Category Archives: Ankle/ Foot

Physical Therapy Modalities and Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Braces and Orthotics

Here at Advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we are proud to also offer various braces and orthotic casting in addition to our physical therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic services throughout our 6 locations. We have a wide variety of braces that maybe you have received or are a good candidate to benefit from, depending on your


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Tips for Fall Prevention

Falls can cause significant injury as well as reduce your independence. Injury due to a fall can make daily living difficult and exhausting. According to the APTA, one third of people over the age of 65 and about one half of people over the age of 80 will fall at least once this year. Physical


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Are Orthotics For You?

Variations in foot structure, such as flat- or high-arched feet, have long been recognized to cause stress on muscles, ligaments, and bones that can result in injury. Although there are many variations of flat- or high-arched feet that may or may not be functionally abnormal, studies have demonstrated that flat- or high-arched feet increase the


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Tendonitis/Tendinopathy/Tendonosis

In physical therapy one of the most common diagnoses that I see is tendinopathies, otherwise known as tendinitis/tendinosis. Tendinopathies can occur in a variety of joints and may lead to symptoms that may decrease someone’s level of function. The purpose of this post is to describe what a tendon is Continue reading…







When to Fix a Broken Ankle

What Is A Broken Ankle? Ankle fractures are generally the result of a trauma or injury. An ankle fracture (which is synonymous with a broken ankle) means that one of the ankle bones has cracked. The crack can be subtle and show up faintly on the X-ray. The crack can be through-and-through the entire bone(s)


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What is a Podiatrist?

What Is a Podiatrist? A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. What Are the Qualifications of a Podiatrist? Podiatrists are the most qualified doctors to care for your feet. They


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