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Meet Our New PTA: Chris Folland!

Chris joins the R2P team as a Physical Therapy Assistant at our Frederick location. A hardwood junkie, Chris played hoops at York and brings a vast knowledge to our group. Check out more from Chris and welcome him to the staff. 

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Consult Your Physical Therapist Before Running

Why You Should Visit Your Physical Therapist Before Your Next Run Summer is here and that means everyone from the elite runner to the weekend hiker will be out and about trying to shake off the winter blues. As you increase your activity level, you may find that you aren’t as physically capable as you once were, or maybe you have been ignoring a nagging pain for far too long or perhaps there’s a longer race distance looming on the horizon.

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Be Proactive and Preventive about Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Should be as Routine as an Oil Change The automobile industry recommends regular oil changes to keep your car running at its peak performance. Chances are that you adhere to the guidelines outlined in your car manual as closely as possible, and probably even have a favorite business nearby that performs the services. Just like a car, the human body thrives on a tune up from time to time.

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3 Things You Might Not Know about Physical Therapy

Three Things You Might Not Know About Physical Therapy As the U.S. healthcare system continues to transform, it’s important for patients to know their options and actively manage their own health and well-being. And a big part of that is knowing which healthcare professional is the best fit and why. When it comes to injury and illness, patients often don’t know the many ways that physical therapists are trained to help relieve symptoms, improve function and prevent further disability.

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Physical Therapists Trained to Treat a Variety

Physical Therapists are Trained to Treat a Wide Range of Illnesses and Injuries When most people hear the words “physical therapy,” they immediately think of rehabilitation for someone with a sports injury. And while that’s accurate, physical therapists work with many types of patients, presenting with a wide variety of injuries, conditions and diseases. In fact, the profession of physical therapy can be divided into many distinct practice areas.

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Baby Boomers Maintaining or Improving their Health

How Physical Therapy Helps Retirees Keep Dreams Alive During the Golden Years Are you among the millions of Americans who have high aspirations for how you’ll spend the extra time during your post-retirement years? Whether you plan to travel the world, pick up fly fishing, spend more time woodworking or sign up for a golf league, your physical fitness level will be a factor.

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Avoiding Low Back Pain with Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy’s Role in Maintaining a Healthy Spine As we age, regular exercise plays an increasingly prominent role in reducing the risk of developing spine-related problems. For those in or approaching the golden years, it’s important to live an active lifestyle that focuses on healthy posture, function and movement.

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Follow the Routine to Prevent Injury with Physical Therapy

Injury Prevention Begins With Physical Therapy, but Program Adherence is Key  For the average person, the hassles associated with an orthopedic injury add up quickly: expensive healthcare bills, time out of work, difficulty completing everyday tasks and discomfort associated with the injury itself. The good news is that common orthopedic injuries like ACL tears, ankle sprains and tennis elbow can often be prevented—as long as a properly trained healthcare practitioner is involved.

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Be Proactive with Physical Therapy and Injuries

Be Proactive and See Your Physical Therapist to Address Potential Injuries You probably already know to make an appointment with a physical therapist when you sprain your ankle or develop tennis elbow. But what if you’ve felt a slight twinge in your knee during your daily walk or noticed that your posture has changed since you accepted a job that requires sitting for eight hours a day? Or maybe you’ve been thinking about joining a gym to get in shape. Are these reasons to see a physical...

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RECAP: ACL Screening @ Linganore High School

Thursday 1/25/17 Rehab 2 Perform hosted an ACL Injury Risk Reduction Screen at Linganore High School. The evening began with a discussion lead by Dr. Caleb Fatzinger, DPT, ATC on mechanisms of ACL injury and why the injury is so prevalent. Main topic of the discussion was on different factors that may predispose an athlete to injury and how those factors can be influenced in order to reduce the overall likelihood of sustaining an ACL injury. After the presentation Dr.

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