ACL Rehabilitation Case Study

ACL Rehabilitation Case Study Firefighter injured during a club soccer match late summer of 2022 and underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and meniscus repair. This was his second soccer related knee injury in the past 2 years, and he had concerns about returning to work and to the soccer field. Initial rehabilitation goals were [...]

What to Expect in Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a form of rehabilitation that helps individuals recover from injuries, illnesses, or chronic conditions through targeted exercises and other techniques. The specific goals and treatments involved in physical therapy may vary depending on the individual's condition and the therapist's approach, but here are some common things to expect: Initial assessment: Your physical [...]

Preventing Fall Risks for the Elderly

The risk of falling in your home increases as you age and is responsible for many serious injuries that seniors experience. There are many factors that contribute to your risk especially the health of your body and the safety of your environment. As you age you can develop: deficits in eyesight that make seeing in [...]

The Graston Technique for Pain

Hamilton Physical Therapy Services treats many patients suffering from soft tissue injuries caused by acute trauma or repetitive motion. Scar tissue, or myofascial adhesions, can form when healing from a soft tissue injury. This can result in symptoms such as pain and loss of joint motion or overall flexibility. Many patients come to us after [...]

Elbow Pain Treatment

One of the most common diagnoses in patients who are experiencing elbow pain is tendonitis. Some forms of tendonitis that can be treated in physical therapy include triceps tendonitis, medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow) and lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). Epicondylitis is an inflammation of the tendon fibers that attach the forearm muscles to the elbow. Typically, [...]