Thursday, April 28, 2011

Success Story of the Week

After having meniscus surgery in New York City on March 24, 2011, I got in contact with THERAPY1ONE Rehab center in Panama City, FL. I left New York at 11:45 AM April 5th; I drove twenty and a half hours nonstop alone to keep my appointment at THERAPY1ONE the following day April 6th. After a one and a half hour nap I went to THERAPY1ONE. On arriving there I was greeted and received by the most friendly courteous and professional staff I have ever met, although I was in a lot of pain I felt so at ease, and each session I felt like I was with family, each and every therapist and staff member made me feel like I belonged there. As my therapy started to come to an end, I started to feel sadness and wish for some reason to stay. As I go back home to New York I will go back feeling 100% better and have a lasting memory of people I will truly miss
Bernard      New York City

Friday, April 22, 2011

Success Story by Ferrell

I have to say the therapy I received @ THERAPY1ONE has helped me & I am so happy with the success. Thank God for everyone @ THERAPY1ONE I feel good again.
Thank you very much,
Ferrell       Panama City, FL

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Another Great Success Story by Jessie S.

I was sent to THERAPY1ONE after a work injury with constant pain and swelling in my wrist. I was treated very well and had wonderful results from my physical therapy. The staff was great and very supportive. I would recommend THERAPY1ONE to everyone in need of treatment.
Jessie S.               Panama City, FL

Friday, April 15, 2011

Access us Directly-No Referral Needed

Elbow/Wrist Pain
Conditions we have successfully treated:
·        Tendonitis
·        Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
·        Tennis/Golfer’s elbow
·        Overuse Injuries
·        Wrist Fractures/Breaks
·        Nerve Injuries/Entrapment
·        Arthritis
What are my treatment options?
·        Drugs
·        Corticosteroid Injections
·        Surgery
·        Physical Therapy

You’re Recovery Process:
·        Pain Relief
·        Activity Modification
·        Recovery of mobility/stability
·        Increased strength
·        Improved function
·        Independent care

Components of your care:
·        A thorough biomechanical evaluation
·        Extensive patient education
·        Ergonomic Advice/Activity Modification
·        Gentle hands-on techniques to relax the muscle
·        Effective joint mobilization techniques to decrease stiffness
·        Pain relieving modalities such as ice, heat, ultrasound or electrical stimulation
·        Targeted stretching for tight muscles
·        OTC or Custom Splinting/Bracing as needed

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Learn Proper Stretching Technique with THERAPY1ONE

  Stretching is a key component to help prevent injuries and maintain good flexibility with your workout routine.  Stretching is like any new workout routine with the fact that you shouldn’t push beyond your capabilities.  Always start out with very simple stretches to help improve your form and posture. If a stretch is too difficult you shouldn’t do it, because it can lead to an overstretch injury.  An easy beginner stretch to start with is a standing hamstring stretch.  This is a wonderful stretch to improve hamstring flexibility and it also reduces low back pain.  Place your foot on a step/stool with the knee straight and stand up tall.  If you have balance issues hold onto something for support like a hand rail or back of a chair.  Keep your chest high, shoulders tall, and then slowly lean forward until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh/knee.  Most people have the tendency to round the shoulders while leaning forward and the stretch is felt mostly in the low back.  This is from NOT using proper form and it can actually worsen low back pain because too much strain is on the muscles of the low back.  By keeping the chest upright while leaning forward the lumbar region is relaxed and no strain is placed on that area.  When a mild to moderate stretch is felt in the hamstring area stop and hold that position.  The duration of the stretch varies person to person, but starting with a 10 – 20 second hold is generally tolerable by most.  It’s easier to do a short hold with many repetitions (10 seconds for 10 reps), then lengthen the hold with less repetitions as the stretch becomes easier (30- 45 seconds for 4-5 reps).   Using good form is a must to execute a stretch properly and efficiently without causing increased pain or injury to the area.  To learn more easy and effective stretching techniques consult with one of our licensed physical therapists or physical therapist assistant. 
Whitney A. Warren, PTA    
Whitney Warren, P.T.A.