Active Physical Therapy

Welcome to our September newsletter! Read below to learn more about what's happening at Active PT! Upcoming Events Saturday, September 23, 2017 -- Fall Jam at Crossfit FutureActive PT will be at CrossFit Future again this year for their annual Fall Jam. Come try dry needling, SASTM, a Functional...

Can you use a Fitbit to motivate yourself to do your home exercise plan? A patient’s home exercise program is essential for recovery. Even with the print outs of exercises that the therapists assign for home, patients seem to lack the incentive to complete them. A...

Overly mobile joints? Suspect that you might have Ehler-Danlos Syndrome? Read below to why physical therapy might be right for you! What is Ehler-Danlos Syndrome? Ehler-Danlos Syndrome is a group of connective tissue disorders that affect how collagen is made and used in the body. Collagen is...

Achieving Your Greatest Success At Active Physical Therapy, the successful achievement of your goals is our absolute top priority. In giving you the care you need and attention you deserve, we want to be confident our patients are aware of how they can get the most...

Overcoming Obesity The month of September is National Childhood Obesity Month.  According to the Center for Disease and Prevention, approximately 1 in 6 children between the age of 2-19 are considered obese.  Childhood obesity can lead to various health complications including Diabetes, heart disease, and can...

Welcome to our August newsletter! We are hiring a new physical therapist and read more to learn what will happen when Missy goes on maternity leave! Upcoming Events Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -- Senior Day at the OSU State FairCome to the Ohio State fair to box with Kevin,...

Welcome to our July 2017 newsletter! Keep reading to learn about what Active Physical Therapy has been up to and what events to look forward to! Upcoming Events Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -- Senior Day at the OSU State Fair Come to the OSU State fair to box with...

Bridging the Gap When flipping through magazines or tuning into the local news and radio stations, one will recognize a topic constantly discussed: the health of our society. This is a common topic of conversation given that physical inactivity is the leading health concern of the...

Based on the below workout: 20-minute AMRAP of: 6 Deadlifts, 22# 7 Burpee Pull-ups 10 Kettlebell Swings, 70# 200m run   Modifications: Kettlebell Deadlift: Using kettlebells verses a barbell can allow you to make room for your growing belly. With a wider stance and angled feet, keep kettlebells about shoulder width apart. Using...

Knee Injury in the CrossFit Athlete While you’re at the box completing your WOD, injury is probably the last thing on your mind.  However, injury is a major set-back for a workout that contains dynamic, full-body exercises like a CrossFit WOD.  A study was completed this...