Physical Therapy After Knee Surgery for ACL Reconstruction

Posted on Dec 14, 2017

Since 2001, the licensed physical therapists at Peak Performance have been committed to providing the best physical therapy care for patients after knee surgery for ACL reconstruction. Their approach focuses on getting to work on range of motion early. Kari Sturtevant, owner, says “There is only a window of time to work on motion, but […]

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What Is Frozen Shoulder?

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

Peak Performance Experts Explain the Condition and How Physical Therapy Can Shorten the Recovery Time Are you living with the following symptoms in your shoulder: stiffness, decrease in range of motion, inflammation and pain? You could have frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis. The condition known as ‘frozen shoulder’ got its name because the more […]

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Do You Want Sugar With That?

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

This blog likes to pride itself on not following trendy fads while also emphasizing a healthy lifestyle.  Something caught my I eye that other day while I was cooking.  I often use diced frozen onions in recipes, they’re convenient, but mainly it’s because chopping onions makes me cry horribly and leaves me with mascara smeared […]

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What We Learned About Physical Therapy from Patients

Posted on Aug 28, 2017

By: Kari Sturtevant, DPT, OCS, President / Physical Therapist About a year ago, our team of physical therapists at Peak Performance decided to start a patient referral program. The program we created is simple. For every referral that schedules and physical therapy appointment and then becomes a patient, we provide a gift card from a […]

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Looping the Lake: A Year Later

Posted on Aug 16, 2017

A year ago I wrote a piece about the Loop the Lake Project in Neenah and Menasha.  Recently I’ve seen several yard signs in my neighborhood reading, “I support the Loop Lake Project” and it got me thinking, where are they on that project? In April the project had a setback when the construction bids […]

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Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain: Faster Improvement and Lower Costs

Posted on Jul 13, 2017

Did you know 15% to 20% of adults will experience low back pain this year? Another 50% to 80% will have least one episode of back pain during a lifetime. That is what a study at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota confirmed ten years ago. Thankfully, physical therapists are adopting an […]

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Healthy Lunch Meal Prep

Posted on Jul 08, 2017

Meal prep is a great idea for a number of reasons-convenience, cost effective and keeps you eating healthy.  Hopefully you will enjoy trying out these lunch bowls. I am the first to admit that I’m kind of a procrastinator.  I’m not the pack your lunch the night before kind of girl.  I have the best […]

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Farmer’s Market Recipe

Posted on Jun 16, 2017

Tis the season to enjoy our local Farmer’s Markets! The weather is warmer and our growing season is in full swing.  Menasha’s farmer’s market started last week, Appleton and Neenah’s begin tomorrow! One of the best things about summer is the array of fresh produce we have at our local markets. I love to get […]

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