Posted 08/07/2018

Fibromyalgia Therapy at Agilus

Fibromyalgia is a very confusing diagnosis. It’s a label given to people with pain in multiple parts of their body. We sit down and try to find the root cause of these problems. Let’s clear the air about Fibromyalgia.

Posted 07/03/2018

The Facts About Fibromyalgia

No one knows for sure what causes the disorder, but it’s believed that fibromyalgia amplifies the way the brain processes pain signals. Those who are diagnosed with fibromyalgia are happy to finally know what’s wrong, but they’re often depressed when they contemplate living with the condition. There’s no cure for fibromyalgia, but physical therapy is effective in alleviating the symptoms and improving quality of life.

Posted 04/02/2018

Let's Clear The Air About Car Accidents

Do you go to the emergency room? Do you get in the ambulance? Do you go to the walk-in clinic? What do you do? It's confusing. Do you go to the emergency room? Do you get in the ambulance? Do you go to the walk-in clinic? So many times due to just the adrenaline and the excitment of the accident, we tell the poice office that we're ok. And then you go home and your neck starts hurting, you get a headache, you get muscle spasms. Then you get up in the morning and you can't walk.

Posted 03/05/2018

Yes, It's Your Choice

Choosing a physical therapist is a personal decision and one that shouldn’t be made in haste. One of the best ways to locate a therapist is by asking family, friends, co-workers or primary care physician for recommendations. Choosing a physical therapist is a personal decision and one that shouldn’t be made in haste. One of the best ways to locate a therapist is by asking family, friends, co-workers or primary care physician for recommendations. An online search can also be conducted or visit the American Physical Therapy Association website.

Posted 02/05/2018

We are Trained Listeners

One of the biggest complaints that patients have is that their medical provider doesn’t really listen to them. Physical therapists may have a preference for certain treatments, but the therapist should be willing to listen, be open to other options, and willing to alter therapies to meet the needs of the patient. One of the biggest complaints that patients have is that their medical provider doesn’t really listen to them. Physical therapists may have a preference for certain treatments, but the therapist should be willing to listen, be open to other options, and willing to alter therapies to meet the needs of the patient.

Posted 01/10/2018

Traumatic Brain Injury And PT Benefits

Physical therapy can be a life-changing treatment for people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI is diagnosed when an injury to the brain damages or changes the way it functions. Blows to the head, car crashes and falls are the most common causes of TBI and many of those injuries are initially diagnosed as a concussion. Physical therapy can be a life-changing treatment for people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI is diagnosed when an injury to the brain damages or changes the way it functions. Blows to the head, car crashes and falls are the most common causes of TBI and many of those injuries are initially diagnosed as a concussion.