Physical Therapy Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

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Exercise Program for Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Physical therapy exercise program for Osgood-Schlatter disease of the knees.

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CPM Machine Settings after Total Knee Replacement
Physical therapy and CPM machines. Learn about continuous passive motion (CPM) after a total knee replacement.

Campbell Cane for Walking Review
Product review of the Campbell Cane, a unique type of walking cane made of hardwood and rubber, manufactured by Ron Campbell.

6 Ways to Attain and Maintain Proper Posture
Your physical therapist can teach you specific strategies to attain and maintain proper posture to help combat back, neck, and shoulder pain.

Quad Muscle Strengthening Exercises
The quadriceps describe the four muscles located on the front of the thigh. Learn a few easy exercises to strengthen the quad muscles of the legs.

Straight Leg Raises - Quad-Strengthening Exercises
The quadriceps (or quads) describe the four muscles located on the front of the thigh. Learn a few easy exercises to strengthen the quad muscles of the legs.

Quad Muscle Strengthening Exercises - Heel Slides
The quadriceps (or quads) describe the four muscles located on the front of the thigh. Learn a few easy exercises to strengthen the quad muscles of the legs.

Quad Muscle Strengthening Exercises
The quadriceps (or quads) describe the four muscles located on the front of the thigh. Learn a few easy exercises to strengthen the quad muscles of the legs.

Quad Muscle Strengthening Exercises - Wall Slides
The quadriceps (or quads) describe the four muscles located on the front of the thigh. Learn a few easy exercises to strengthen the quad muscles of the legs.

Safe Lifting Technique: 8 Safety Tips
Learn how to safely and properly lift heavy objects without causing injury to your back.

Ankle Joint Ligaments
These are the ligaments of your ankle and how physical therapy can help if you have injured your sprained your ankle.

Stretching 101: Benefits and Proper Techniques
Stretching is an important way to help prevent injury. Benefits and techniques of stretching are reviewed.

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Physical Therapy after a Lisfranc Fracture
Learn about the Lisfranc fracture and dislocation of the foot and how physical therapy can help after you have had a Lisfranc fracture or dislocation.

The Towel Chest Stretch - Physical Therapy
Stretch your chest muscles, the pecs, with a towel or a belt.

The Hamstring Muscles and Common Injuries
A hamstring muscle injury is common in sports. Learn about exercises and treatments a physical therapist would use to restore them to health.

What is a BAPS Board?
Learn what a BAPS board is and how it is used in physical therapy and rehabilitation.

The Ice Bottle Massage for Plantar Fasciitis
Decrease foot pain from plantar fasciitis with the ice bottle massage and stretch.

Ice Tape in Physical Therapy
Product review of Ice Tape used to provide cooling to treat acute injuries.

Physical Therapy Neck Stretches
Learn 4 gentle neck stretches to improve your neck mobility and to keep your neck pain to a minimum.

What Is a Physical Therapist?
Learn about what a physical therapist is, and how your physical therapist can help you recover mobility after an injury or illness.

Lower Back Stretches and Exercises for Pain Prevention
Learn how to manage your low back pain or sciatica with simple to do physical therapy stretches and exercises.

PT for Hip Pain
If you have hip pain, physical therapy may be able to help your pain and improve your mobility.

Exercise Prescription for People with Parkinson's Disease
Can people with Parkinson's Disease (PD) exercise, and is it safe to exercise with PD?

Causes of Shoulder Pain
What is causing your shoulder pain and how can physical therapy help you shoulders or rotator cuff?

Homemade Reusable Ice Packs for Injuries
Learn the best way to make a reusable ice pack or cold wrap to apply ice to your injuries like sprains or strains.

Scar Tissue Management in Physical Therapy
What is scar tissue and how can physical therapy help treat scar tissue after surgery or injury?

What is Range of Motion?
What is range of motion (ROM) and how does your physical therapist measure range of motion?

Do I Need a Knee Brace?
Do you need a knee Immobilizer after a knee injury or knee surgery? Learn more about knee braces and how to choose the right brace for you.

Does Spinal Decompression Help Low Back Pain
Spinal decompression for low back pain has been advertised as a breakthrough in the treatment of low back pain. Does it really help low back pain?

Plyometric Exercise
Plyometric exercise may be an important part of your exercise routine in physical therapy.

Ultrasound Application Techniques
There are many different methods that your physical therapist can use to apply ultrasound to your body.

Physical Therapy Standing Hamstring Stretch
Learn how to perform the standing hamstring stretch to improve the flexibility of your hamstring muscles.

Does Ultrasound Therapy Really Work?
Does ultrasound therapy really work and is ultrasound a necessary treatment in a physical therapy program?

Treat Your Shin Splints with Physical Therapy
Learn how physical therapy can treat the pain that comes with shin splints.

Physical Therapy for Zombies
With so many zombies and walking dead, many are bound to require physical therapy to realize their full functional mobility potential for Halloween.

The P.O.L.I.C.E. Principle for Acute Sprains and Strains
The P.O.L.I.C.E. Principle may be the new way to ice an injury.

When to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture
When can you start running after an ankle fracture?

Week-By-Week Rehab Protocol for Total Knee Replacement
Learn what to expect from physical therapy week-by-week after your total knee replacement surgery with this total knee replacement post-operative protocol.

Positive Things Your Physical Therapist Wants to Hear You Say
What are things your physical therapist wishes every patient would say when coming to the PT clinic?

The Low Back Side Glide Exercise for Sciatica
Learn to treat your own low back pain and sciatica with the lumbar side glide exercise. Physical therapists often recommend this simple move.

Radial Head Fracture Physical Therapy
Learn how physical therapy can help improve your mobility and function after a radial head fracture.

The Timed Up and Go Test to Assess Mobility
What is the Timed Up and Go Test (the TUG Test) and how can it help determine your functional mobility and risk for falling.

Stay Motivated in Physical Therapy
Learn how to stay motivated in physical therapy to make the most out of your rehabilitation.

The Functional Reach Test
Learn how the functional reach test is performed in physical therapy.

Iontophoresis in Physical Therapy
Learn about iontophoresis in physical therapy, a form of electrical stimulation used to administer medication in physical therapy.

Early Mobility after Ankle Fracture: Is It Beneficial?
When can you start weight bearing and participating in physical therapy after an ankle fracture and ankle fracture surgery.

The FIM in Physical Therapy
Learn about the Functional Independence Measurement, a common outcome measurement tool used in physical therapy.

5 Things to Avoid if You Have Golfer's Elbow
Your physical therapist can teach you what to avoid if you have golfer's elbow.

Can You Use Lotion on Scar Tissue after Surgery or Injury?
Can you use lotion or lubricants over a surgical scar to perform scar tissue massage after surgery?

The Pes Anserine Insertion
Learn about the pes anserine insertion of your knee and the conditions the may arise from the pes anserine.

Physical Therapy for Pain Relief
Your physical therapist can perform various treatments and modalities to help you manage your pain.

What Does Your PT Really Do?
Learn what a physical therapist really does.

Improve Functional Mobility with PT
Your PT can teach you how to safely get up from a chair.

Handgrip Exercises
Incorporating handgrip strengthening exercises may be a part of your golfer's elbow physical therapy exercise program.

Gait Training in Physical Therapy
Your physical therapist can help you learn to walk better or with improve safety.

Pain Level Measurements in Physical Therapy
Your physical therapist can help you rate your pain level from one to

Goal Setting in Physical Therapy
Learn about long term goals in physical therapy.

Keep Track of Your Sets and Reps During Exercise
Learn to keep track of your sets and reps while doing your PT home exercise program.

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Golfer's Elbow Exercise Program
Learn physical therapy exercises for your golfer's elbow to improve elbow and wrist mobility and strength.

Wrist Flexion and Extension Stretching
Learn physical therapy stretches for golfer's elbow.

The Best PT Memes and Themes
Physical therapy memes are everywhere on the internet. Here are the best memes for rehab and PT.

Scapular Stability for Golf
Physical therapy exercises for golfer's elbow may include scapular stability exercises.

Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Strengthening Exercises
Physical therapy exercises for golfer's elbow should include rotator cuff and shoulder strengthening exercises.

Wrist and Forearm Strengthening
Physical therapy exercises for golfer's elbow may include wrist and forearm strengthening.

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Home Exercise Program: Just Do It
Your physical therapy home exercise program (HEP) is an important part of your rehab.

Exercises for Tight Hamstrings
Learn easy physical therapy exercises to stretch tight hamstrings.

Beginning Rehab after Low Back Surgery
Learn a typical exercise program in physical therapy after a lumbar laminectomy and discectomy.

Return to Work Activities
Work with your physical therapist to return to work after low back surgery like a lumbar laminectomy and discectomy.

Postural Correction
After lumbar surgery, your physical therapist will teach you to maintain proper posture.

Start a Walking Exercise Program
Your physical therapist can help set up a walking program after a lumbar laminectomy and discectomy.

Prone Press Ups
Your PT can teach you the prone press up for your back after lumbar laminectomy and discectomy.

Prone Straight Leg Raise
The prone SLR exercise can help strengthen your spine after a lumbar laminectomy and discectomy.

Sciatic Nerve Gliding
The sciatic nerve glide exercise can be done to improve leg mobility after a lumbar surgery.

Supine Lumbar Flexion
Your physical therapist can teach you the supine lumbar flexion exercise after low back sugery.

Posterior Pelvic Tilt
The posterior pelvic tilt is an exercise that can help strengthen your core after back surgery.

Hip and Core Strengthening
Learn to perform advanced hip and core exercises to help improve your strength after back surgery.

7 Perfect Gifts to Give Your Physical Therapist
What is a good gift to give your physical therapist? Find the perfect gift for the PT in your life.

Putty Hand Grip
Improve grip strength with the therapy putty hand grip exercise.

Putty Roll Out
Massage your scar tissue after carpal tunnel release with the therapy putty roll out.

Putty Donut Shaping
The therapy putty donut shaping and finger extension exercise can improve your hand's ability to open up fully.

Putty Finger Abduction
Use therapy putty to improve finger separation with the putty finger abduction exercise.

Putty Finger Adduction
Improve your finger's ability to squeeze together with the therapy putter finger adduction exercise.

Putty Thumb Grip
The putty thumb grip exercise can improve your hand's ability to grip things like keys.

Finger Tip Pinch with Putty
Improve finger tip gripping strength with the therapy putty finger tip pinch.

Improve Hand Strength with Therapy Putty
Improve your hand strength and finger strength with this therapy putty exercise program.

Single Leg Hop Testing
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Single Leg Stance in a T Formation
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When to Return to Sport after Injury
How do you know when you can return to sports after an injury? Your physical therapist may use these functional test to assess your lower extremity injury.

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Shoulder Blade Stabilization Exercises
Learn about scapular stabilization exercises and how they are done during shoulder or rotator cuff rehab.

The Prone "T"
Perform the prone

The Prone "Y"
Try out the prone

The Prone "I" Exercise
Learn how to perform the Prone

Straight Leg Raises with Full Resistance
Try these straight leg raise exercises with altered resistance to improve the strength of your knee and hips after knee surgery.

Straight Leg Raising Exercises After Knee Surgery
How do you safely perform and progress the straight leg raise exercise after knee injury or surgery? Read about how to do this exercise here.

Performing a straight leg raises can help strength muscles around your knee.
Add resistance to your straight leg raises the proper way while protecting your knee.

Safely Add Resistance to your SLR while Protecting Your Knee
Add resistance to your straight leg raises the proper way while protecting your knee.

Finger and Hand Exercises You Can Do with Digi-Flex
The Digi-Flex hand gripper is an exercise device your physical therapist may use to help improve your hand grip strength.

Top 10 Physical Therapy Songs
What are the best songs to play in the physical therapy clinic? Here are the top 10 PT songs.

7 Signs That You Should Find a New Physical Therapist
Is your physical therapist good, bad, or just not the right fit for you to make progress? Here are seven signs that it's time to find a new PT.

APTA National Conferences
The Americal Physical Therapy Association (APTA) hosts three conferences each year. Learn about the conferences hosted by the APTA.

Special Tests for the Shoulder
What are shoulder special tests are how are they performed in physical therapy to diagnose shoulder conditions?

Broken Bones in the Hip, Knee, or Ankle
Learn about common hip, leg, ankle, and foot fractures that are often treated by physical therapists.

Elbow Joint Injuries and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy for differnt elbow injuries and how to mange elbow pain.

Closed Kinetic Chain Shoulder Exercises
Learn how to do closed kinetic chain shoulder exercises in physical therapy to improve rotator cuff balance and proprioception.

TheraBand - Thera Band Resistance Strengthening
Learn more about the Theraband exercise bands and how they can be used in physical therapy and for stretching and simple exercises.

Common Symptoms of Low Back Pain
Where is low back pain felt? Here are the symptoms that you may feel if you have a problem with your low back.

Single Leg Stance Exercise for Better Balance
The single leg stance is a great physical therapy exercise to improve balance. Learn to do the single leg stance exercise.

What is Proprioception in Physical Therapy
What are some examples of proprioception and how is it used in physical therapy?

Exercise Program for Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
What are physical therapy exercises for iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBS)?

Use Foam to Add Difficulty to Single Leg Stance Exercises
Your physical therapy balance program may include standing on foam to help challenge your balance.

Standing BAPS Board
A BAPS board may be used to help improve balance and proprioception after injury.

Advanced Balance Exercise Program
Learn how to perform advanced balance exercises with this step-by-step balance and proprioception exercise program.

Single Leg Stance with Squat
The single leg squat can help improve balance and strengthen your knees, ankles, and hips.

Single Leg T-Stance
The single leg T-stance is a great exercise to help improve balance and proprioception.

Wobble Board Exercises
You can use a wobble board to perform balance exercises during your physical therapy.

BOSU Ball Exercises
The BOSU ball is used to perform challenging exercises to improve your balance and proprioception in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy First to Manage the Opioid Epidemic
The physical therapy profession can be a leader in combating the U.S. opioid epidemic. Your physical therapist can help you manage your pain.

Optimize Your Z Angle for Injury-Free Running
Find your Z angle to improve running efficiency and prevent overuse injuries. Your physical therapist can analyze your running form and find your Z angle.

NMES to Improve Anterior Tibials Function
Your physical therapist may use neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on your anterior tibialis muscle to treat a dropped foot.

Balance and Falls Prevention
What is the human balance system, where does balance come from, and how can you improve your balance and prevent falls?

Get Full Knee Extension with the Prone Hang Exercise
How do you improve knee extension range of motion after injury or surgery? The prone hang exercise can help you get full knee extension.

The Hamstring Towel Stretch
Learn how to stretch your hamstring muscles by doing the hamstring stretch with a strap or towel.

Contrast Bath Therapy
Learn about a type of whirlpool treatment called a contrast bath and how it is used in physical therapy.

What Does Therapeutic Ultrasound Do in Physical Therapy?
Learn about what an ultrasound does and how it can be used as a physical therapy treatment.

The Towel Calf Stretch
Learn how to use a towel or a belt to help stretch your calf muscles and Achilles' tendons in the back of your legs.

Shoulder Anatomy, Disorders, and Exercises
Learn about your shoulder anatomy, injuries to your shoulder, and how physical therapy exercises can help.

How is Isometric Exercise Used in Physical Therapy?
Learn how to perform isometric exercise to help you recover in physical therapy after injury or illness.

Is Ultrasound Safe for My Condition?
Is therapeutic ultrasound safe to use for my condition in physical therapy? Learn who should avoid using ultrasound.

Easy Foot Stretch for Plantar Fasciitis
What stretch should you do for foot pain and plantar fasciitis? Learn this easy to do heel stretch for plantar fascia and foot pain.

The AC Joint Compression Test for Your Shoulder
The AC Compression Test is used by your physical therapist to determine if you have a shoulder separation.

Physical Therapy for Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
Learn more about physical therapy for iliotibial band friction syndrome and ITB friction treatments.

The Upper Body Ergometer In Physical Therapy
What is an upper body ergometer (UBE) exercise machine and how is it used in physical therapy?

How to Attain and Maintain Perfect Posture
Learn how to attain and maintain proper posture for your lumbar spine to help treat your low back pain and sciatica.

Physical Therapy Stretches for Your Knees
Performing knee stretches can help protect your knees from injury. Learn easy exercises to stretch the muscles and tendons around the knee joint.

Causes of Low Back Pain
Learn about the mechanical causes of low back pain and sciatica and how your physical therapist can help you manage your back pain.

Using Inversion Tables to Help With Low Back Pain
Inversion tables are devices to help with low back pain. Read about if they really work with helping pain, and what some of the risks are.

This is Where Physical Therapists Work
Where do physical therapists work? Learn about the various work settings in physical therapy and how PTs can help people regain normal mobility.

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain
Learn about the causes of shoulder pain and how physical therapy can help treat shoulder pain.

Physical Therapy After a Boxer's Fracture
Learn how physical therapy can help restore mobility in your hand and wrist after suffering a boxer's fracture.

Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Physical Therapist
What questions should you ask before choosing a physical therapist?

Muscle Strength Scale in Physical Therapy
Learn the muscle strength scale. Measuring the strength of your muscles can help your physical therapist determine the best treatment for you.

The Common Causes of Hip Pain
Read about the many causes of hip pain, including arthritis, tendonitis, fractures, strains, bursitis, and more.

Knee: Anatomy, Injury, Exercises
The knee is the largest joint in the body. It is also the most injured joint during athletic activities and exercise.

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Things to Stop Doing with Back Pain
Learn the 10 things you should stop doing now to help treat your low back pain.

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What Initials after Your PT's Name Mean
What are those letters after my physical therapist's name? Learn what those initials mean about PT degrees, credentials and clinical specialties.

Physical Therapy for Neck Pain
Learn how physical therapy can help you eliminate your neck pain, and return to normal activity function. Read about the types of treatments available.

Should You Avoid Using Kinesiology Tape?
Should you avoid using kinesiology tape for your injury? Find out the reasons why you should not use kinesiology tape.

Gluteal Sets for Your Hips
Gluteal sets are easy physical therapy exercises that strengthen the gluteal muscles of the hip.

Best Leg Strengthening Exercises after Surgery
What are some good physical therapy exercises for your legs to do after knee and hip injury or surgery?

Lower Extremity Special Tests
Special tests are often performed in the lower extremities to help diagnose musculoskeletal disorders.

Lower Extremity Special Tests
Special tests are often performed in the lower extremities to help diagnose conditions in your hips or knees.

Lower Extremity Special Tests
Special tests are often performed in the lower extremities to help diagnose musculoskeletal disorders.

Lower Extremity Special Tests
Special tests are often performed in the lower extremities to help diagnose musculoskeletal disorders.

Iliotibial Band Stretches
Stretches for tight iliotibial bands.

Iliotibial (IT) Band Stretches
Tight iliotibial bands cause problems for many athletes and exercisers. Learn different ways to stretch your IT band and feel better.

Iliotibial Band Stretches
Stretches for tight iliotibial bands.

Iliotibial Band Stretches
Stretches for tight iliotibial bands.

Iliotibial Band Stretches
Stretches for tight iliotibial bands.

The Nordic Eccentric Hamstring Curl Exercise
What is the Nordic hamstring curl and how is it used in physical therapy to prevent hamstring strains and injuries? This one exercise may be the key.

Hamstring Strain? Do This First
What should you do first to start to treat a hamstring strain or tear? Take these eight steps and see how physical therapy can help with this injury.

Hamstring Strain? Physical Therapy Can Help
Learn about physical therapy for a hamstring strain or tear and learn how PT can help you fully recover.

Prevent Groin Pulls With Groin Stretches
Three groin stretches to keep you groin muscles flexible.

Step Three of the Flexion Rotation Exercise for Low Back Pain
Take the next step in learning the proper way to perform the flexion rotation stretch for low back pain.

Flexion Rotation Exercise for Low Back Pain
Low back pain can limit your ability to work or enjoy normal recreation. The flexion rotation stretch can offer you a self-care strategy to treat your pain.

Step Two of The Flexion Rotation Exercise for Low Back Pain
Learn how to properly perform the flexion rotation stretch to help treat your low back pain.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Stretching Exercises for Your Back
What are the best physical therapy exercises to stretch tight back muscles? Learn how to stretch your back with these exercises.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Back Stretching Exercises
Learn exercises to stretch the tight muscles of your back.

Exercises to Stretch Your Neck
Four exercises to help gently stretch your neck muscles.

Exercises to Stretch Your Neck
Four exercises to help gently stretch your neck muscles.

Exercises to Stretch Your Neck
Four exercises to help gently stretch your neck muscles.

Exercises to Stretch Your Neck
Four exercises to help gently stretch your neck muscles.

Exercises to Stretch Your Neck
Many daily activities will cause tight neck muscles. Learn these four exercises to help gently stretch your neck and feel better.

Wrist Strengthening Exercises
Learn how to strengthen your wrist muscles with this step-by-step wrist exercise program. All you need is a small dumbbell and a table.

Wrist Flexion with a Dumbbell
Perform resisted wrist flexion to help strengthen your wrist muscles.

Wrist Supination
Strengthen the muscles of your forearm and wrist by performing wrist supination with a dumbbell.

Wrist Pronation with a Dumbbell
Improve the strength in your wrist muscles by performing dumbbell wrist strengthening exercises.

Learn to Cut 5 Types of Kinesiology Tape
Learn about the different types of tape strips necessary to use kinesiology tape for various injuries.

Physical Therapy Profession Mythbusters
Discover the truth behind many myths about the physical therapy profession, from not getting along with chiropractors to living in the clinic.

Patella Dislocation and Physical Therapy
If you have a kneecap dislocation, physical therapy can help with your recovery. Learn more about which treatments will be used.

Treat Your Vertigo with the Semont Maneuver
Learn how to perform the Semont maneuver to treat the symptoms of dizziness and vertigo caused by BPPV.

Fun and Games in the Physical Therapy Clinic
What does your physical therapist do when the last patient leaves and the clinic shuts down? Physical therapy fun and games, of course.

Cortisone Steroid Injections for Sciatica
If you have sciatica, an epidural injection may help, but it may not be more effective than a placebo. Learn more.

Estim Use in Physical Therapy
What is electrical stimulation and what various types of electrical stimulation are used for different purposes in physical therapy?

Straight Leg Raise Exercise - Physical Therapy
How to properly perform a straight leg raise to help improve hip and leg strength after lower extremity injury or surgery.

Ankle Exercises for Injury Recovery
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle. Page 2.

Isometric Strengthening Exercises for Ankle Injuries
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle.

Resisted Strengthening Exercises for Ankle Injuries
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle. Page 4.

Complete Guide to Exercises for Ankle Injuries
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle.

Full Weight-Bearing Exercises for Ankle Injuries
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle.

Ankle Injury Exercises: Balance Activities
A complete guide of ankle exercises for the injured ankle. Page 7.

Ankle Exercises and Physical Therapy for Injuries
Ankle injury? Here is a complete guide of physical therapy ankle exercises for your injured ankle.

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Emergency Low Back Pain and Sciatica Treatment
If you have a sudden onset of low back pain or leg pain and sciatica, learn what to do first to start treating your problem.

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Starting Brandt Daroff Exercises for Vertigo
Learn the Brandt Daroff Maneuver to help treat your vertigo for BPPV.

Brandt Daroff Exercises Position Two
Step two of the Brandt Daroff exercises to treat BPPV. From a sitting position, quickly lie on one side.

Brandt Daroff Exercises Position Three for BPPV
Step three of the Brandt Daroff exercises for the treatment of BPPV.

Brandt Daroff Exercises Position Four for BPPV
Step four of the Brandt Daroff exercises for managing symptoms of BPPV.

Final Position of Brandt Daroff Exercises for BPPV
Final position of the Brandt Daroff exercises for the treatment of BPPV.

Step-by-step Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Tendon Glides
Learn how to perform tendon glides for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Tendon Gliding Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Physical therapy tendon gliding for carpal tunnel syndrome. Ease the pain and limited motion of carpal tunnel syndrome with this step-by-step program.

Carpal Tunnel Tendon Glide
Learn how to perform tendon gliding exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Second Position for Carpal Tunnel Syndrom Tendon Glides
Carpal tunnel syndrome exercises may include tendon gliding exercises.

Step-by-step for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Tendon Glides
Tendon gliding exercises can help treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

Resisted Shoulder Abduction with a Therapy Band
Strengthen your shoulder abductor muscles with a resistance band.

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Strengthening Exercises
Strengthen your rotator cuff and shoulder muscles with physical therapy resistance band exercises.

Shoulder Internal Rotation
Learn to strengthen your shoulder internal rotators using a resistance band.

Shoulder Extension with a Resistance Band
Learn the therapy band shoulder extension exercise to help strengthen your rotator cuff muscles.

Exercises for Your Hips
Physical therapy exercises for your hips can help keep them strong and mobile and can help you avoid injury or hip pain.

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10 Pro Tips for Physical Therapists
How do you become a better physical therapist? Use these professional tips and tricks to make it easy when managing your physical therapy patients.

Hamstring Strain Exercise Program
What are the components of a physical therapy exercise program for a hamstring strain? See what exercises are done for strengthening and stretching.

Overview of Physical Therapy
What is physical therapy and what happens during physical therapy treatments? Do you even need physcial therapy?

Physical Therapy Abbreviations Resource
Physical therapy abbreviations. Learn what all the abbreviations mean on your PT script and notes by reading this alphabetical list.

Physical Therapy Abbreviations By Type
Physical therapy abbreviations commonly found in PT notes and physical therapist prescriptions. Read about when they are used here.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Learn exercises to increase the strength of the muscles around your ankles.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Learn exercises to increase the strength of the muscles around your ankles.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Learn physical therapy exercises to strengthen the muscles around your ankles.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Learn exercises to increase the strength of the muscles around your ankles.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Learn exercises to increase the strength of the muscles around your ankles.

Lateral Band Walks
The lateral band walking exercise strengthens the hip abductor muscles that support the side and back of the hip joint.

Ball Bridge with Knee Flexion
Ball bridges with knee flexion can ensure co-contraction of many muscles around the hip and core.

Advanced Hip Strengthening Exercises
Learn step by step instructions on how to perform challenging hip strengthening exercises.

Standing Hip Abduction with Therapy Band
Learn how to perform hip abduction with the therapy band to help strengthen your hip muscles.

The Single Leg Bridge
Perform the single leg bridge exercise to strengthen the gluteal and hamstring muscles.

Ball Bridge
The ball bridge is an advanced hip and core strengthening exercise.

Using a Quad Cane to Help With Walking
What is the best way to use a quad cane? Learn how to choose, size, and properly use a quad cane.

Physical Therapy Treatments and Modalities List
Treatments and modalities commonly used by physical therapists and physical therapy assistants to help decrease pain, increase strength and motion, and improve functional mobility.

McKenzie Exercises for the Lumbar Spine
What are McKenzie exercises for low back pain and sciatica? Your physical therapist can teach you how to properly perform these exercises.

Bicep Tendon Rupture
Bicep tendon ruptures can occur acutely or gradually over time. Learn the causes and symptoms of a bicep tendon ruptures.

How Long Should You Attend Physical Therapy?
How long should a course of physical therapy last, and should you continue if your insurance won't pay? Here are some things to consider before making your decision.

Shoulder Surgery Commonly Treated by Physical Therapy
Learn about the common types of shoulder surgery that may require physical therapy for rehabilitation.

Physical Therapy - Phonophoresis Ultrasound Treatment
Phonophoresis is used in physical therapy as a type of ultrasound to introduce medication into the body. But does phonophoresis really work?

An Overview of Achilles Tendonitis
An overview of Achilles tendonitis, including symptoms, prevention, and management.

Treatment for a Broken Bone
Learn how your doctor can fix a broken bone and how physical therapy can help improve function after a fracture.

Review of the TruPosture Postural Training Shirt
If you're looking to learn how to develop better posture, the TruPosture Smart Shirt provides a gentle reminder to you whenever you start to slouch.

Can I Ride a Bicycle after a Total Knee Replacement?
Is riding a bicycle after a total knee replacement possible? Learn about biking after knee replacement surgery.

The Gait Cycle in Physical Therapy
What is the gait cycle and how does your physical therapist analyze gait?

Review: Omron MAX Power TENS Unit to Control Pain
Product review of the Omron MAX Power Relief TENS unit by a physical therapist. Learn if this can help you manage your pain.

Physical Therapy for Neck Pain Caused by Texting
Text neck, or pain in your neck caused by excessive smartphone use, can be a serious condition. Physical therapy can help if you have text neck.

Definition of Paresis or Partial Paralysis
Learn more about paresis, or partial paralysis or weakness, and how it's treated with physical therapy.

Kinesiology Tape and How it's Used in Physical Therapy
What is kinesiology tape, how does it work, and how is it used in physical therapy and sports medicine?

Strengthening Exercises for Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
If you have patellofemoral stress syndrome (PFSS), your physical therapist can help modify quadriceps strengthening exercises to protect your knee.

Physical Therapy Modalities Overview
Physical therapy modalities are a variety of treatment tools used by physical therapists to decrease pain, inflammation, and treat muscle strains.

Running and Your Hamstring Muscles
Why do hamstrings get so darn tight when running, and how can physical therapy help if you have tight hamstrings?

The Proper Way to Wear a Sling on Your Arm
Learn the proper way to put on and wear a shoulder sling on your arm. A sling helps to protect your arm and shoulder as it heals after injury.

Stars Who Needed Physical Therapy
Which celebrities have required physical therapy after illness or injury? Read about Harrison Ford, Stephen Hawking, Randy Travis, and more.

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Physical Therapy for Osgood-Schlatter Disease of the Knee
Physical therapy for knee pain due to Osgood-Schlatter disease can help your child quickly and safely return to normal activity.

Kinesiology Tape to Protect Your Nipples
Kinesiology tape can be used just like a bandage or can replace anti-chafe balm to protect your nipples while running. Learn more.

Kinesiology Tape for Shin Splints
Learn how to perform the kinesiology taping technique for shin splints called the anterior tibialis bridge.

Types of Lower Extremity Amputations
Learn about the different types of amputations that can occur in the legs.

Physical Therapy after Clavicle Fracture
Did you break your collar-bone? Learn about physical therapy for a broken clavicle to improve range of motion and strength and reduce pain.

What to Do to Treat Your Plantar Fasciitis
Learn these self-care strategies to help manage the foot and heel pain associated with plantar fasciitis, which includes exercises and massages.

Physical Therapy after a Proximal Humeral Fracture
A fracture of your arm bone near the shoulder may require physical therapy to help improve normal arm function.

Iontophoresis - What Is Iontophoresis
Iontophoresis is the use of electrical current to deliver medication through the skin.

FOOSH Injuries and Physical Therapy
What can you injure if you suffer a FOOSH injury or fall onto your outstretched hand? Your physical therapist can help you recover from​ an injury.

Exercises for Calf Muscle Strengthening
Calf strengthening exercises you may encounter in physical therapy.

Start Running after an Ankle Fracture
If you have a broken ankle, when is it safe to start running again? Physical therapy after a broken ankle surgery can help get you running again.

Is Your Shin Pain Really Shin Splints?
Pain in the front of your leg may be shin splints, but it may be sciatica or one of the other causes of leg and shin pain.

Shoulder Dislocation Physical Therapy
How does physical therapy help after a shoulder dislocation or a Hill-Sacks injury to the shoulder.

Physical Therapy in Acute Cardiac Rehabilitation
Learn about the role of physical therapy in phase 1 acute cardiac rehabilitation and what to expect from cardiac rehab.

Physical Therapy after a Broken Elbow
An elbow fracture can cause severe loss of mobility in your arm. Physical therapy can help you return to normal activity and function after an elbow fracture.

First Steps to Treat a Frozen Shoulder
If you have a frozen shoulder, learn what you should do and what you should avoid to regain normal mobility and function.

Manual Cervical Traction
What is manual neck traction and how is it used to treat neck pain in physical therapy. Learn all about manual cervical traction.

Easy Exercise to Stretch Pectoral Muscle
What are the best exercises to improve chest muscle mobility? Learn three easy physical therapy exercises to improve pectoral muscle flexibility.

Ten Essential Exercises for the Overhead Athlete
What are the Thrower's 10 exercises? Your physical therapist can help you learn the these shoulder exercises for overhead athletes.

Post-Operative Exercises for Hip Replacement
Learn what exercises should be performed to rehabilitate after hip replacement surgery.

How Long to Apply Ice to an Injury
Icing an injury helps to slows the inflammation and swelling that occurs after damage to a muscle, tendon, or ligament.

Rehabiliation of a Shoulder Labrum Tear
A torn shoulder labrum may require physical therapy to help improve your ability to fully move your arm. Read more about this injury and treatments here.

Walking with Crutches
Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

Safety Tips for Walking with Crutches
Learn how to safely walk with crutches using various crutch walking techniques.

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Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

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Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

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Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

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Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

Walking with Crutches
Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

Walking with Crutches
Learn how to safely walk with crutches.

Weight-Bearing Restrictions - Activity After Surgery
What are weight bearing restrictions and how can your physical therapist help you with proper weight bearing?

Assistance with Mobility in Physical Therapy
What is the definition of functional mobility? Learn the various levels of assistance required to maintain independent functional mobility.

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6 Things to Stop Doing If You Have Neck Pain
Your physical therapist can teach you things to stop doing if you are dealing with neck pain or cervical radiculopathy.

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Desensitization Exercises after Amputation
Desensitiazation exercises are a way to decrease the hypersensitivity that can often be experienced after limb amputation.

Did You Do Your Home Exercise Program?
If you didn't do your physical therapy home exercise program, don't use one of these lame excuses.

I Lost the Paper with My Home Exercise Program on It
If you lost your home exercise program sheet, call your physical therapist to ask for a new one.

I Ran Out of Time During the Day
You make time to brush your teeth, so make time to do your physical therapy home exercise program.

I'm Feeling Better So I Do Not Need to Exercise
If you're feeling improvement by doing your physical therapy home exercise program, keep doing it.

I'm Not Dressed in My Exercise Clothes and I Don't Want to Change
Not wearing the right clothing is no excuse for not performing your physical therapy home exercise program.

I Don't Have a PT Appointment Until Next Week
Do your physical therapy home exercise program as directed and don't skip it just because you don't have a PT appointment coming up.

I'm Lazy
Being lazy is the worst excuse for not doing your physical therapy home exercise program.

Sternal Precautions after Open Heart Surgery
What are strenal precautions and how do I maintain them in cardiac rehabilitation and physical therapy?

The Towel Shoulder Stretch
You can use a towel to help stretch your shoulder and rotator cuff muscles.

Use Soup Cans as Weights
You can use soup cans as weights to perform rotator cuff and shoulder exercises.

Use a Coffee Can or Basketball to Strengthen Your Quads
You can use a basketball or coffee can to perform quadriceps strengthening exercises.

Rubber Bands to Strengthen Your Fingers
Use a rubber band to help strengthen the muscles in your fingers and hands.

Use a Hammer for Wrist Strengthening
You can use a hammer to help strengthen your wrist and forearm muscles.

Use Silly Putty for Handgrip and Finger Exercises
You can use Silly Putty to perform hand and finger strengthening exercises.

7 Household Items You Can Use to Exercise
You can use common household items, such as towels and soup cans, to help you perform your physical therapy home exercise program.

Grip Strengthening Exercises with a Hand Towel
You can use a rolled up hand towel to improve your hand grip strength.

Common Mistakes While Walking with a Cane
Are you making one or more of these common mistakes while walking with your cane? Learn how to correct your technique and avoid injury.

Common Causes of Foot Pain
Learn the most common causes of foot pain and how physical therapy can help if you have foot and ankle pain or plantar fasciitis.

How to Fold and Unfold a Wheelchair
Learn how to fold a wheelchair so you can easily transport it.

Elbow Joint Pain and Physical Therapy
Learn about the causes of elbow pain, elbow diagnoses, and how physical therapy for elbow pain may benefit you.

Make One Simple Adjustment to Decrease KneePain While Running
You may be able to decrease your chance of knee pain by changing your running form.

Beginning Exercise with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Don't let RA stop you! Learn how to start an exercise program if you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

DIY Cervical Roll to for Neck Support While Sleeping
Learn how to make a cervical roll out of a towel. If your neck pain is causing you to lose sleep, you may benefit from a cervical roll to support your neck.

Cervical Traction for Neck Pain
You may benefit from cervical traction in physical therapy to treat neck pain.

The Centralization Phenomenon in Back Pain
How do I know the right exercises for my back pain? Centralization and what it means if you have low back pain, neck pain, or sciatica.

Do I Need to Use a Knee Brace after ACL Surgery?
Is a Bledsoe brace is necessary after anterior cruciate (ACL) surgery in the knee?

4 Gifts You Should NOT Give to Your Physical Therapist
You may want to give your physical therapist a gift for helping you, but what gifts should you avoid giving your PT?

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5 Easy Stretches with a Strap
Learn how to perform five important stretching exercises with just a towel, your belt, or a strap.

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The Hamstring Stretch with a Towel
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Progression of Exercises to Treat Low Back Pain and Sciatica
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Progression of Exercises to Treat Low Back Pain and Sciatica
If you have low back pain, you can learn which exercises to do, and when to do them.

Bed Mobility Exercises
You can improve bed mobility with these physical therapy exercises.

Aerobic Exercise for Spinal Stenosis
Biking is a good choice to help improve your aerobic fitness level if you have spinal stenosis.

PT Exercises to Improve Elbow Range of Motion
Improve your elbow range of motion with these physical therapy exercises.

Elbow Flexion Range of Motion
Learn how to improve the way your elbow bends.

Elbow Extension
Learn how to improve your elbow extension range of motion.

Forearm Supination
Turn your hand over better with the elbow supination range of motion exercise.

Forearm Pronation
Improve your elbow pronation range of motion with this exercise.

Exercise Program for Spinal Stenosis
Here is a physical therapy exercise program to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.

Standing Lumbar Flexion
Treat your spinal stenosis symptoms with standing lumbar flexion exercises.

Advanced Hip and Core Strengthening
Try hip and core strengthening exercises, like the posterior pelvic tilt, to treat your lumbar spinal stenosis.

Sustained Lumbar Extension for Spinal Stenosis
The sustained lumbar extension exercise may help your lumbar spinal stenosis symptoms.

The Knees to Chest Exercise
Lumbar flexion in lying can be performed to help treat your lumbar spinal stenosis.

Seated Lumbar Flexion for Stenosis
Learn to perform seated lumbar flexion to help treat your spinal stenosis.

First Steps to Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
First steps to take to start treating your lumbar spinal stenosis.

The Common Causes of Back Pain
There are many causes of back pain and sciatica. Find out what most commonly results in back pain.

Back Injury Recovery Program - Rehabilitation
After suffering from a back injury, it is important to begin a back rehabilitation program shortly after for a complete recovery.

Facet Arthropathy - Arthritis of the Back
Facet arthropathy describes a condition when arthritis develops in the joints of the spine that may result in back pain.

Balance Activities: Exercises to Prevent Falls
Balance exercises help you maintain strong leg muscles and prevent falls. Review three exercises to improve your balance.

Stretches and Exercises for Tight Calf Muscles
Physical therapy exercises to stretch tight calf muscles and to maintain flexibility in your Achilles' tendons.

Acute Care Physical Therapy
Acute care physical therapy in the hospital and ICU.

Does TENS Work?
Does TENS work to help decrease your pain and how is TENS used in physical therapy?

Electrical Stimulation- Physical Therapy Modalities
Electrical stimulation is a physical therapy modality used to improve muscle function, decrease pain, and promote healing.

Ankle Foot Orthosis - Definition of Ankle Foot Orthosis
An ankle foot orthosis, or AFO, is a device worn on the foot to help keep a neutral position of the ankle joint.

Carpal Tunnel Pain Management Exercises
exercises to help reduce the pain experienced by carpal tunnel syndrome.

Ankle Warm-Up Exercises
Learn three easy exercises to warm up the muscles of the ankle joint.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
What is the function of the ACL and how does physical therapy help after an ACL tear?

List of Common Causes of Ankle Pain
What are the causes of ankle pain and how can physical therapy help?

Ankle Rehabilitation - Exercises for Ankle Injuries
What to expect from physical therapy for an ankle injury. Ankle exercises and rehabilitation.

Ankle Sprain Symptoms, Treatment and Physical Therapy
What is a sprained ankle and how does physical therapy help after a sprained ankle?

Elbow Strengthening Exercises and Workouts
Get stronger biceps and triceps with these Isometric elbow strengthening exercises.

Aquatic Therapy: Physical Therapy in Water
Will you benefit from physical therapy in a pool? Learn about aquatic therapy and exercises to be done in a pool.

Do I Need Physical Therapy?
Many people wonder if they are a candidate for physical therapy, or if physical therapy can help their ailment. Do you need physical therapy?

Do You Need a Wheeled Walker or a Standard Walker
Which walker do you need to use to improve walking and mobility.

Wrist and Forearm Strengthening Exercises after Colles' Fracture
You can use dumbbells to improve wrist strength in physical therapy after a Colles' fracture.

Exercises after a Colles Fracture
Learn exercises to do after a Colles' fracture to help you regain normal use of your arm and hand.