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At Home Physical Therapy Exercises

Physical therapy is most successful when a patient completes a combination of clinical work with their physical therapist and any prescribed at-home exercises on their own time. Getting into the habit of daily practice helps patients nurture and strengthen their areas of concern so that they can achieve long-term results and lower their risk of [...]

By |2020-05-22T15:44:08-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on At Home Physical Therapy Exercises

Osteoarthritis

The Familiar Story: You woke up one day and noticed you had a little bit of knee pain walking down the stairs to get your morning coffee. You don’t remember hurting yourself so you thought it was odd. Then, you started walking down the stairs one leg at a time hoping the pain would eventually [...]

By |2020-05-08T08:08:20-05:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis

Measures We are Taking to Keep Our Staff and Patients Safe During Coronavirus

The safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and partners is always our top priority. We at TMPT have been diligently monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 situation and working to comply with federal, state, and local regulations. The US Department of Homeland Security issued on the list of essential infrastructure workers and Physical Therapist [...]

By |2020-05-08T08:18:24-05:00April 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Measures We are Taking to Keep Our Staff and Patients Safe During Coronavirus

Evidence Based Physical Therapy at Total Motion

Evidence based physical therapy, or EBPT, is the practice of using relevant clinical research and data to inform our approach to physiotherapy. You may also hear about this approach referred to as “EBP”, which is short for evidence based practice.  Evidence Based Physical Therapy & Patient Care To successfully apply the use of EBP into [...]

By |2020-04-03T17:58:45-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Evidence Based Physical Therapy at Total Motion

How Effective is Physical Therapy in Treating Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis?

Knee osteoarthritis affects millions of Americans and is a significant medical concern. Of those seeking ambulatory healthcare, close to 50% of individuals over the age of 60 did so for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Knee OA is a degenerative joint disease characterized by diffuse knee joint pain, stiffness, decreased strength and increased difficulty with daily activities.   Anterior Knee Pain [...]

By |2020-02-16T15:30:00-05:00January 10th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

Total Motion Physical Therapy Opens Second Virginia-based Office in Blacksburg

Blacksburg,VA - February 10, 2015 – Total Motion Physical Therapy is proud to announce the opening of its new location in the town of Blacksburg. This marks the second location of Total Motion Physical Therapy who has been serving the Christiansburg community for the past five years. Through this expansion, Total Motion Physical Therapy is [...]

By |2020-02-16T15:30:00-05:00February 10th, 2015|News & Articles|0 Comments

Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Did you know that in Virginia you can see a physical therapist without a referral, if they have a Direct Access Certification? Direct access helps to remove unnecessary barriers to healthcare and gives you a choice in accessing physical therapy services quicker to assist in earlier intervention for speedier recovery. At Total Motion Physical Therapy, [...]

By |2020-02-16T15:30:00-05:00February 1st, 2010|News & Articles|0 Comments

Over Treating Chronic Back Pain: A US Healthcare Failure

Medical experts agree that the traditional methods of treating back pain, including the use of medications, surgery and injections, simply lead to higher costs for patients and less favorable outcomes. In the 2009 Journal of American Board of Family Practice, a well-respected scholarly publication, Dr. Richard Deyo reported that these medical interventions have dramatically increased [...]

By |2020-02-16T15:30:01-05:00January 26th, 2009|News & Articles|0 Comments