Athletes are involved in a lot of sports and are therefore exposed to a lot of injuries. These injuries are best treated with physical therapy as their treatment basically inhibits movement of their injured body part. Pain inhibits performance in athletes’ sports
Physical therapists at Whites Physical Therapy agree that flexibility is a vital way of keeping one’s body fit and able. It is also considered to be the third pillar of body fitness. On the contrary, people pay less attention to this form
Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a tool used to identify deficiencies in movement and stability. FMS involves important movement patterns that are designed to identify the manipulative ability of an individual and their stability when placed in extreme positions where weaknesses are
Joint mobilization is the careful application of skilled forces to restore a dislocated joint. This may be as a result of extended or torn ligaments, muscles and tendons found on the joints. Joint mobilization addresses joint pain and joint stiffness. Physical therapists
Tendonitis is usually a result of a repetitive force constantly putting a strain on a tendon. This, in turn, results in the inflammation of the tissue that connects muscle to the bone. Tendonitis can also be a result of an acute injury.
If you are looking to improve your balance and coordination, then balance boards are the way to go. At Whites Physical Therapy we help athletes, fitness enthusiasts, the elderly and those who suffer from conditions that affect balance and coordination. Balance boards
Technological advancements have made human life way easier. These advancements have helped the medical field progress with the aim of eliminating diseases. One such way is Iontophoresis. This is a painless and non-invasive process was created as a means of delivering medicine
What is a herniated disc? This can be defined as a condition where one of the pads between the vertebrae moves out of position and messes with the neighboring nerves. This condition is fairly common and can occur anywhere along the spine.
What is resistance exercise? It is any form of exercise that causes the muscles to contract against external resistance aimed towards increasing the ability of muscles to generate force. The training increases endurance, strength, tone, and mass. The resistance can be from
For anyone who has recently come through a physical therapy program, one of the main concerns would be how to maintain the fitness levels that have been achieved. White’s Physical Therapy in Wilmington MA is one of the best centers where one