15Apr, 2016

Can Physical Therapy Really Help Me With My Weight?

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Do you experience back pain, knee pain and continually tell yourself you need to lose weight? When you’re trying to get control of your weight, there can be a lot of barriers that hinder your ability to either lose or maintain the desired weight. Those factors could include, time, back pain, knee pain or just pain in general or even embarrassment but for many people, the first hurdle is just knowing how to get started. There are many individuals and medical professionals that can help you in your journey towards […]
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9Mar, 2016

What is Trigger Point Dry Needling?

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A relatively new and effective treatment being used in the physical therapy arena is trigger point dry needling. Trigger point dry needling (TrP-DN) aids to alleviate soreness and tenderness that is associated with trigger points. Our Physical Therapists at Oklahoma Physical Therapy are trained in TrP-DN and we effectively treat our patients on the face, neck, shoulders, low back, legs, feet, arms and hands. So what is dry needling and how effective is this treatment? Trigger point dry needling (TrP-DN), also referred to as intramuscular stimulation, is an invasive procedure using an acupuncture needle to […]
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6Oct, 2015

Home Exercise Programs: Are they really worth doing?

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We all know that time is a valuable commodity. It’s amazing how fast your day/week/month fills up with obligations pulling you one way or the other, and it’s hard to find the time for anything, especially your Home Exercise Program (HEP). That’s what your physical therapy visits are for, right? Not so fast…Physical Therapy and HEP go hand in hand and you need both to recover quickly and to prevent further injury. Physical therapy focuses on improving range of motion and muscle strength; it also proves valuable as a pain […]
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