Prehab? Is it for you

What is Prehab? Prehabilitation is an exercise rehabilitation program that we at Agility Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine can help you begin BEFORE you have any type of non-urgent surgery. Prehab programs are designed to increase your overall body strength, flexibility, and endurance. Why prehab? Exercise, in general, is something everyone can benefit from, notContinue Reading

Vitamins and Supplements- $30 Billion dollars annually are spent

In this ever changing industry of new products and supplements and constant advisements on what to take and not take, We thought we should Filter some things for you… Vitamins and supplements in the US are not regulated by the FDA, now some people think this is a good thing, but Buyer be ware.Continue Reading

Back Pain Follow Up

  A couple of months ago I wrote a post about back pain. I wanted to follow up with this flyer about pain and what you can do to prevent it as well as heal from it and when to seek medical advice. Back Pain FLyer Please let me know what you think. Dr. Marci

What to Do About Chronic Low Back Pain

It is said that in the United States approximately 80% of all persons will suffer from a bout of Low back pain at least once per their life time. So what is back pain? Pain: An emotional response to a physical trigger to allow the body to know that the brain is perceiving some distressContinue Reading

Being Thankful

This time of year it is so important to take stock of what you have versus what you need. What makes you happy and what has you just surviving? So many of us are gearing up to do some “serious Holiday shopping” on Black Friday, only now, retailers have started opening up on Thanks GivingContinue Reading

What Makes a Family?

From Wikipedia: In human context, a family (from Latin: familia) is a group of people affiliated by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage), or co-residence/shared consumption (see Nurture kinship). Members of the immediate family may include a spouse, parent, brother and sister, and son and daughter. Members of the extended family may include grandparent,Continue Reading

What is A Trigger Point and How Does it Differ From Muscle Tightness

Muscle Pain — Get Rid of Knots, Tightness, & Feeling Achy Muscles are made up of tons of mini-muscles, or muscle fibers.  Each muscle fiber has individual potential to grow or shrink, depending on how much it is being used, rested, etc. When a muscle injury takes place, even in an effort to build strength,Continue Reading

Managing Your Health Care Costs in 2015

Did you know that since the inception of the American Health Care Reform Act, the prices of insurance have gone up on average 68%? Did you know that most of the Convenient, Cheaper plans offered on the exchange are not accepted by a lot of providers because they make it difficult to refer you outContinue Reading

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Treatment Options

When people say they have “Carpal Tunnel” they are referring to having carpal tunnel syndrome. So what is carpal tunnel? The carpal tunnel is an actual tunnel in the wrist that runs adjacent to the carpal bones (small bones in the wrist). Carpal Tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is compressed as it runsContinue Reading

Business Versus Every Day Life

Did you know that small businesses run much like your home life? If they accumulate too much debt they must take on new income factors to accommodate that debt. If they over extend, some programs must get cut back. The owners worry just as much about the employees as they do their own families andContinue Reading