AdamsPT: Kick Hip & Knee Pain To The Curb

Don’t Let Knee & Hip Pain LIMIT YOUR MOBILITY NEWSL E T T ER Physical Therapy Services Inc.

INSIDE: • Are You Moving Correctly? • Patient Success Spotlight • Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

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Leave Knee & Hip PAIN BEHIND YOU

Do you find it difficult to walk, run, or exercise, as if your knees may collapse underneath you? Are you experiencing sharp pains in your hips and knees that make daily tasks difficult? Does standing up after a lengthy amount of time pose as a challenging feat? If so, physical therapy can help. Constant hip and knee pains can greatly hinder your daily life. The efficiency of your walk comes from the effectiveness of your flexibility, strength, and balance. When any of these aspects become abnormal, it may cause joints to become strained and work harder than they usually need to, leading to pain in the knees and hips. Physical therapy is an easy, comfortable, and safe way to both identify and relieve pain. If you are suffering from knee or hip pain, contact FYZICAL today for relief! Correcting your knee and hip pains with PT treatments: At FYZICAL, our licensed physical therapists are movement experts. They will analyze how you walk in order to determine any abnormalities and to pinpoint stiff or weak muscles. By pinpointing the exact areas of your body that are not moving as they should, they are able to create a treatment plan that will improve your strength, coordination, and overall mobility. Physical therapy has been proven as one of the most effective treatment methods for knee and hip injuries. This has been demonstrated through several research-based studies, including a 2014 study published by the Journal of American Medical Association. The study, titled “Effect of a Home-Based Exercise Program on Functional Recovery Following

Rehabilitation After Hip Fracture,” focuses on the benefits of exercise programs for those recovering from hip fractures. In this study, patients were split into two groups. The intervention group received “functionally oriented exercises (such as standing from a chair, climbing a step) taught by a physical therapist and performed independently by the participants in their homes for 6 months,” while the other group simply received education on cardiovascular nutrition and recovery. Results from this study concluded that those participating in the in-home physical therapy exercise programs demonstrated “modest improvement in physical function at 6 months after randomization.” Foot Levelers: Need more assistance in regaining mobility? The Foot Levelers InMotion® is the #1 most popular and doctor recommended custom orthotic. Get added strength and stamina for improved performance, plus strong odor and moisture control to keep you feeling your best. InMotion® helps you excel, no matter where the day takes you. Restoring normal motion is a key aspect to alleviating pain and allowing you to safely partake in the activities you love. Our dedicated team can help you walk, run, and play better. With our motion analysis, strength testing, coordination testing, and more, we can spot your muscles and joints that are in need of treatment. Your treatment plan will be individualized, based on your specific needs, in order to help you reach your optimum function with the least amount of effort. adamsptservices.com

ARE YOU MOVING CORRECTLY?

If you are suffering from knee or hip pain, it is important to make sure you contact a physical therapist as soon as possible.

However, there are also some tests you can do on your own before your consultation – these simple tests can help you determine if your knees and hips are as flexible and strong as they should be. Practice caution when performing these tests with a painful knee or hip, and do not continue them if they cause your pain to worsen:

• When you are standing, can you touch your toes? This indicates hip and low back flexibility.

• When sitting down, can you comfortably cross your legs so your ankle is resting on the opposite knee? Does one knee go further down than the other? This indicates hip flexibility. If one hip is tighter than the other, it can impact the way you walk and can cause knee pain. • Keeping your feet flat on the floor while holding onto something solid, how far can you squat down? You should be able to squat all the way down so your buttocks almost touches your heels. Don’t let your heels pop up! If you favor movement to one side, you probably have hip weakness on that side or limited motion in the hip joint. • Standing near a counter top, put one foot in front of the other so you are touching heel-to-toe. Without putting your hands down, see if you can balance for 10 seconds. If you cannot, this may mean you have trouble with the coordination DEEP TISSUE LASER THERAPY In medicine, lasers allow surgeons to work at high levels of precision by focusing on a small area, damaging less of the surrounding tissue. If you have laser therapy, you may experience less pain, swelling, and scarring than with traditional surgery. Laser operations are usually shorter than traditional surgeries. They can often be done on an outpatient basis. People also tend to heal faster with laser operations. You may have less pain, swelling, and scarring than with traditional surgeries. Discover if you laser therapy can benefit you by contacting us today! FREE LASER THERAPY CONSULTATION Call Today! (888)222-0130 Current and past patients schedule your free laser therapy consultation today! Expires 08/30/20

of your balance from the nerve endings in your hips, knees, ankles, and feet. Contact us today: As noted, physical therapy is an effective mode of treatment for patients suffering from knee and/or hip pain. At FYZICAL, we help provide treatment for patients through movement and physical manipulation. If you are suffering from knee and/or hip pain, don’t hesitate to contact FYZICAL to schedule an appointment. We’ll help you kick your knee and hip pains to the curb, so you can live a happy, active, and pain-free life!

FIND RELIEF FOR YOUR ARTHRITIC PAINS TODAY WITH FYZICAL! CALL US TODAY 888-222-0130

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Our staff is taking extra steps to ensure the cleanliness of the clinic space. You may notice some changes that we have implemented to protect our patients and staff. We recommend that our patients wear a mask when entering our clinic. Currently, we are encouraging patients to stay home if you are not feeling well. If you are not comfortable coming into the clinic, we alos offer virtual visits. Otherwise, we are here and ready to see you for your appointments. If you have any questions about your appointments, please reach out to us.

PATIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT

My knees don’t hurt and I’m not short of breath anymore. “Thank you Carly Hess. Not only am I winning the battle, I amwinning the war! For years I have suffered with knee pain and was certain I was going to have to have surgery. I made an appointment at Adams Physical Therapy in January 2020 to see what I could do to prevent this. After six weeks, I completed therapy and I won’t be having surgery. One goal realized. My next goal was to learn how to exercise properly and lose some weight. I have always tried to do it on my own. I would give up because I wasn’t seeing results and was not motivated and I wasn’t doing it correctly. Carly has helped me with my workouts. With her coaching and encouragement, I have lost over 60 lbs since January. My knees don’t hurt and I’m not short of breath anymore. I feel great! Thank you so much, Carly. You’re the best trainer ever.” - Steve S.

THE GREAT JAY COUNTY FAIR

We will be honoring our First Responders, Active Duty Military, National Guardsmen, and Veterans. We ask that you stop by our booth located in the Bubp Building from Wednesday July 15th to Saturday July 18th between the hours of 4pm - 8pm. You will get a ticket for either a complimentary Lion’s Burger from the Lion’s Club and/or Sausage Sandwich from the Optimist Club while supplies last. Wednesday is designated for our First Responders, Thursday will be for our Active Duty, and Friday for our Veterans. You get yummy food and we support our local organizations at the same time, we can’t wait to see you there!

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SCHEDULE YOUR FREE DISCOVERY CALL

Discovery Call is a call that is scheduled to address pain complaints. These calls allow us to discuss where the pain is coming from, and what you can do about it.

Call 888-222-0130 or visit adamsptservices.com To Register SPACES FILL UP FAST! KNEE PAIN TUES. JULY 28TH AT 6PM

Call 888-222-0130 or visit adamsptservices.com to schedule your Discovery Call.

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