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Can bracing your ankle lead to knee injuries?

Recent studies are raising this concern.  When an ankle is sprained, it can be due to the movement of the foot (inversion or eversion). Inversion is most common and occurs when the foot rolls over to where the sole of the foot faces the opposing foot. Eversion occurs when the foot rolls outwards. Ankle braces […]

Posture Awareness: You be the Therapist.

So often in treatment sessions, physical therapists instruct and modify the way patients hold themselves in postures while exercising, standing or sitting at work, sitting in the car, while holding their children or playing a musical instrument etc. Patients get immediate feedback of what their alignment should be from the skilled hands and suggestions from […]

7 Myths About Physical Therapy

People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that often […]

Spread awareness by sharing VEDA’s new infographic!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Now VEDA has combined pictures and words together to create an infographic that explains vestibular disorders in a nutshell. The goal of VEDA’s “Feeling Dizzy?” infographic is to raise awareness among people who may be experiencing vestibular symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed and may […]

Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

Physical therapy can transform society, one patient at a time. This is your month to go out into your communities and provide a hands-on experience of what you do to keep people fit, active, healthy, and mobile. We encourage you to visit the National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) webpage for tools and resources, including the […]