd, 2018

Anyone who has undergone physical therapy during their lifetime understands the benefits and huge impact it can have on their life. Unfortunately, research has shown that a large number of people who do well in physical therapy fail to maintain the gains they have achieved once they have discontinued care. This situation can occur for

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Fascia: Could It Be Part Of Your Problem?

March 6th, 2018

Come join us at Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg on March 20th at 7pm and learn about the growing body of research on fascia and how it may play a key role in many health issues affecting adults and children. The effects of fascial dysfunction can range from joint pain/degeneration, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, migraines, headaches

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Parkinson’s Disease: Apathy & Motivation Seminar

November 29th, 2017

  On December 5th from 7-8:15pm, Appalachian Physical Therapy of Harrisonburg will be hosting a seminar on Parkinson’s Disease: Apathy and Motivation. The topic will cover such things as Prevalence of non-motor symptoms such as apathy in Parkinson’s Disease, defining apathy and it subtle symptoms, difference between depression and apathy, keys to combating low motivation, current

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Dizziness and Vertigo

August 9th, 2017

You wake up as you would any other day and roll over to get out of bed when suddenly a strange feeling hits you. The whole room begins spinning around you, the bed starts moving beneath you, and you feel as though you may be falling. Then, as suddenly as the spinning began, it slows

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Dry Needling, so What’s the Point?

April 5th, 2017

What is all this about dry needling(DN)? How long has it been around and how does it work?  We asked the same questions when we became exposed to it back in 2008.  After becoming certified in this procedure, we have seen very positive results utilizing this in conjunction with other treatment techniques in managing and

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