Thankful

This time of year we are reminded and thankful for those that came before us and paved our path. Rehabilitation is an essential part of our healthcare. Advancements in physical therapy treatment methods and technology have led to quicker and more effective pain relief and recovery. Physical therapy was first documented in the year 460 BC when Hippocrates…

Neck Pain & Upper Trapezius Spasms

Neck pain and upper trap spasms are common conditions affecting almost everyone at least once in their life. It also afflicts others on a regular basis.  Most people experience waking up with a painful, stiff neck. The pain and spasms are usually accompanied by a loss of normal neck range of motion, making daily activities difficult such as turning your…

What causes low back pain to become chronic?

Low back pain is the leading cause of disability in the US and the world. Treatments for back pain have escalated to the most expensive medical problem. Why do some experience back pain for just a few days while others develop chronic symptoms and even disability? A recently published research article looked into this very…

Chronic Neck Pain

I have had chronic neck pain for the past ten years after a bad car accident. Over the years, I had numerous treatments and would feel better, but then the symptoms would return anytime I was stressed or after a long day at work. My latest MRI revealed that my bone spurs had increased in…

Migraines

“I suffered from migraines for almost three years after a car accident. I went to a chiropractor and had physical therapy for nearly a year. It helped with my neck pain, but I would still get migraines so bad that I would have to leave work. I tried changing my diet, avoiding caffeine, reducing stress,…

Improving Musculoskeletal Health for Less!

Improving Musculoskeletal Health for Less! Our founder, Aideen Turner was interviewed by Outcomes Rocket. Listen to this podcast to learn how VPT’s innovation is changing how musculoskeletal pain is addressed.  VPT enables access to the best clinicians in the country anywhere, anytime.  Early access to a specialist saves time and money and gets you back…