Healing and Rehabilitation with the AlterG Treadmill

Some of the challenges in physical therapy involve finding effective tools that will allow patients to begin the rehabilitation process after surgery, as well as allowing athletes to continue at least some aspects of their training after experiencing an injury. Many patients find themselves in the situation where they may be ready for some aspects … Read moreHealing and Rehabilitation with the AlterG Treadmill

Biceps Tendinitis: How Physical Therapy Can Help

If you ask someone to show you their muscles, they’ll likely roll up a sleeve and flex their biceps brachii muscle. It’s one muscle that nearly everyone knows, although most people will simply call it the “bicep”. This well-known muscle runs along the front of your arm, from the shoulder to the elbow. It bends … Read moreBiceps Tendinitis: How Physical Therapy Can Help

What You Need to Know About Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) is a technique that allows you to gain muscle mass and strength with lower resistance. This means lifting less heavy weights than in a regular training session would take. The idea is that an anaerobic environment that is one without oxygen promotes muscle hypertrophy (increase in muscle size). How does it … Read moreWhat You Need to Know About Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Physical Therapy After Knee Surgery: What You Need to Know

Physical therapy is the key to getting back to life after knee surgery.  Patients who attend physical therapy after procedures like arthroscopic knee surgery or knee replacement have less pain and function better than those who avoid therapy.  The therapists at Edge Physical Therapy are here to guide you through your recovery. We will create a plan of care … Read morePhysical Therapy After Knee Surgery: What You Need to Know

Treating Sport or Accident Related Injuries with Physical Therapy

Edge Physical Therapy knows how stressful it can be when you’ve been involved in a sport or accident related injury, which is why we offer the best experience in physical therapy so you can get back to your daily activities as soon as possible. We have treated many people in Collin County, Texas who have … Read moreTreating Sport or Accident Related Injuries with Physical Therapy

Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehab Is a Ground-Breaking New Therapy

What is Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehab? Personalized blood flow restriction rehabilitation (PBFR) is an important new development for physical therapy.  It typically involves the application of a cuff/tourniquet that is used to apply pressure to the limbs in a way that restricts arterial blood flow. PBFR is a method that offers the benefits of … Read morePersonalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehab Is a Ground-Breaking New Therapy

How Does Dry Needling Differ from Acupuncture?

Most people know about acupuncture and may have heard that it is used to treat a variety of health issues including problems with allergies, headaches and menstrual cramps. The practice of using dry needles, also known as intramuscular stimulation, is less well known. In this post, we will define what intramuscular stimulation is, as well … Read moreHow Does Dry Needling Differ from Acupuncture?

Suffering From “Tech Neck”? Physical Therapy Can Help

The use of technology is so ubiquitous is today’s society, it’s no wonder that more individuals are experiencing pain around their neck and shoulders than ever before. “Tech neck”, along with other less than ideal habits including a sedentary lifestyle and poor posture often create a perfect storm of chronic, painful muscle tension.  If left … Read moreSuffering From “Tech Neck”? Physical Therapy Can Help

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: What It Is and How Physical Therapy Can Help

You suffer from lower back pain and may have difficulty walking. You may also have tingling and weakness and even occasional bowel or bladder problems. After being examined by your doctor and getting an imaging test as X-ray or CT scan, you find out that you have lumbar spinal stenosis. What Is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis? … Read moreLumbar Spinal Stenosis: What It Is and How Physical Therapy Can Help