ProHealth Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio Blog

February 22, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Jack Knife

Pilates Jack Knife is an intermediate Pilates mat exercise. In the classical Pilates mat sequence it follows Neck Pull. The Jack Knife is often considered the […]
February 15, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Hip Twist 

The Pilates Hip Twist is an advanced Pilates mat exercise. It demands a high level of control, coordination, and centering, three of the main principles of […]
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 […]
January 29, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Boomerang

Pilates Exercise: Boomerang What is the Pilates exercise Boomerang? Pilates boomerang is an advanced Pilates mat exercise for the entire body. It requires all six of […]
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 […]
December 6, 2023

Pilates Myth 2: Pilates Reformers are intimidating

If you think Pilates reformers are intimidating, you are not alone. But fear not, anyone who loves the reformer was once a beginner! With springs, straps […]
December 6, 2023

Pilates Myth 3: Pilates requires flexibility

Are you feeling a little stiff and sore? Do you find simple daily movements have slowly become increasingly uncomfortable? If you think it’s too late to improve […]
November 24, 2023

Pilates Myth 1: Pilates is a FAD

This article is the first of a 3 article series covering the top 3 myths of Pilates. In this article, we’ll deeply dive into why Pilates […]
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 […]
November 2, 2023

Debunking the Top 3 Myths of Pilates

Pilates is loved by many and yet, there remains several myths about Pilates. In this article, we’ll briefly cover the top 3 myths of Pilates; Pilates […]
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 […]
September 11, 2023

Soft Tissue Mobilization Aids Movement

Feeling tight or stiff? Having some trouble moving around? Soft tissue mobilization might be the answer. One of the tools used by physical therapists at ProHealth […]
August 21, 2023

Women’s Self Defense Class on September 7 at ProHealth

Women looking to learn self-defense have a great opportunity to take advantage of an event organized especially for them at ProHealth Physical Therapy And Pilates Studio […]
August 18, 2023

What is Dry Needling? How does it work?

Despite people’s aversion to needles being poked into their skin – or, in many cases, downright fear – there is no denying the benefits from injections […]
July 17, 2023

Exploring the Impact of Manual Therapy: Enhancing Movement and Restoring Function

Introduction: Physical therapy encompasses a range of treatments aimed at improving physical well-being, and among these approaches is the practice of manual therapy. In this article, […]
May 15, 2023

May Is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

A headache in the pelvis. That’s how someone once described pelvic pain, which can be a problem for men and women. Since May is Pelvic Awareness […]