Action Potential Physical Therapy

Important COVID-19 Update: At this time, PT is considered an essential service, so we will remain open and continue to serve the needs of our patients.

We are also offering a virtual, HIPAA-compliant telehealth option for those who are not comfortable leaving their homes. Contact us with any questions.

Operating as usual

medicalnewstoday.com 02/08/2021

The 13 best exercises for overall health and fitness

Have you ever wondered what the best exercises are for your overall health and fitness? Utilizing a combination of cardiovascular exercises and strength training is the best combination to build muscle and improve your overall health. Learn more about the specifically recommended exercises at the link below:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/best-exercises

#fitness #exercise #strength #cardio #physicaltherapy #physcialactivity

medicalnewstoday.com A combination of cardiovascular exercise and strength training can help a person build muscle strength and improve their heart, lung, and circulatory health.

choosept.com 02/06/2021

Avoid Chronic Disease With Regular Physical Activity

Did you know that regular physical activity can help prevent and even improve many chronic conditions? Physical activity and exercise has proven benefits, such as reducing the risk of cancer, improving bone health, weight control and more!

Find out how much physical activity you should be adding to your day at the link below.

#ChoosePT #physicalactivity #NationalCancerPreventionMonth #chronicillness #physicalexercise

choosept.com The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans reports that approximately 80% of US adults and adolescents are insufficiently active. The good news is that regular physical activ

02/03/2021

We pride ourselves on our fantastic staff and the quality, personalized care they provide for all of our patients. Read how our team was able to help Quaviyae when she suffered a wrist injury.

#patientreview #wristinjury #physicaltherapy #choosept #painfree #wellness #PT

apta.org 02/01/2021

Researchers: 1 in 3 People Worldwide Had a Condition That Rehab Could've Helped

A global study in 2019 found that at least one in three people had a condition that could have benefitted from some sort of physical rehabilitation. The top disorders that could have been helped with PT treatment included musculoskeletal disorders and low back pain. If you are experiencing any body aches or pains, physical therapy may be the right answer for you!

#choosePT #physicaltherapy

apta.org A global study of disease burden finds a glaring need for rehab in primary care.

01/30/2021

Physical therapy can be beneficial at every age. Rebekah notes how PT helped her six year old son when he was injured. We strive to make physical therapy care a positive experience for all!

#physicaltherapy #choosept #painfree #careforeveryage #wellness

01/28/2021

If you're experiencing a new ache or pain, physical therapy might be the answer! Keep your physical therapist up to date on any new pains you may have so that they can help you feel your best.

#choosept #physicaltherapy #heretohelp #aches #pains

01/25/2021

To protect the health and safety of all patients and staff, we require masks to be worn inside all our clinics. Please do your part to help keep everyone safe and healthy during your next physical therapy appointment. Thank you!

heart.org 01/23/2021

How to Stay Active in Cold Weather

Cold weather and snow bring new workout opportunities! Don't let the chillier weather stop you from staying active. Outdoor activities like shoveling snow, ice skating and snowshoeing are great ways to get outside and get a good workout in during the winter. Be sure to bundle up and stay warm while doing so!

#winterworkout #stayactive #staywarm #iceskate #snowshoe #shovelsnow

heart.org When winter blows in, you can pull the blankets over your head and go back to sleep&mdash.

01/20/2021

Physical therapy help you feel better without the use medication or surgery. We address the root cause of issues and can create a specific treatment plan just for you! If you think you could benefit from physical therapy, we offer a complimentary consult to have an informative conversation about your symptoms with one of our trusted physical therapists.

Visit the link below to request a complimentary consultation today!

https://www.actionpotentialpt.com/consult/

#freeconsultation #choosePT #physicaltherapy

01/18/2021

Today we pause to honor the great Martin Luther King, Jr. and the impact that he had on our country.

#MLK #MLKDay #IHaveADream

01/17/2021

Did you know that you can help make improvements to our clinics or give kudos to your favorite physical therapist by simply leaving a review? We love getting your honest feedback on your physical therapy experience with us. Leave us a review on Google or Yelp today!

#feedback #review #clinicreview #patientreview #choosept #physicaltherapy

actionpotentialpt.com 01/15/2021

Telehealth Patient Request - Action Potential

Have you heard about our telehealth appointment option? If you'd prefer to stay home, you can connect with your physical therapist from the comfort of your own home via a secure, easy to use video conferencing tool! Request a telehealth appointment today: https://www.actionpotentialpt.com/telehealth-patient-request/

#telehealth #virtualappointment #virtual #stayhome #physicaltherapy

actionpotentialpt.com Feel like staying at home? We can help. Physical Therapy appointments from the comfort of your own home. As we continue to adapt to our new normal, a safe therapy environment is our top priority. All locations now offer each and every patient a Telehealth option. Connect with your licensed physical....

01/14/2021

"I had ACL reconstruction surgery and went to 12+ PT sessions. The staff was very knowledgeable, punctual and I made steady and visible progress..." Read more about Evan's ACL recovery in the patient review below:

#patientreview #ACL #physicaltherapy #choosept #recovery #therapy

today.com 01/12/2021

11 exercise tips to stay motivated in cold weather

As the weather has gotten cold, finding the motivation to stay active can be difficult for even the most dedicated exercise enthusiasts. Check out these tips on how to stay motivated and keep the winter season from impacting your exercise routines: https://on.today.com/35eCPIF

#stayactive #winter #workout #stayhealthy #motivation

today.com Exercise psychologists share their favorite winter workout tips to keep you moving.

actionpotentialpt.com 01/11/2021

Exercise and Mental Health: Start and Stay Moving in the New Year - Action Potential

Did you know that exercise is proven to help improve mental health and wellness? As we start 2021, be sure to prioritize both your physical and mental health. To learn more about how your mental health can benefit from physical activity, check out our latest blog post below:

https://www.actionpotentialpt.com/2021/01/08/exercise-mental-health/

#mentalhealth #newyear #physicalactivity #getactive #mentalwellness #physicaltherapy #getmoving #clearhead

actionpotentialpt.com Contributions by Megan Otto As we begin a new year, emphasis is often placed on losing weight, eating better, working out and overall improving yourself. While so much pressure is placed on physical attributes, improving your mental health is sometimes overlooked. Fortunately, research has proven th...

01/11/2021

We pride ourselves on our fantastic staff that help our patients get back to feeling their best. Learn more about Stacy's recent experience below:

#patientreview #choosept #physicaltherapy #physio #health #wellness #sportsmedicine #therapy #recovery

inverse.com 01/09/2021

World’s largest study on New Year’s resolutions reveals 1 tip for thriving in 2021

At the start of 2021, it is common to make a New Year's resolution - such as to quit smoking, lose weight or workout more. Yet by February, many of these resolutions are just forgotten ideas.

This year, turn your resolutions into habits that actually stick by adding behaviors, rather than erasing them. Learn more about how to create a lasting New Year's resolution here: https://bit.ly/3m1W7IX

#newyear #resolutions #habits #smartgoals

inverse.com According to a new study on New Year's resolutions, people who create resolutions to add behaviors rather than erase them are more likely to change.

01/06/2021

We have new health and safety measures to keep our patients and staff safe, so your clinic experience may change slightly. What you can expect:
-Pre-screening questionnaire
-Temperature check upon arrival
-Mask requirements for patients & staff
-Increased sanitation of equipment

#staysafe #covid19 #covidprecautions #health #fightcovid

[01/05/21]   As we enter into 2021, it is important to update your insurance information. During your next visit for physical therapy treatment, be sure to stop at the front desk to provide them with a copy of your updated insurance card to keep on file. Our staff will be able to answer any questions you may have concerning your newest coverage.

#insurance #update #newyear #2021

01/03/2021

We love getting feedback from our patients on their experiences at our clinics. Be sure to leave us a review on Facebook or Google today!

#patientreview #review #feedback #physicaltherapy #choosePT

01/02/2021

As we enter the new year, we encourage you to stick to your recovery plan and continue coming in to receive physical therapy. Our team is ready to help you achieve your goals and get back to feeling your best!

#choosept #physicaltherapy #2021 #newyear #continuetreatment

01/01/2021

Happy New Year! We wish you and your loved ones a safe and healthy start to 2021. May 2021 bring positive changes for all!

#happynewyear #2021 #celebratesafe #newyear

12/30/2020

To protect the health and safety of all patients and staff, we require masks to be worn inside all our clinics. Please do your part to help keep everyone safe and healthy during your next physical therapy appointment. Thank you!

apta.org 12/29/2020

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Advocacy

There are only a few more days left to join us in taking action to prevent an estimated 9% decrease in payment for codes tied to Part B physical therapy services as part of the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

Rather than cutting funding for physical therapy under Medicare, we should be encouraging access to PTs and PTAs who can help with prevention treatments and provide care that can mitigate the need for costly procedures.

As a provider of quality, physical therapy care, we urge you to help us take action and #FightTheCut! We must continue to advocate for our profession, our patients and our local communities.

Visit http://apta.org/FightTheCut to learn more about this cut and how you can take action!

apta.org CMS is about to impose 9% payment cuts that reduce patient access to PTs and PTAs. Congress must act soon, and your voice matters!

12/28/2020

Did you know that to properly wash your hands, you must scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds? Rather than use a timer, simply sing or hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice!🎂 🎉

#handwashing #covid19 #staysafe #stayhealthy #washyourhands

12/25/2020

From all of teammates, we wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday season!

#happyholidays #tistheseason

12/21/2020

As we’ve added new health and safety measures to keep both our patients and staff safe, your experience at our clinics may change slightly. Here is what you can expect when you arrive for your appointment:

- All patients will be asked several screening questions prior to coming in for appointments. Screening questions include whether or not a patient has experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 or if they have traveled in the past 21 days.

- Upon arrival at our clinics, patient temperatures will be taken.

- When checking in, you’ll notice that plexiglass barriers have been installed to protect both our patients and our front desk staff.

These are just a few ways we’ve updated the patient experience to help keep you and our staff members safe and healthy!

#choosept #staysafe #safetyprecautions #healthy #wearamask

12/20/2020

Physical therapy help you feel better without the use medication or surgery. We address the root cause of issues and can create a specific treatment plan just for you! If you think you could benefit from physical therapy, we offer a complimentary consult to have an informative conversation about your symptoms with one of our trusted physical therapists.

Visit the link below to request a complimentary consultation today!

https://www.actionpotentialpt.com/consult/

#freeconsultation #choosePT #physicaltherapy

webmd.com 12/19/2020

Developmental Delays in Children

Have you ever heard of a “developmental delay”? A developmental delay is when a child lags behind their peers in one or more areas of emotional, mental or physical growth. Physical therapy is a great treatment option if your child is experiencing developmental delays in movement or fine motor skills.

To learn more about developmental delays and what to watch for, please visit:

webmd.com Infants and young kids learn to crawl, talk, and potty train at different speeds. But if your child lags behind their peers significantly, they may have a developmental delay.

actionpotentialpt.com 12/16/2020

Concussions: they're not just for athletes - Action Potential

When someone hears the word “concussion” their thoughts may immediately jump to a young athlete, maybe a soccer or football player, who has sustained a hard blow to their head in a game or during practice. But concussions aren’t just injuries that athletes endure.

Learn more about concussions, including the symptoms and treatment options, in our latest blog post:

#Concussions #treatment #physicaltherapy #choosept #headtrauma #sportsinjury #falls

actionpotentialpt.com Contributions by: Megan Otto & Amanda Whalen, PT, DPT When someone hears the word “concussion” their thoughts may immediately jump to a young athlete, maybe a soccer or football player, who has sustained a hard blow to their head in a game or during practice. But concussions aren’t just injuri...

12/14/2020

We are committed to helping slow the spread of COVID-19. In our clinics, we’ve enhanced our safety measures in a variety of ways. From requiring face masks for both staff and patients, to increased sanitation of our facilities, keeping you and our clinic teammates safe is our top priority. Here are a few ways that you can help keep yourself and others safe during this uncertain time:

#slowthespread #wearamask #covid19 #staysafe

12/13/2020

What was your patient experience like while being treated in our physical therapy clinic? We want to hear from you! Our PTs love hearing your success stories and we are constantly improving our care based on your feedback. Please take a moment to leave a review for us on Google or Yelp — we truly appreciate your feedback!

#review #feedback #successstories #choosePT #physicaltherapy

12/11/2020

As gift giving season is upon us, it is important to be aware of the risks toys can pose to children during play. Play is not always risk free, but being aware of a few simple risk factors can make it easy to shop — and gift — with care this holiday season!🎁🎄

https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/research/areas-of-research/center-for-injury-research-and-policy/injury-topics/home-safety/toy-safety

#toysafety #ageappropriate #playsafe #giftsafe #giftgiving

12/09/2020

Did you know that the final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2021 is calling for an estimated 9% decrease in payment for codes tied to Part B physical therapist service?

Rather than cutting funding for physical therapy under Medicare, we should be encouraging access to PTs and PTAs who can help with prevention treatments and provide care that can mitigate the need for costly procedures.

As a provider of quality, physical therapy care, we urge you to help us take action and #FightTheCut! We must continue to advocate for our profession, our patients and our local communities.

Visit http://apta.org/FightTheCut to learn more about this cut and how you can take action!

#FightTheCut #TakeAction #physicaltherapy #choosePT

health.usnews.com 12/04/2020

How to Create a Gym at Home Without Buying Anything

Heading to the gym for a workout may be out of the question for many during the pandemic, so building a home gym to safely workout in has become a popular alternative over the past few months. With dumbbells and other gym equipment difficult to come by, here are a few ways to build out your home gym — without breaking the bank!

#homegym #workoutsafely #gymalternatives #stayactive

health.usnews.com A fitness experts shares how, with just a few common household items and some creativity, you can do a workout at home.

health.usnews.com 03/12/2020

How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Neurological Conditions

There’s more to physical therapy than the “physical” aspect. PT also helps treat people with neurological conditions who often face challenges with their movement. Therapists can guide these patients through specialized exercises to build the strength and proper form to move easier and live better lifestyles. Read more about the life-changing benefits of PT for those with brain, spinal cord or nervous system conditions, as explained by U.S. News & World Report:

health.usnews.com Physical therapy can help relieve symptoms of neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

[03/11/20]   In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, and following CDC recommendations, we are making every effort possible to maintain a safe environment for our patients and employees alike.

Our daily cleaning procedures are extremely thorough and comprehensive, but given the current situation, we are expanding our protocols in an effort to further keep our facilities safe for all patients and staff. Along those lines, we have increased the cleaning schedules of our professional cleaning staff and/or current staff to clean and sanitize frequently touched surfaces and equipment regularly throughout the day.

We are also requesting all staff and patients refrain from accessing the clinic when ill and to notify us if they've been in contact with anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. We also ask patients to inform us if they or anyone they've come in contact with has recently traveled to the following countries: China, Italy, Iran, Japan and South Korea.

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