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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 |2019-08-26T14:24:26-05:00January 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 |2018-02-20T12:32:23-05:00February 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 |2018-02-20T12:32:23-05:00February 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 |2019-08-26T13:34:06-05:00January 26th, 2009|News & Articles|0 Comments