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Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Woman's Health Physical Therapy

By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. Why you may need women’s health physical therapy Women’s health physical therapy is a form of care that is frequently overlooked. Many pelvic floor conditions and disorders are extremely common, but often women choose not to seek help. Why is this? ⁠Some say because they are embarrassed and others […]

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Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health

couple lunging in the park

By: Brian Tababa, PT, DPT. How does exercise impact mental health? Now more than ever, it is important to highlight the benefits of exercise and physical activity on our mental health. Mental health involves an individual’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Furthermore, there are many factors that contribute to the status of an individual’s mental […]

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Advocating for Yourself in your Physical Therapy Session

patient and doctor talking

By: Barbara Reuven, PT. How do you ensure that you are getting the most out of physical therapy? When you are seeing help from a physical therapist it is critical to make sure that you are advocating for yourself. Here at AmeriCare we want to make sure that all of our patients are cared for […]

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Physical Therapy for Breastfeeding

Mother Holding Her Baby in the Street

By: Amita Mali, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT. How does Physical Therapy Help with Breastfeeding? Supporting women during breastfeeding is not easy. A lot of new moms struggle with it and often feel that other people don’t understand their story. Here at AmeriCare, we want to make sure all mommas are heard and feel good through their […]

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Low Impact Bodyweight Workout in 10 Minutes!

By: Michelle Zaffuto, PT, DPT Quarantine making you feel sluggish? Don’t let being stuck in quarantine keep you from your exercise goals. Here is a quick and efficient 10 minute workout that is low impact on your joints and will improve your total body muscle strength. The CDC recommends to perform muscle strengthening activities a […]

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Tricks to Maintain Good Sitting Posture

Appropriate Sitting Posture

By: Michelle Zaffuto, PT, DPT. Tricks to Maintain Good Sitting Posture While Working From Home With the COVID-19 Pandemic “Stay at Home” guidelines, many of us are working from home until further notice. Working 8+ hours on the computer while sitting in a chair can significantly impact posture and increase lower back pain, neck pain, […]

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It’s all about the Foot

Ankle Pain

By: Barbara Reuven, PT. Physical therapy and foot pain Our feet are a tremendously important part of our body and they encounter a lot of daily stress. Plantar fasciitis impacts up to to 2 million Americans per year, therefore making it the most common cause of foot pain. Foot discomfort can be debilitating and we […]

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5 Exercises to Get Rid of your Headache

Physical Therapy Neck Pain

By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. How Does Physical Therapy Help with Reducing Headache Pain Headaches are common and often debilitating, they can be very painful and lead a decreased quality of life. Fortunately, headaches can be treated with physical therapy. Physical therapists take a thorough history to better understand you and the source of […]

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Regular Exercise Improves Efficiency

Neck Pain Treatment

By: Laura Wong, PT, DPT, CSCS. How does Exercise Enhance Efficiency? We all know that regular exercise keeps us healthy, but did you know that exercise improves productivity in your work and personal life too? It helps curb that afternoon nap you so desperately look forward to, helps you reduce the 2pm coffee break, and […]

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