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Learn about injuries, physical therapy, rehab and prevention.  Our physical therapists share their knowledge and expertise with you.  They also answer the most commonly asked questions about physical therapy.  Browse our recent posts or search for your specific topic. 

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Vertigo, Dizziness, or Losing Balance: Can Physical Therapy Help?

 By Claire Leiker, DPT and Landmark Physical Therapy If you are suffering from vertigo, dizziness or even losing your balance, you may be surprised to learn that physical therapy is often a valuable treatment option. Whether your condition recently started or has been present for years, there are specific exercises and treatments that may help reduce […]

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How to Stay Healthy as a Senior

By Eric Ullman, PT, DPT & Landmark Physical Therapy One of the most common questions I get asked as a physical therapist is from people over the age of sixty.   What can I do to stay healthy as I age?  This is a loaded question because there are so many things that can be done to […]

Runner’s Knee – A few quick tips

By Shane Snyder, DPT & Landmark Physical Therapy  Do you have knee pain with running? Is knee pain limiting your miles per week?  Runner’s Knee is often listed at or near the top of the most common running injuries.   Regardless of age, it affects most runners at some point in their training.  It can be very painful, […]

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Improve Your Walking Speed & Decrease Your Fall Risk

3 Simple Exercises to Improve Your WalkingBy Cara Sherlock, DPT & Landmark Physical Therapy As we age, we become more aware of falling.  You probably know friends or relatives who have fallen.  Maybe you’ve caught yourself off balance.  Or maybe you realize your reaction time is a little slower.  When you are worried about falling, it […]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains – Should You Be Concerned?By Mark DiSalvo & Landmark Physical Therapy  Are growing pains real?  Is it possible for kids to wake up at night with leg pain and then miraculously feel better in the morning?  The answer to both of these is YES.What are growing pains?  Growing pains are pains in the larger […]

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Back to School Shoes

How to Choose the Right Back to School Shoes for Your ChildBy Mark DiSalvo & Landmark Physical Therapy It’s back to school time and that means new back to school shoes for most kids.  This pair of shoes will probably be worn 30+ hours a day and if they last until winter break that’s around 600 […]

Backpack Safety

By Mark DiSalvo and Landmark Physical TherapyYour kids want to pick out a backpack based on their favorite characters, colors and fashion.  But how do you know which backpack is the safest for them?  Learn which features on a backpack are the most important and a few backpack safety tips. What to look for in a […]

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Think BIG for Parkinson's

Parkinson’s BIG program: What’s it all about?

By Mindy Treon, DPT & Landmark Physical Therapy Previously, we discussed what Parkinson’s disease is and some of the common symptoms. If you missed that blog post follow this link. As promised, we wanted to share with you a generalized overview of the Parkinson’s BIG program.  To recap – Parkinson’s disease is a neurological degenerative disease […]

Parkinson’s Disease

An Overview of Parkinson’s Symptoms and Introduction to the BIG ProgramBy Mindy Treon, DPT & Landmark Physical Therapy  Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that can be life threatening over time.  According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, close to one million people in the US are living with Parkinson’s. 1  This progressive disease has no […]

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Stretching Tips for Runners

Stretching Tips for Runners – Improve Your Stride & Stay Injury FreeBy Mark DiSalvo and Landmark Physical Therapy Runners often ask which stretches are most important.  If you are training for your first race, or you are an experienced runner, here are 4 tips for improving your stride & staying healthy:   Curl your toes when […]