• ​MOVE, WALK, CHALLENGE, LIVE

  • This study was of 101 stroke patients who had significant shoulder pain on their hemiparetic side. The patients were randomly assigned to either a group of Dry Needling in addition to Physical Therapy, or a Control group of standard Physical Therapy.[...]

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    A 2018 published study was of a group of adults with chronic hemiparesis due to stroke. The study randomly assigned half of the adults to a group receiving traditional stabilization/core physical therapy, while the other half received “DNS” [...]

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    Early Physical Therapy for LBP: The Low Back Pain Solution for Early Reduced Pain and Opioids; for Healthcare Savings

    A Duke University Medical School study, published Jan 2019, reviewed multiple studies of early LBP intervention, including the impact of the timing of when physical therapy is initiated. Key Findings Early Physical Therapy for acute LBP should [...]

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    Your Natural Walking Pattern, Gait Speed: How do You Measure Up?

    Mark Mashburn, PT, OCS; Danna Weatherford, BS, LPTA Legacy Therapy & Wellness   Walking is one of the most simple daily activities that also has a significant benefit to your health and longevity.  Natural walking speed, or “Gait Speed” is [...]

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