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What is Dry Needling and Will it Help?

Dry needling, also referred to as Trigger Point Dry Needling (TPDN), is a technique used in Physical Therapy to release and reset tight muscles using a very thin, filiform needle, similar to an acupuncture needle.
Jul 12th, 2023

4 Simple Steps to Prevent Falls!

Falls are common among older adults. In fact, falling is the most common reason for hospitalization among adults over 65 years old. Proactive prevention is crucial, and STAR is here to help with FOUR simple steps anyone can do to prevent falls! 
May 31st, 2023

Getting Active Again After an ACL Injury

ACL injuries are commonly talked about in the sports world. Who hasn’t had their fantasy football season affected by an ACL tear at one point? So what exactly is an ACL injury? And what does the road to recovery look like? Read on to find out more.
May 1st, 2023

Why Does My Jaw Constantly Pop?

We use our jaws for a range of important things, such as drinking, eating, and chewing, and popping or clicking noises can mean joint problems that can cause other issues. Read on to find out the causes and how they can be treated.
Apr 1st, 2023

Is Working From Home a Pain in Your Neck?

Remote work is becoming more and more common, and while it can be a benefit, it still carries risks common to office environments. Find out why neck pain can still affect you working from home, and what you can do to help.
Mar 1st, 2023

5 Conditions that Respond Well to Physical Therapy

Regardless of how active you are, at some point you’ll develop a problem that slows you down physically. Physical therapy can be an important part of the healing process for many different conditions.
Feb 1st, 2023

What are My Treatment Options After A Concussion?

Traumatic brain injuries like concussions can be temporary or lead to lasting problems, depending on the severity of the injury. It’s important to know your treatment options, so read on to find out what we can do to help.
Dec 1st, 2022

Why is Strength Training Important After Age 40?

Maintaining good health is important at all points in your life, but as you get older, many of the changes you go through can make that harder to do. Here’s where strength training comes in to help you age in good health.
Nov 1st, 2022

5 Ways to Prevent an Osteoporosis Fracture

Your bone density changes over time, and osteoporosis is a condition that affects that density, which leads to fractures and breaks. However, there are ways to manage osteoporosis and keep fractures from happening.
Oct 1st, 2022

5 Ways to Ease Your Tension Headaches

The most common form of headache, tension headaches affect millions of people, causing pain, pressure, and other symptoms. While there are medications to help with these headaches, there are also ways you can ease the pain.
Sep 1st, 2022

6 Impressive Health Benefits of Yoga, Backed by Research

Yoga is a broad term for a number of different spiritual and physical disciplines to focus your body’s ability to heal. However there is plenty of research that shows many medical benefits from doing it. Read on to find out more.
Aug 1st, 2022

3 Vital Benefits of a Functional Movement Screening

Whether you’re an athlete or you like to stay active, avoiding injury is a major priority. There are several ways to accomplish this, but functional movement screenings are helpful in assessing where injuries happen before they do.
Jun 1st, 2022

How Physical Therapy Can Help in Concussion Recovery

A concussion is a type of brain trauma that can result from accidents, injuries, and other events that cause a blow to the head. Concussion can be treated in a number of different ways, including physical therapy. Read on to find out more.
May 3rd, 2022