Wellspring Physical Therapist Blog
Get helpful insights, information, and “How To’s” from physical therapists to improve your health, shorten recovery time, and enjoy more of the activities you love.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)
If you have a dysfunctional movement pattern in your jaw, it can cause pain and various other symptoms.
How Physical Therapy (PT) Can Help Reduce the Impact of Arthritis
Many with arthritis manage their pain with medication, stop painful activities, or get joint replacement. PT might not be the first arthritis treatment you think – maybe it should be.
Fall Prevention Tips, Checklists, and Support
Although falls are common among adults over 65, they are not a normal part of aging. Use these tips to retain your independence and reduce fall risks for yourself or a loved one.
Stay Connected With Your Physical Therapist (PT) Using Telehealth
Stay Connected With Your Physical Therapist (PT) Using TelehealthIn Federal Way, Washington, and across the country, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for a lot of bad stuff. But, if you...
Expect to Get Better. You Probably Will.
Recovering from an injury or accident? Research has shown that positive expectations increase the chances of a good outcome. Expect to get better and you probably will.
What is Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) and What Does Physical Therapy (PT) Have to Do With It?
Many people overcome medical conditions that land them in the intensive care unit (ICU). Learn about the road to recovery after being in the ICU.
Want to Stay Healthy? Move More!
COVID has undoubtedly made the importance of health very clear, and we have all seen how quickly things can change with an illness. While COVID is currently front and center in most people's...
Will COVID-19 Change the Typical Physical Therapy Patient?
People usually see a physical therapist for pain or loss of function. Think of the person who has back pain, the injured athlete, or the person who's had a stroke. They all want to improve how they...
Insurers Are Moving from “Sick Care” to Well Care” for Low Back Pain
TRICARE has decided to waive the cost-sharing requirement of up to three visits to a physical therapist for low back pain. They've said that the goal is to encourage more use of "high-value"...