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 […]

Managing Lateral Epicondylitis at Advanced Physical Therapy

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Lateral Epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow, is a painful condition caused by overuse of the wrist and forearm muscle and tendons on the outside of your arm. It can sometimes be referred to as tendonitis or even tendinosis. Despite its name it isn’t exclusively caused by intense tennis matches. Any repetitive motion involving bending […]

Walking for Exercise

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Walking is one of the most fundamentally human activities, and for most of us is something we have all been doing for a very long time. It is also something that we as modern humans do not do enough of . Sedentary lifestyles, office jobs and bad weather keeps us inside and sitting. We often […]

Do I Need a Referral to Come to PT?

Monday, June 20, 2022

Maine is a direct access state, but what does that mean? In the state of Maine you can come see a physical therapist without a referral from your medical provider first, you can “self refer”. This means that if you rolled your ankle while hiking over the weekend, you can call a physical therapy office […]

Staying Healthy on the Pickleball Court

Monday, January 17, 2022

Pickleball is becoming a popular form of activity among groups of all ages. It is the perfect sport to engage in, as even in the state of Maine, you can participate year-round. As with any recreational activity, there is always risk of injury and the following are some helpful hints to help you stay healthy […]

Get Ready for Ski Season!

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The leaves are starting to fall, the mornings are becoming crisp, and it’s almost that time to turn on the heat. With the cooler evenings, Ski Mountains are prepping for the winter season, Sunday River turned on and tested their snow guns last week, ski season is coming!

Home Work Station Ergonomics

Monday, July 26, 2021

Still working from home? Finding yourself sitting for prolonged periods of time? Neck or back bothering you? Your posture and work place set up may not be ideal. Lets talk about work station ergonomics. When setting up your at home work station, there are a few key factors to focus on so that you can […]

Safely Return to Your Running Routine

Friday, June 18, 2021

Summer weather is in full swing, and with it comes our desire to spend more time outdoors. We have been inside our homes more in the past year, and are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather. Driving down the street, you may notice more people out running and walking, and may be […]

Home Exercise Program

Monday, March 08, 2021

Home Exercise Program-Your Role in Your Own Recovery Physical Therapy can be a great option for treating both chronic and traumatic injuries. Physical therapists train for years in order to give our patients the best care possible. However…. physical therapists cannot improve your strength and mobility alone, we need your help and commitment too. All […]

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 […]