Portsmouth PT Performed Free Fall Sports Athletic Physicals!

Published September 13, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

Portsmouth Physical Therapy, along with the medical doctors at Martin’s Point Healthcare (Pease Intn’l Tradeport), recently performed free fall sports athletic physicals.  The event was a great success, providing these sports physicals to high school athletes at the beginning of their fall sports seasons. This exam is referred to as a preparticipation physical exam, or …

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Proud to be the Sports Medicine Provider for Great Bay Community College

Published September 2, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

Portsmouth Physical Therapy is proud to be the official sports medicine provider for Great Bay Community College Athletics, supplying the athletic trainers for injury management and game coverage. Participating in both the Yankee Small College Conference as well as the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, Great Bay fields teams for the sports of men’s and …

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The Most Intriguing Rings at the Olympics: Cupping

Published August 10, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

As the world is glued to their television sets for this summer’s Olympic Games, many are noticing sets of rings that aren’t the medals themselves, or the symbolic rings of the Games. Even before I thought to write this piece I was noticing the circular reddish maroon spots on the backs and shoulders of athletes …

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What Does A Network of PT Partners Mean for the Patient?

Published July 30, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

We at Portsmouth Physical Therapy are proud to be part of the Pinnacle Rehabilitation Network. This is a group of physical therapists and practices that have become well-known and well-respected for our work in physical therapy over the last few years – both here in New Hampshire as well as throughout New England. Each partner …

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Physical Therapy Mini-Glossary of Terms (Part 1)

Published July 18, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

After a physical therapy session, while you may feel sore and worn out, there is no need to be confused by some of the language or terminologies that were potentially used by your physical therapist. In order to give you a guide of some of the more frequently used terms, we’ve pulled our first mini-glossary …

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About PT

Published June 30, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

(1) The National Physical Therapy Month is each October, celebrating and recognizing the work that physical therapists do to improve the health and restore the motion of our nation’s citizens. (2) Physical therapists do not only perform their work in clinics or private practices. They can work in other settings such as hospitals, schools, and …

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Choosing Physical Therapy Over RICE for Neck Pain

Published June 21, 2016 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

Sure, we’ve all heard of RICE, the mnemonic for four elements of treatment for soft tissue injuries – rest, ice, compression and elevation. However, in an area of the body such as the neck, these minimal procedures may not be enough to get you feeling better. Neck pain is a common ailment, and is listed …

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Congratulations to Dan Fleury ~ Osteopractic Diploma!

Published January 15, 2016 | Posted in Company Annoucements, Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

In 2015, the AAMT Fellowship proudly graduated 26 Fellows with the FAAOMPT (Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy) credential! In December of 2015, AAMT awarded the Diploma in Osteopractic to 42 Physical Therapists from the USA (including Dan Fleury), Iceland, India and Italy. Well done to all! On September 21, 2015, …

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