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

Occupational Therapy Gives Stroke Survivors Their Best Life Possible

What is life like after a stroke? You might imagine, from the way strokes are portrayed in movies and on television, that the only possible outcomes of a stroke are death or living in an almost vegetative state. However, even though the brain damage that occurs during a stroke can not be undone, occupational therapy can … Read moreOccupational Therapy Gives Stroke Survivors Their Best Life Possible

Three Helpful Tips to Prepare For Your First Sports Therapy Session

Are you getting ready for your first sports therapy appointment after an injury and don’t know what to expect? You don’t want to walk into the office unprepared, so understanding exactly what will happen will make the appointment go by much smoother. Take a look at three of the most helpful tips you can use … Read moreThree Helpful Tips to Prepare For Your First Sports Therapy Session

How Massage Therapy Helps Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

The word “sciatica” refers to the pain and possible numbness felt along the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in the body. Here’s how massage therapy helps sciatica and lower back pain. About Sciatica While the word “sciatica” is sometimes used — incorrectly — for any lower back pain, it actually refers to a … Read moreHow Massage Therapy Helps Sciatica and Lower Back Pain