News and Events

Join VTPT at the YMCA on September 20th

Have you ever found yourself wondering, is my pain normal?  Is stress or lack of sleep influencing my pain? Is my work negatively affecting my back? Are my workouts, my mattress, or my shoes causing my pain? Is my pain caused by poor posture? What is good posture? Join Birgit Eckstrom, DPT and Andrew Jenkin, DPT […]

Healthy Excercise, Healthy Kids, High Impact Excercise, Kids Health, News and Events

Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

A #study conducted by Boston University found that children who sustain repeated #head #injuries before age 12 are more likely to suffer from behavioral and mood impairments (i.e., depression, apathy) as they age. Safety is important, brain health is important, and fun is important! Let’s hope #safety recommendations can be made in light of this #research that allow children to enjoy the sports they […]

Balance, Healthy Excercise, Low Impact Exercise, News and Events

News@VTPT August 2017

Exercising in the water offers a low-impact environment for anyone to gain strength and mobility. When neurological impairments, like Parkinson’s Disease, are involved it can be an especially beneficial medium as it offers safety from falling. Learn more about the benefits of aquatic exercise for Parkinson’s Disease in this month’s News@VTPT. If you would like […]

Health Science News, News and Events, Pain

News@VTPT August 2017

What is the best thing to do to when you’re having back pain? This month’s News@VTPT discusses current evidence in the most effective treatments for acute and chronic low back pain. As a bonus, enjoy a sweet treat during your last days of summer. If you would like to sign up for our newsletter, email […]

Balance, News and Events, Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Services

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering Occupational Therapy Services. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages by helping them promote health, and prevent – or live better with – injury, illness or disability. We are now offering adult outpatient occupational therapy evaluations including but not limited to: – Activity of […]