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NO MORE BLISTERS - Dan Fogarty, PT, MPT has tried absolutely everything to try to prevent blisters on the back of his heels when he hikes.  Finally, he has found a solution.  Watch this video to see what worked...
Posted on 2018-09-19
One of the most common causes of knee pain and musculoskeletal conditions presenting to our clinic is patellofemoral pain syndrome. Patellofemoral pain syndrome typically develops over time and is a general condition describing pain in front of the knee that surrounds the patella (knee cap) and worsens with squatting, sitting, running, and going up and down stairs. Although it is most prevalent in athletes and young adults, it is also common in nonathletes and older adults. Patellofemoral pain...
Posted on 2018-08-19
Click on "read more" to watch a video by Katie Dowdel PT, DPT that explains Cupping Therapy and how it can help in physical therapy treatment. We apologize for the fingers blocking the screen a bit at the beginning of the video. Keep watching, it gets better.
Posted on 2018-08-01
Dear future ORA patient, I was tasked with writing a blog. I had various ideas pop into my head from different physical therapy techniques, to patient care, to even clinic cleanliness, but I thought I would write about what ORA (Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates) means to me personally. I have worked for ORA since December of 2009.  I was a bright eyed, new graduate fresh out of school with a shiny new degree.  I walked into this little clinic, with a suit that was probably too b...
Posted on 2018-07-02
A tool or technique that is a very effective intervention to decrease pain and increase mobility is dry needling. Also known as trigger point dry needling (TDN), functional dry needling (FDN), intramuscular stimulation (IMS) and intramuscular manual therapy (IMT).  Dry needling uses a solid filiform needle that is very thin placed into myofascial trigger points, muscles and connective tissue.  This needle is different than a hypodermic needle that delivers medication or solutions to th...
Posted on 2018-06-03
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