Video Games and Exercise

Video Games and Exercise

I’ll admit it. I’ve grown up in an era where video games are a form of play time. My best friend and I begged my parents to get a steering wheel with foot pedals so we could play our favorite computer racing game. Every Thanksgiving,

Better Hearing & Speech Month

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) gives us an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders. This month is the perfect time to shine a spotlight on speech and hearing issues as well as evaluate our communication capabilities. Speech and hearing disorders often go unnoticed due to fear of being singled out or a lack of knowledge.

Vote for Strive! as Best of the 352

Thanks to support from our amazing community, we have been nominated to participate in the Best of the 352 contest for both Physical Therapy and Chiropractic!

Cast your vote for your favorite 352 businesses by clicking here.

You can vote once daily through May 15th!

Piriformis Syndrome: A Pain in the Butt! – By Dr. Louise Bullard

                                                                                                           

Have you been having a pain in the butt? 

Piriformis syndrome is when the piriformis muscle is inflamed. The piriformis muscle is a thick band like muscle that runs diagonally across the buttocks region. This muscle gets inflamed from certain things such as carrying a wallet in your back pocket,

Move More Month: Easy Ways to Get Moving in the Workplace

April, also known as Move More Month by the American Heart Association, is an opportunity to study personal habits and work to incorporate additional daily activity.

According to the AHA, most adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work and find themselves with little time or energy left at the end of the day to exercise or get moving.

Occupational Therapy – What Is It?

Occupational Therapy focuses on treating patients who are recovering from a range of ailments, teaching them how to adapt and live life to the fullest. These ailments can be physical, mental, developmental, and emotional, impacting a person’s ability to perform daily activities at any age.

Occupational therapists typically work with patients who display:

  • Birth Injuries or birth defects
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Traumatic injuries to the brain or the spinal cord
  • Autism &

Benefits of Speech Therapy

 

A speech therapist can help you with speech, language, and swallowing. They provide speech therapy to children and adults who may have speech or language disorders. Speech therapists, commonly known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), are highly educated, trained, and experienced professionals. They often work as a team to help patients overcome a wide range of difficulties.

Car Accident Injuries – Whiplash by Dr. Louise Bullard

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be life changing. It can cause injuries that last a lifetime. Usually after being involved in a motor vehicle accident your symptoms do not appear for a few days due to adrenaline kicking in. Sometimes people try to brush the symptoms off and assume that they will go away.

Physical Therapy for Equestrians

Equestrian riders can sustain injuries just like any other sport. Here at Strive! Physical Therapy, we understand the unique demands that are put on the body while riding horses. Not only does the bodies overall health effect how well one rides, but it also effects the performance of an equine partner. Strive! can help you recover from injury and get you back to riding at your best.