What is Aphasia? Part 1


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Imagine waking up one morning to find that you’re speaking in a foreign language, and no one knows or understands […]

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The Journey to Becoming a Physical Therapist


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I have been asked several times how many years or what degree I have to become a physical therapist. Did […]

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How to Have a Meaningful Visit with a Loved One Suffering from Dementia


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During the holiday season, many of us take time to visit older loved ones who may be suffering from dementia. […]

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Injury Prevention 101


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The most important thing to remember when it comes to injury prevention is that you need to maintain this body […]

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When You Can’t Swallow…


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Do you or someone you know suffer from difficulties swallowing food or liquids? Maybe you know someone who had a […]

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Why Core Strength Is Important


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What is core strength and why is everyone talking about it?  Many people think of their abdominal muscles when they […]

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Why Do Some Kids Walk on Their Toes?


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As soon as your child walks on his or her toes, be sure to consult a pediatric physical therapist, like those on staff at Brighton Physical Therapy, the sooner the better.

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Heat and Ice Therapies — Done Properly — Enhance Recovery


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Generally, heat is for muscles and ice is for injuries. The two treatments are simple ones that, when used correctly, help you manage both your pain and your recovery. Using these treatments wrong can aggravate injured areas.

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