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Dry Needling

Sunday, November 29, 2020

What is Dry needling? We have lots of patients that inquire about dry needling and wonder if it may help them in their recovery. Our physical therapists are certified in dry needling for upper and lower extremity injuries and spinal pain. Dry needling is a technique used by certified physical therapists for the treatment of […]

Snow Shoveling 101

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Winter is in full swing and we have more snow on the way. More snow means more of New England’s least favorite winter activity… shoveling snow. It is common this time of year to have an increase in shoulder and back injuries related to snow removal. To hopefully reduce the amount of injuries this winter […]

Covid 19 Update

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Just a quick update on our practice and how we are addressing the Covid 19 pandemic. First and foremost, the health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority followed by providing the highest

Tendonitis vs Tendinosis

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tendons  are tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connect muscle to bone and are capable of withstanding tension. Tendons can get injured with trauma, sports, or overuse. Often tendon injuries are diagnosed as tendinitis but may actually be tendinosis.

What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization?

Friday, September 06, 2019

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is a process in which we use a set of hand held instruments to break down the scar tissue and

Discovery Visits

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Advanced Physical Therapy is happy to introduce “Discovery Visits”   This is an opportunity for you to talk to an Advanced PT Staff physical therapist to see if we can help you! This is a FREE 15 minute visit or telecom with a PT where you can ask questions and discuss options! This ‘Discovery Visit’ is […]

Blood Flow Restriction Training

Monday, January 28, 2019

Advanced Physical Therapy  is proud to announce that all of its therapists have received certifications in Blood Flow Restriction Training “BFR”.  The certification is referred to as Cert. MST. Blood flow restriction training is a method of strength training that involves restricting the blood flow out working muscles to trick the body into getting stronger by creating […]

Why Advanced Physical Therapy?

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Recently I was asked by a new patient “what makes Advanced Physical Therapy different than any other Physical Therapy office?”.  It made me think about what qualities  make our practice special.