Category : Physiotherapy Prosper TX

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What is Sports Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy versus sports physical therapy, what’s the difference? What is sports physical therapy? We know that terms in the medical field can be difficult to understand sometimes, so that’s why Tieperman Health and Wellness is here to help! We want you to know exactly what you or your child is participating in when it comes to PT, so here’s what to know about what sports physical therapy is.  The Definition Sports physical therapy focuses on the young and growing athletes of the sports world. Therefore, facilities specifically designed for physical therapy are full of equipment meant for this kind Read more
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How to Pick a Physical Therapist

Physical therapy is often an essential step of injury or surgery recovery. Choosing a quality physical therapist or clinic is critical to quality care. But choosing a physiotherapist if you’ve never had to do so before can be difficult. That’s why we’re giving you a few tips on how to pick a physical therapist.  How to Pick a Physical Therapist Make Sure The Physical Therapist Has Certifications  The most important factor in picking a physical therapist is making sure they have the proper certifications. They should have the proper license and completed an exam to do so. Your physiotherapist might Read more
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Symptoms of A Herniated Disc

Everyone suffers from back pain at one time or another. Sometimes it is from straining a muscle at the gym or sleeping wrong the night before. However, there are other times that the pain could is something more serious. One of those causes is a herniated disc. Discs are small pieces of tissue with jelly in the center that help cushion each one of your vertebrae. A herniated disc occurs when part of that jelly is pushed out, causing a bulge. Herniated discs are severe, and should be treated early. However, differentiating them from other medical conditions can be difficult. Read more
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How Physiotherapy Helps Heal Whiplash

Car accidents are terrible. They are expensive, and even more so when an injury is involved. While every car crash is different, most of the injuries sustained in car accidents are all relatively similar. This is because there is only so much movement that can happen in a confined space like in a car. While some of these injuries might go away, some do not begin to show up until after a few days have passed. These are known as “invisible injuries”. These include whiplash headaches neck/back pain knee pain Many patients think that these injuries or symptoms will just Read more
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What is E-Stim and How Does It Work?

Physical therapy consists of a wide variety of diverse treatment techniques and methods aimed at improving movement and managing physical pain throughout the body. If your doctor has referred you to a physical therapist, they may have mentioned Electrical stimulation or E-Stim therapy.  Electrical Stimulation therapy may come across as somewhat frightening however, it’s a reasonably simple and low-risk course of treatment which can considerably enhance functional mobility, while at the same time reduce physical pain and illness. In some cases, E-Stim can also be used to treat stubborn wounds and dysfunctional muscles. Generally speaking, electrical stimulation is commonly used Read more