New Year: New Wellness – Prehabilitation

Many people approach the New Year as a time to make resolutions.  Stop smoking, start going to the gym, eat better.  But the most important resolution you can make is to find wellness. Many injuries aren’t from accidents or a “mechanism of injury”, but are instead...

Cold Laser Therapy: What is it? Can it help me?

At Spring Forward Physical Therapy, we offer Cold Laser Therapy (also known as LLLT, low-level light therapy) as well as traditional physical therapy modalities such as Ultrasound and Electrical Stimulation.  However, we have found Cold Laser’s usage increasing as our...

Preventing Falls: Start When You’re Young

Falls are more prevalent in the aging population.  The worst part of these increased falls is that it also coincides with decreased bone density and decreased ability to heal.  Often these falls lead to joint replacements and require the use of assisted devices (ie:...

Orthotics? Will they fix my pain and problem?

Currently there are more and more patients coming into the clinic inquiring about orthotics and how their use would affect their body.  Orthotics can be divided into two categories and each has their own discussion. Prefabricated orthotics (over the counter,...