As back-to-school season is upon us, once again, the owners and practitioners at Total Body Physical Therapy are often asked what should college bound students look for in school based physical therapy programs. Here is some no nonsense guidance for students: When speaking with a physical therapy clinic, whether on campus or independent, be sure to understand the size of the therapy clinic.  Inquire as to how many therapists are on staff and the hours
Recognizing Changes in Your Body After The Birth of a Child Some of the most important physiological and bio-chemical changes occur in the post-partum phase of a women’s life.  Yet, few women and their physicians know the proper way to respond to the changes.  The most commonly talked about elements and experiences discussed by many are post-partum depression.  While this is an absolutely vital and essential discussion point of the postpartum phase, many women experience
Norwalk, CT : For immediate Release This week marks a special time and an opportunity for Total Body Physical Therapy in Norwalk, CT to thank the greater Norwalk and Fairfield County community.  With a lifetime of medical experience and business acumen Hope Bove, MBA, DPT, Brian Elmo, MPT, ATC, CSCS and Alison Farrell, MS, ATC, LAT celebrate two years with their new venture in Total Body Physical Therapy. With over 40 years in the Physical

Pregnancy and Low Back Pain

Posted by admin on March 5, 2018
Category: Fitness, Physical Therapy, Pregnancy
Pregnancy and Low Back Pain Physical Therapy Can Reduce Back and Pelvic Pain During and After Pregnancy Experts estimate that anywhere from 24% to 90% of women experience low back or pelvic-region pain when they are pregnant. Many women find that this pain goes away when the baby is born. However, more than a third of women still have pain 1 year after giving birth. Physical therapy during and after pregnancy can help decrease low
Pregnancy and Physical Therapy Physical therapy during pregnancy can be useful for remedying common discomforts like back pain or for enhancing your body’s ability to have a smoother pregnancy and birth. Physical therapy is not just for recovery. Talk to your health care provider about incorporating physical therapy into your prenatal care. The reasons for back pain vary from person to person, but the majority of back pain concerns can be accounted for by one