Category: Health Updates

It is Fall Prevention Awareness Week!

September 22nd, 2020

As Physical Therapists, we most frequently provide care after an incident has occurred to cause injury to a patient. When it comes to injuries caused by falling, those injuries can be significant.

Backpack Safety for Your Entire Family

September 15th, 2020

September 16, 2020 is “Safe Backpack Day” and who better to help keep you and your backpack-wearing loved ones safe than your MVPT Physical Therapist!! Students and commuters wearing backpacks that are improperly fit or that are overloaded and too heavy are at increased risk for injury. Injury can occur not only from carrying the

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Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

August 1st, 2020

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have

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