Category: physical therapy

The Benefits of Telehealth

July 17th, 2020

Hello all!  Laura Novak, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT here.  Today, I want to talk about how we can help you get back to the activities you love  without even leaving your house.  During these uncertain times, we continue to offer telehealth services to any patient who would like to start or continue therapy from home. 

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

June 20th, 2020

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. But when back pain is at stake, what can be done? Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper

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A Note From Laura Novak

June 15th, 2020

Hello all!  This is Laura Novak, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, and clinical director of Excellcare Physical Therapy. Growing up, I dedicated any hours that were not in school to gymnastics training. The intense nature of the sport landed me in physical therapy for my back several times. These experiences are what led me down the path to

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Is Stretching a Real Form of Exercise?

May 20th, 2020

You probably already know there are a ton of different factors that contribute to maintaining your health. Getting a full night’s rest, staying hydrated during the day, and eating well-balanced meals are the most commonly shared tips when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, maintaining your heart health and nervous system. However, this is

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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

May 10th, 2020