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Physical Therapy, Health, Wellness, and Fitness
The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism
The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism What is this approach? This neuro-diversity affirming approach seeks to teach therapists how to interpret behavior and generate interventions built on deepening a provider’s understanding of autism learning styles. Therapists are trained to create effective interventions based on the strengths and learning styles of autistic children. Core to...
CranioSacral Therapy
CranioSacral Therapy Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy is expanding our services to provide CranioSacral Therapy. CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a hands-on, light-touch approach to treatment to help release tension, pain, and dysfunction in the body. This gentle technique can be safely used on patients of all ages, from newborns to elderly with varying levels of pain...
Concussion and Vestibular Rehab
Concussion and Vestibular Rehab Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy is expanding our services to provide comprehensive concussion and vestibular rehabilitation services. We are partnering with Impact Applications, which provides us with educational resources, training, and standardized testing; that includes normative data and an evidence-based approach in assisting with the diagnoses of both concussion and vestibular patients....
How Can AOPT Help Your Upper Extremity Pain?
Patient Functional Outcomes Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions treated by a physical therapist. Nearly 40% of people will experience shoulder pain at some point in their lifetime. The shoulder is a complex joint and physical therapists are experts in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder pain. Research has shown that...
How Can AOPT Help Your Lower Extremity Pain?
Patient Functional Outcomes Knee pain is something that most everyone will experience at some point in their lifetime. Whether you are a marathon runner, a recreational skier, an office worker, or a truck driver, it is likely that a physical therapist is best equipped to help you overcome your pain. Since we're all unique as...
How Can AOPT Help Your Neck Pain?
Patient Functional Outcomes Neck pain is one of the most common reasons to visit a physical therapist, with approximately 20% of the population experiencing neck pain at some point in their life. For a majority of people, neck pain is not caused by serious pathology and can be readily treated by a physical therapist. This...
How Can AOPT Help Your Low Back Pain?
Patient Functional Outcomes Low back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions, affecting up to 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Low back pain is equally common in men and women and onset is most common in those between the ages of 30 and 50. Most of the time,...
Tennis Elbow and the Tyler Twist
Lateral epicondylosis, also known as "tennis elbow" is a common condition that is characterized by painful inflammation of the outside of the elbow, forearm, and hand. What is the Tyler Twist? The Tyler Twist is an evidence-based intervention for tennis elbow that is friendly for patients to complete at home with limited equipment options. The...
Optimize Your Physical Therapy Appointments
Beginning Physical Therapy can feel daunting. AOPT is here to help with tips and tricks that will help you succeed in and outside of our clinic.How to Communicate with Your Therapist When you go in for your initial evaluation, share! The more information and medical history you can share with your therapist, the more insight...
Happy Holidays From Ours to Yours
The AOPT Family is wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We will be open Christmas Eve and New Years Eve 8am-1pm We are closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Share: CategoriesHealth Blog News Articles Events Videos Tags#weloveAOPT Arthritis Backpack Back Pain Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Child Development Chronic Pain Concussion Management Developmental...