July 25, 2018

Low back pain is a common problem for many Americans. In fact, it has become the leading reason for missing work. In addition to lost productivity, back pain disrupts normal and recreational activities. The collective cost of back pain treatment has been estimated at ...Continue reading

June 6, 2018

Doctor’s Physical Therapy & Sports Institute is pleased to announce that licensed physical therapist and Clinical Liaison, Dr. Sergio Hafid Martinez PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN has completed a fellowship with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT).  This is the highest level a physical therapist can attain in orthopedics...Continue reading

May 29, 2018

According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a study of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), high-intensity aerobic exercise performed on a treadmill in the early stages, and within 5 years of diagnosis, can slow the severity of symptoms of the disease. While researchers say more research ...Continue Reading

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

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