ProHealth Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio Blog

May 30, 2024

Why do you go see a physical therapist?

Ask people that question and the most common answer, by far, will include the word “injury” or “accident.” Perhaps the most common misconception about physical therapy […]
May 15, 2024

The Guide to Home Pilates equipment Options

May 2024 Home Pilates equipment has many options, but making the right choice for your practice is essential. This blog post will cover simple at-home Pilates […]
May 8, 2024

Foam Rollers in Pilates – More Than a Muscle Relaxer

Foam rollers do more than massage your sore muscles. They challenge your core work, improve mobility, and mimic a reformer carriage on the mat. Using the […]
April 26, 2024

Is Physical Therapy Supposed To Hurt?

Pain comes in many different forms. When getting treatment such as physical therapy for a specific problem, patients need to understand what kind of pain they […]
April 10, 2024

Pilates For Tight Shoulders

Our sedentary modern lifestyle makes tight shoulders very common. Pilates is an excellent option to improve shoulder mobility, reduce neck pain, and improve your posture. In […]
April 3, 2024

Foot Alignment in Pilates

Pilates is synonymous with core strength; however, foot alignment is foundational at all levels of this popular mind-body method. Healthy foot alignment can create a domino […]
March 27, 2024

Postpartum Pilates

Pilates may seem like the last thing you have time for with a baby in your arms. Yet, Postpartum Pilates can serve a new mom well […]
March 25, 2024

Dizzy Come, Dizzy Go: ProHealth Education Focuses on Understanding and Treating Dizziness

Do you ever get dizzy and you just don’t know why? You stand up and the world around you starts spinning. Other people see you and […]
March 20, 2024

Pilates During Pregnancy

Pilates during pregnancy is an enjoyable, low-stress way to exercise with a bun in the oven. Not only is prenatal Pilates safe, but it has many […]
March 13, 2024

Misconceptions About Physical Therapy

The term “physical therapy” is well known in the healthcare realm. But it is far from a foregone conclusion that patients understand what it is all […]
May 30, 2024

Why do you go see a physical therapist?

Ask people that question and the most common answer, by far, will include the word “injury” or “accident.” Perhaps the most common misconception about physical therapy […]
April 26, 2024

Is Physical Therapy Supposed To Hurt?

Pain comes in many different forms. When getting treatment such as physical therapy for a specific problem, patients need to understand what kind of pain they […]
March 25, 2024

Dizzy Come, Dizzy Go: ProHealth Education Focuses on Understanding and Treating Dizziness

Do you ever get dizzy and you just don’t know why? You stand up and the world around you starts spinning. Other people see you and […]
March 13, 2024

Misconceptions About Physical Therapy

The term “physical therapy” is well known in the healthcare realm. But it is far from a foregone conclusion that patients understand what it is all […]
February 28, 2024

Joint Replacement Benefits from Physical Therapy

The American College of Rheumatology estimates that about 790,000 total knee replacements and more than 450,000 hip replacements are performed each year in the United States. […]
January 31, 2024

Orthopedic Problems Solved by Physical Therapy

The most common reasons patients need or request physical therapy are orthopedic reasons, even if the patient is not aware that the problem is orthopedic. Simply […]
December 15, 2023

Sitting Pretty Workshop offered by Dr. Karyn Staples at ProHealth

People were not created to sit all day. In generations past, being active was a requirement of everyday life for most people to survive, as typical […]
November 13, 2023

Physical Therapy – Active Release Technique decreases pain while increasing mobility

In the 1980s a young chiropractor named Dr. Michael Leahy was becoming more dissatisfied with traditional soft-tissue treatment methods, especially for professional and Olympic athletes who […]
October 2, 2023

What Is Joint Mobilization and How Is It Done in Physical Therapy?

Recovery from injury or surgery, as part of the physical therapy process, might require a certain amount of joint mobilization. It is often referred to as […]