December 30, 2019

To get in the holiday spirit, the staff at Capital Region Physical Therapy decided to wear holiday sweaters every Friday during the month of December. And, we had our patients and visitors vote on who wore the ugliest sweater. And guess who got the most votes?

Dr. Sandy...

A proximal humeral fracture may occur if you suffer a fall onto your shoulder or outstretched arm. The injury may limit your ability to use your arm normally during work and recreational activities. 

After all the commotion of your trauma and injury, your life is settli...

November 19, 2018

As a physical therapist, I often evaluate and treat patients with a “pinched nerve.” These people usually have low back pain and are starting to feel pain in the buttock, thigh, or lower leg, which is the typical onset of sciatica. Often times, the patient has been to...

October 22, 2018

If you have a problem that limits your functional mobility, you may benefit from the skilled services of a physical therapist. At Capital Region Physical Therapy, we provide outpatient PT services; people come to our clinic for treatment for their problem. But what if...

October 11, 2018

If you have had a total knee replacement surgery for knee osteoarthritis, then you understand how painful the post-operative period can be. Your post-op course may leave you with a tight and swollen knee, and you may be having difficulty moving around normally.

Physical...

October 29, 2017

Many patients of ours are often surprised to see a baby in the clinic receiving physical therapy care. Babies need PT? Sure they do! We treat patients of all ages, from birth to the older years.

So what condition could a baby have that may require PT?

Your newborn child...

If you have hip femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), then you understand how painful and debilitating the condition can be. Your hip pain from FAI can prevent you from enjoying your normal work or recreational activities.

There are two types of FAI: pincer or cam impinge...

The McKenzie Method is your road map leading to a clear and reliable direction for intervention.

MDT is a comprehensive, evidence-based clinical examination and diagnostic management system of patient care.  The examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, interventio...

November 25, 2016

You've heard about kinesiology tape, haven't you?  If you have watched just about any sporting event in the past few years, you've probably noticed your favorite athletes plastered in colorful tape on their shoulders, knees, wrists, or calves.

So what is the stuff?  Kin...

September 9, 2016

If you are a runner, then you may understand how important it is to have the proper form so you are as efficient as possible and can avoid injuries while running. In our clinic we use video technology for our runners to capture and analyze running form. One component w...

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