Stay away, DRA!

Posted on Dec 04, 2020

How pregnant and postpartum women can benefit from treatments aimed at reducing the effects of Diastasis Recti Abdominus (DRA). Diastasis Recti Abdominus (DRA), often referred to as abdominal separation, is a common condition that many women face during or following pregnancy. It can lead to discomfort in daily activities and changes in body appearance which […]

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Don’t Fear The Recovery Process! Take Control of It with Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR)

Posted on Nov 05, 2020

Recovering from a sports-related injury or loss of muscle mass after surgery doesn’t have to be overwhelmingly strenuous on your body with Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation! Research has shown that it is possible to strengthen muscle after a time of inactivity with low load training versus the typical assumption that muscular hypertrophy (growth) is only […]

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PSA: Physical Therapy Is Great During and After Pregnancy

Posted on Aug 24, 2020

A woman’s body is capable of remarkable things- pregnancy being one of the most awe-inspiring of them all. The ability to adapt, support, and provide nourishment from the moment of conception to the moment of childbirth is an incredulous feat. But with the changes that the body goes through during a pregnancy, comes the discomfort […]

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Physical Therapy Podcasts We Love

Posted on Oct 01, 2019

Our membership to the American Physical Therapy Association provides our team with access to their library of physical therapy podcasts. There is one podcast that’s caught our attention because it includes the latest research by physical therapist and neuroscientist Joyce Gomes-Osman. Osman and her research associates have concluded that when it comes to brain health, […]

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How to Include Physical Therapy as Treatment for POTS Syndrome

Posted on Sep 09, 2018

If you struggle with a disability that impacts mobility, physical therapy is necessary part of your treatment plan. When your condition has no cure, a custom exercise program created by a certified physical therapist is more than a plan: it can be a life saver. The Peak Performance Physical Therapy team has experience in helping […]

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#ChoosePT: How Physical Therapy Can Help You Save on Healthcare

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Did you know seeing a physical therapist can help you save money for your overall healthcare? If you have ever taken medications, had a surgery or needed imaging, you know the cost of care adds up quickly. Many of our patients find that by investing in physical therapy at our clinic they save money on […]

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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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