Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia “A Dead – End Diagnosis?”

December 31st, 2018

Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis that most of us are familiar with, but do we know exactly what it is?  To answer this and many more questions, Appalachian Physical Therapy of Harrisonburg will be hosting a seminar titled “Fibromyalgia: A Dead – End Diagnosis?”  Annie Baker PT, MS and Colleen Whiteford PT, DPT will be discussing

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Kneed A Knew Knee

Kneed A Knew Knee?

August 30th, 2018

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

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Parkinson's Wellness Recovery

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!®) to the Valley

July 27th, 2018

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery to the Valley -Dr. Jennifer Grove, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG®, PWR!® Certified Instructor, Leigh Nicolas, PWR!® Cert Instructor. Approximately 1.2 million people in the US are predicted to have Parkinson’s disease (PD) by 2030, according to a recent large scale study put on by the Parkinson’s Foundation.  This prediction precipitates the

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Spring Runner's Clinic

Spring Runner’s Clinic

May 10th, 2018

On Tuesday, May 22nd, Appalachian Physical Therapy and Bluestone Bike and Run will be hosting a runners clinic at our Harrisonburg office. The event will consist of a discussion of proper foot mechanics, footwear selection, the latest research on running and injury prevention, shod versus barefoot running, and avoiding common training errors. The format will

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Fitness Maintenance Program

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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