May 1, 2018

DPTSI is supporting the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day.

Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and some types of cancer. ...Continue reading



April 4 2018

Dry needling is a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and ...Continue reading




March 20, 2018


Have you been experiencing foot pain that worsens when you first get out of bed in the morning or after standing for long periods of time throughout your day? If so, you could be experiencing Plantar Fasciitis, also known as inflammation  ...Continue reading



March 6, 2018


It can start as tolerable pain that only comes after physical activity. Over time, the pain increases, invades your exercise routine, and may even reach a point where walking is painful, the injury site sore to touch.

Ahhh, the fibula stress fracture—that creeping stress injury that runners  ...Continue reading



February 22, 2018

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reports that rehabilitation, including physical therapy, provided within 1-15 days of pain beginning may significantly reduce the use of opioids, nonsurgical invasive procedures such as joint injections, and surgery in patients  ...Continue reading




January 8, 2018

It has often been said that “Good form is the first step in injury prevention”. Paying special attention to your body's positioning at all times is key when being active. Educating yourself and understanding how to move your body correctly can benefit recovery by reducing any movement errors that have the potential to cause injury. This will also allow yourself some time to improve  ...Continue reading



December 27, 2017


We all know it. We’ve all experienced it. And we all want it to go away! At any given time 25% of people living in the United States have lower back pain (LBP). That is a quarter of the country, A QUARTER! While most pain subsides and goes away within days, some LBP can return or progress and can seriously impact your everyday life and your skeletal health.  A majority of us will be able to relieve and conquer our LBP by practicing simple exercises, maintaining ...Continue reading