Helpful Tips

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE A DOCTOR’S ORDER FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR MOST INSURANCE COMPANIES! NC allows Direct Access Care for Physical Therapy which means that if you are in pain or have a problem TODAY, you do not have to WAIT for a doctor’s appointment to then be referred to therapy…that’s right…you can proceed straight to therapy for an evaluation to quickly address your issue! The therapist will then assist you with scheduling your doctor’s appointment while you’ve already began your healing process! Call us to see if your insurance company allows you direct access to PT!

Do you tinkle when you cough, laugh, or sneeze?

Perform kegel exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, which supports several important pelvic organs, such as the bladder and the uterus, helps to decrease urine leakage, and helps to improve sexual performance. Kegel exercises were developed by Dr. Arnold H. Kegel, an American gynecologist, in the late 1940’s, as a nonsurgical treatment to prevent urinary incontinence.

Knee joint replacement: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Going for an elective joint replacement procedure?

Performing light & tolerable exercises of that joint leading up to surgery helps to speed up the recovery process…contact us for a screen and/or evaluation for the appropriate strengthening program.


If you are having difficulty with walking, losing balance, or experiencing falls after a stroke, the problem may be muscle weakness and/or balance issues. Simple heel raises performed daily can help to improve your strength and balance quickly.