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Avoid Back Injuries This Winter

December 12th, 2020

Cold temperatures and slippery surfaces make winter a common time to experience a back injury. Whether you sprain your back while shoveling snow or slip on an icy sidewalk, you could end up in physical therapy for your back pain. To help keep your back safe and healthy all season long, Bon Secours In Motion […]READ MORE

Improve Bladder Control with Physical Therapy

November 11th, 2020

More than 12 million Americans experience urinary incontinence each year. If you have incontinence, you may experience urine leakage, trouble urinating and/or intense pressure to urinate. It can disrupt your daily life and lead to embarrassing accidents. Fortunately, physical therapy can help 85 to 90% of people gain better bladder control in just 1 to […]READ MORE

Restore Your Posture with Specialized Physical Therapy

October 10nd, 2020

Everyone’s body is a little asymmetrical. After all, you likely use your dominant side more often to perform small tasks while you might lift with your nondominant side. A few small differences aren’t a big deal and are completely natural. However, over time, using one side of your body far more often than the other […]READ MORE

What is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

September 9nd, 2020

Your sacroiliac (SI) joint connects your hip bones (ilium) to the triangular bone at the bottom of your spine (sacrum). It helps absorb shock between your upper and lower body, such as when you jump.  Because it is mostly a shock absorber, the SI joint usually doesn’t move much. Small motions absorb shock or help […]READ MORE

4 Therapies for Stroke Recovery

August 8th, 2020

A stroke can cause significant brain damage, affecting your ability to move, speak and complete tasks you used to do every day. In addition to fast treatment for your stroke, supportive therapy during your stroke recovery can help you regain these abilities and improve your quality of life. At Bon Secours In Motion, we offer […]READ MORE

Make the Most of Your Virtual Physical Therapy Appointment

July 7th, 2020

To help keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bon Secours In Motion now offers online physical therapy appointments. You can get the help you need from the safety of your home. We can help you with a variety of therapies, including, but not limited to: Muscle pain Chronic pain, such as diabetic nerve pain […]READ MORE

Best Equipment for Home Physical Therapy

June 6rd, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to spread, you may be limiting trips out, even to physical therapy. Fortunately, with the help of your physical therapy, you can design a home therapy plan to help you maintain your progress or continue moving toward your therapy goals. While many exercises can be completed without any equipment at all, […]READ MORE

Why You Need Physical Therapy After a Long Hospital Stay

May 5th, 2020

If you have spent a long time in the hospital, whether it is recovery after a major injury or a critical care stay for treatment of a serious illness like COVID-19, you will come out of the hospital weaker than you were before. That’s why you and your doctor should always have a plan for […]READ MORE

How Strain-Counterstrain Can Help Your Pain

April 4th, 2020

Strain-counterstrain is hands-on treatment to help relieve pain from spasming or tight muscles. It was first created by an osteopathic physician and is still used by osteopathic physicians and physical therapists to relieve dysfunction. Strain-counterstrain is a passive technique, which means you won’t be actively exercising or moving during the therapy. Instead, your physical therapist […]READ MORE

Physical Therapy for Diabetic Neuropathy

March 3st, 2020

If you have uncontrolled blood sugar for a long time, it can lead to complications of diabetes including peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain or numbness in your limbs, most often your legs or feet).  Peripheral neuropathy can make it difficult to walk, causing a limp or putting you off-balance. Regular physical therapy can help you safely […]READ MORE