Active Physical Therapy

WHAT IS DIRECT ACCESS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER TO ME? Direct access means you can go straight to a physical therapist when you have an injury. You do not need a physician’s referral or prescription to start, which can make it more cost effective for...

These five tips will make the difference between a good workout and a great workout. What/where is your thoracic spine? [caption id="attachment_956" align="alignright" width="200"] Thoracic Spine Mobility[/caption] The thoracic spine, commonly referred to as the upper back, is comprised of 12 individual vertebrae. The structure of these vertebrae permits...

Background Most of us have heard of Parkinson’s disease (PD), as famous celebrities like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali are currently battling the disease, but what is PD? Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder that may cause tremors, slowed movements, and postural rigidity.  Although there...

So you're having rotator cuff surgery? The thought of having shoulder surgery for a torn rotator cuff may seem very intimidating and discouraging.  The three to four month rehab process can be vigorous and challenging, with various factors playing a role in the rotator cuff surgery...

Thanks for your interest in the Active Physical Therapy blog! I wanted first dibs on posting to introduce myself and Active PT. It was simple why I started this company: to bring unique and top-notch physical therapy care to the residents of Hilliard, Ohio. I am excited that...

    It only took a year, but today we officially launched our new website! Let us know your thoughts on our new website design and content. Our favorite new feature is this: the Active PT's Bare Bones Blog. This blog is for you, so let us know what your...