As summer approaches and outdoor activities take center stage, it's crucial to be mindful of the potential injuries that can occur during this vibrant season. Whether you're enjoying water sports, embarking on adventurous hikes, or participating in summer sports leagues, prioritizing injury prevention is key. In this blog post, we'll explore common injuries that often … Continue reading Embrace a Healthy Summer: Common Injuries to Watch Out for and How Elite Physical Therapy Can Help
Health insurance can be confusing! While many of us have health insurance, we might not understand all the ins and outs of our individual plans. Understanding your physical therapy insurance benefits can make the process of getting care less intimidating and less stressful. A little time spent to learn the basics can take you from … Continue reading Insurance Basics
The debate: ICE vs. HEAT
The debate: ICE vs HEAT Unfortunately, most of us have dealt with some aches and pains in our life. Maybe you have had some nagging lower back pain when you sit. Or you sprained your ankle jogging. Maybe you had surgery on your knee after having pain for a long time. Regardless of your injury … Continue reading The debate: ICE vs. HEAT
Physical Therapy and Pregnancy – Pelvic Floor
Pregnancy creates many changes in one’s body. From the cellular level, walking mechanics, to pelvic floor, a lot can change over the course of pregnancy, and those changes last beyond giving birth. "50-70% of pregnant women experience back pain during pregnancy While people do not hesitate to reach out to a physical therapist for … Continue reading Physical Therapy and Pregnancy – Pelvic Floor
What is direct access?
For Physical Therapy, direct access is the ability to see a physical therapist for an evaluation without a referral from a physician or health care provider. Washington is a direct-access state, meaning our state law allows this direct-to-care process. In fact, every state now allows direct access of some form for physical therapy evaluation and … Continue reading What is direct access?