My experience at Specialized Physical Therapy has be great and very positive. I injured my back playing tennis and my physical therapist did a wonderful job getting me back to normal. I was in lots of pain and discomfort when I first came in and three weeks later I feel like my recovery has been […]
Sprains vs. Strains… What’s the difference?
A sprain is an injury or tear to a ligament. Ligaments are responsible for connecting bone to bone to formulate joints. A strain on the other hand, is an injury or tear to a muscle or tendon. Tendons serve as the connection of muscle to bone to allow for movement at a joint. Causes Sprains […]
What is the difference between Trigger Point Dry Needling and Acupuncture?
When explaining the benefits of adding Trigger Point Dry Needling to a patient’s physical therapy care we often hear the question, “Well, is that like acupuncture?” Although the same type of needle is used in both treatments the origin, science and procedure differ. Trigger point dry needling Trigger point dry needling is based on Western […]
Concussions In Sports
I think we can all agree, watching the Broncos is quite a ride! What isn’t so fun to watch are the injuries that can occur and at the top of the concern list are concussions. These concerns are highlighted by updated NFL protocols which require greater assessment after a player suffers a concussion. Bronco’s fans experienced this […]