Back pain, specifically in the lower region, is extremely common in adults. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, 60-80 percent of adults have lower back pain, which is the leading cause of disability in Americans under age 45. It’s the second most common reason people visit the doctor. Pain in the lower...Read more
Shoulder pain is a common physical stress that can cause serious immobility. Our arms are used so often that shoulder function is essential for necessary movements. At Action Reaction Physical Therapy, our therapists work with you to get you on track to be your healthiest, happiest self. Physical therapy can help treat shoulder injuries, one...Read more
We are meant to walk. In fact, scientists and research state that we are meant to walk greater and faster than any other animal on earth, at least back in the day when we would hunt and chase animals for our meals. We are made bipedal (two legged) versus quadruped (four legged) in order to...Read more
Good news for physical therapy patients: Action Reaction is starting home health physical therapy! This type of care is crucial for patients, especially for those right out of an orthopedic operation. We can now act as a direct bridge between home health and outpatient orthopedic physical therapy.Read more
What is home health PT?Home health care provides medical...
In our modern era, there are a plethora of surgeries that one can have to fix and/or improve physical function. Modern medicine actually allows us to substitute parts of our body with replacement parts to alleviate pain and repair broken or malfunctioning parts (e.g., knee replacement surgery). Your preparation before the surgery, and especially after...Read more
A few years ago, the Institute of Medicine researched & reported that an estimated 116 million Americans live with chronic pain. Other studies show that around 60 million of those people suffer specifically from lower back pain. Statistically speaking, that means about 38%, or around 2/5, of you are dealing with pain that has lasted...Read more