Blog - Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy
Saturday March 13, 2021
by Nathan Lucs, PT, DPT Pain is a complex and inevitable fact of life. At some point or another we will all experience it. The pain experience is helpful as a guide to avoid further injury when experiencing an acute tissue injury, but what happens when it persists beyond tissue healing? Pain does not have to be solely due to… Read more
Tuesday March 2, 2021
by Paige Engbers Should I bring my child in for pediatric occupational therapy? This is a question we hear often because many people don’t know what occupational therapy is and what it can do for their child. Occupational therapy can benefit any child age 0-18 who is experiencing difficulty with every day activities. These difficulties may include one or more… Read more
by Jodeann Cooley, PTA Osteoarthritis is commonly known as wear and tear arthritis. OA is the most common type of arthritis. More than 27 million people in the U.S. have OA, and knees are the most commonly affected area. Osteoarthritis is caused when the natural cushioning between joints (cartilage) wears away. This causes the bones of the knee to rub… Read more
Thursday February 18, 2021
by Whitney Vander Veen, PT, DPT, ATC Do you find yourself questioning if your child is walking normally?  Does your child take several steps at a time up on their toes or on the front part of their foot?  Telling the difference between “normal” toe stepping and more problematic, idiopathic toe walking can sometimes be difficult - but idiopathic toe… Read more
 by Heather Pilcher, PTA, ATC I’m sure we’ve all heard the term Fibromyalgia but do you really know what it is. According to the CDC, Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain all over the body (also referred to as widespread pain), sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. People with fibromyalgia may be more sensitive to pain… Read more
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