Our mission at Bridge2PT is to provide a revolutionary Physical Therapy experience for both our patients and our practitioners. We want this to feel like nothing you've ever experienced in Physical Therapy before. In order to provide this superior experience, we feel it is our responsibility to help educate our communities about the benefits of mobile, one-on-one care with a Doctor of Physical Therapy that is truly focused on your healing journey. We intend to use this blog, Bridging the Knowledge Gap, to deliver the information we feel will help you make the decision that mobile Physical Therapy with Bridge2PT is right for you.
How Can Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) Help Me? - February 2021 VRT, or Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy, is a specialized form of therapy that is intended to help patients overcome vestibular disorders. Your vestibular system starts in the inner ear and is connected to your eyes and brain to create your sense of balance. It is estimated that 69 million people in the United States deal with problems as a result of their vestibular system being off balance... Read More
4 Reasons to Consider Mobile Physical Therapy Now more than ever, it is important to be able to offer to patients the best in PT working around the issue of transportation to and from the office. We have compiled 4 reasons to show you why mobile physical therapy is your best option... Read More
I always try to look for ways to improve treatment outcomes for my patients. Whether that means learning new treatment techniques, experimenting with new exercises, delving into medical history and other contributing factors, or helping them... Read More
Squat Depth - How Does it Affect Strength, Function, and Pain I often question whether I should be allowing my patients with knee pain to perform partial or “half squats.” My thought has been that if I can load and strengthen them in the partial range, hopefully this will provide pain relief, and an eventual carryover into a deeper and more functional squat range... Read More
The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes burnout as an “occupational phenomenon and syndrome tied to chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed, characterized by feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion... Read More
Exercise Therapy, Inflammation, and Cartilage Health So many times, I hear my patients tell me that they have been told their cartilage is thinning, wearing down, or that they have the dreaded “bone on bone” in their knees. This discussion almost always comes with a warning that they only have so much cartilage left, and that they had better stop squatting, walking on the treadmill, or doing anything that causes any kind of compression in their knees... Read More
Nutrition and Brain Health Most of us know that our food plays a role in how our physical bodies function. But, did you know that the foods you eat can have a direct impact on how your brain works? We as PTs are in a unique position to discuss nutrition and its effects with our patients. Our patients can find serious improvements in their physical and mental well-being and function if you can empower them to take their nutrition seriously.... Read More