Due to the escalating costs of work-related injuries, employers, health care providers, and insurers are searching for cost-effective methods of treating injured employees. At Busybody Physical Therapy, we believe early physical therapy intervention with an emphasis on...

While surgery is sometimes the only way to treat a condition, physical therapy can help to avoid or delay surgery. Physical therapy, for some conditions, can eliminate pain, help you heal from an injury, making it possible to avoid surgery. If surgery is the only optio...

The majority of the human body is made up of water. In fact, 50-60 percent of an average person’s body weight is water. Staying hydrated is vital for optimal health, especially while playing sports in extremely hot temperatures.

At Busybody Fitness & Rehab, our physical...

August 6, 2019

If you still look pregnant months after giving birth or losing weight, you may have a diastasis recti. That's what they call it when the rectus abdominis muscles in your abdomen separate during pregnancy, or due to obesity, leaving a gap that allows your belly to pooch...

What in the world is Myofascial Release?  

Myofascial (my-o-FASH-e-ul) release is a manual therapy technique often used in physical therapy. The technique focuses on pain thought to come from myofascial tissues — the tough membranes that wrap, connect and supp...

Get out and about! Hit the gym or trail to break them in. As you are going through your usual routine take a moment to notice how your body feels. How is your knee and/or back pain? How do your ankles and shins feel? Take assessment of how your body is reacting to the...

Every year millions of Americans suffer with chronic pain. Whether arthritis or another condition, pain costs Americans billions of dollars in medical treatment, lost work & wages. A physical therapist can lead you by teaching you proper exercise, mobility, and pain ma...

The goal of prenatal & postpartum physical therapy is to address spinal and pelvic joint dysfunction, teach exercises to help muscle weakness and imbalance, as well as provide guidance and instruction related to modification of exercises that may be difficult during th...

A customized physical therapy program can help patients return to their previous level of function, and promote activity and lifestyle changes. This can help prevent additional injury and improve overall health and wellness. Primary care doctors often refer patients to...