Attack of the Killer High Heels

Barbie feet

As I was getting dressed this morning, I heard 2 news items on The Today Show that did not bless me. 1. Punxsutawney Phil came out and whispered to his handlers on Gobbler’s Knob (what happened to seeing his shadow?) that there would be 6 more weeks of winter. I was really hoping that Old [...]


Torn ACL, PCL, MCL – Dallas Friday’s Knee

File this one under, “So you think you had a bad day?” World champion wakeboarder Dallas Friday shares the story of coming back from a season-ending injury. Just moments away from the top of the victory, stand Dallas crashes on her final pass. She destroys her knee, tearing the ACL, PCL, MCL, Meniscus and Patellar [...]


Aquatic therapy soon after TKA improves outcomes – great read!

Article Share Today: Aquatic therapy soon after TKA improves outcomes (excerpt from Ortho Super Site) Starting aquatic therapy 6 days after total knee arthroplasty can lead to improved results, according to a study published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The same study also found that delaying the onset of aquatic therapy for [...]


Hope for the Voit Boys – A Great Deed

The Voit Boys

Meet three boys–Johnny(16), Stephen(13), and Christopher(3)who have been through more emotional nightmares than anyone can imagine. John Voit (their father) lost his job due to medical conditions, and that is when their troubles began. Between the complications of medication and overwhelming stress, John had become terribly depressed. In March of 2011, he tragically took his own life leaving behind [...]


Tibial Plateau Fracture & the ROM Challenge


Thanks to today’s guest blogger, Neal Church, PT As a physical therapist, I love a challenge. One of my most formidable challenges is patients with tibial plateau fractures. Tibial plateau fractures are one of the most frustrating injuries for patients because it is such a long-drawn-out process. These fractures occur at the top of the tibia, or [...]