Reflections on Physical Therapy (An Open Response to an Opinion Article)

Published December 18, 2017 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

As a physical therapist that has seven years of advanced education and countless hours of post professional training including specialty and fellowship designations, reading this article brought me through a range of emotions.  (You may find the article referenced in this piece by clicking here. Fear: The inaccuracy and heterogeneity of which the author refers …

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PPT Now Stocks PT United Products

Published March 2, 2017 | Posted in Company Annoucements, Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

We are proud to announce that Portsmouth Physical Therapy has partnered with the best in medical and therapy equipment – PT United! Like the team here at PPT, they are dedicated to optimized patient care and outcomes. Not only does PT United bring tremendous value to physical therapists nationwide, but we are able to pass …

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PT New Years Resolutions for You!

Published January 11, 2017 | Posted in Portsmouth PT Blog Posts.

In pain or discomfort? Resolve to choose physical therapy instead of pain medications, opioids, and even surgery. Opioid risks can include things like depression and addiction, and are really only masking the pain. With PT, a safer alternative, you’ll be treating your pain instead of just pacifying it.  And, treated properly, physical therapy can be …

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Get to Know the Team! Interview #2: Cecile Egan

Published November 21, 2016 | Posted in Employee Interview.

For the 2nd installment of our employee interviews, we got to question another of our amazing physical therapists, Cecile Egan. Check out her PPT ‘behind-the-scenes’ interview! What is your role/position? EG: Physical therapist What are your duties within that role/position? EG: Treat patients. What made you decide to come to work for PPT? EG: I …

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Craniosacral Therapy Isn’t Therapy At All

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

Plainly stated, craniosacral therapy (CST) is not medicine. It’s silly, non-scientific, most certainly ‘alternative’ and, while as far as massages go it can it be quite relaxing, but it is still medical fiction. Bunk. Fantasy. The Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, and Santa can get craniosacral therapy. If you are dealing with any real aches or …

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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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