Skeletal Hip

Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery

Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery Over 300,000 people in the United States undergo full hip replacement surgery every year. An anterior, lateral, or total hip replacement involves the removal of the diseased or damaged part of the joint. During replacement surgery, surgeons insert new and functional artificial parts. Ultimately, the…

Physical therapist meeting a patient

What is the Value of a Patient?

What is the Value of a Patient? By Brian Gallagher, PT, CEO, MEG Business Management LLC Think about the last time you were on Amazon ready to buy something.  Even though you knew what you intended on buying, you probably took the time to read the reviews and they probably had an impact on your decision…

Group of people doing floor exercises

Myth vs Fact: Pelvic Floor Exercises

Myth vs Fact: Pelvic Floor Exercises Written by Joint Ventures Physical Therapy The pelvic floor isn’t something that’s commonly talked about – at least not openly in many circles. As a result, there are a number of myths surrounding it. Are kegels the only pelvic floor exercises for women? Do pelvic floor exercises for men…

Cheerleading Squad

Cheerleading Safety Tips from a Physical Therapist

Cheerleading Safety Tips from a Physical Therapist If you’ve ever done it, you know: cheerleading is a highly competitive sport. It’s physically and mentally demanding; it’s definitely not just about waving pom-poms around. In fact, cheerleaders today face more injuries than ever before. They’re flying, flipping, and jumping through the air. Some even refer to…