Dynamic Warm-Up Moves to Prime Your Muscles

Leg kick

Dynamic Warm-Ups to Prime Your Muscles for Exercise Everyone knows you are “supposed” to warm up before a workout, but why?  Every one of our patients engages in some sort of warm up exercise to begin the session to certify we get the most out of every visit. A warm up is crucial for two […]

Aquatic Therapy & Exercise

Orthopedic Surgery Rehab

Aquatic Exercise: An Interview with PTA Sharon Dunseath You have probably heard that water is an excellent forum for low impact exercises, physical therapy, and resistance training. In fact, because of its many beneficial attributes, OrthoSouth physical therapists often use aquatic therapy to help patients regain range of motion and increase strength after injury or […]

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Orthopedic Surgeon Germantown TN

Dupuytren’s Contracture A common diagnosis seen by hand surgeons and therapists is Dupuytren’s Contracture. Often, patients describe “curled” or “hooked” finger(s) that they cannot straighten. This bent position usually occurs over time and is a nuisance more than anything; however, sometimes, the contracture becomes painful and limiting. [1]   https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/dupuytrens-contracture Dupuytren’s is a hereditary disease, […]

Robot-Assisted Knee Replacement – Webinar

Dr. Andrew Wodowski

CORI Robotics Assisted Knee Replacement – Webinar Dr. Wodowski discusses how the addition of robot-assistance in the outpatient setting enhances the patient experience in knee replacement surgery. https://youtu.be/4y6VNqWuw00?t=54

How to Solve Iliotibial Band Syndrome

How to Solve Iliotibial Band Syndrome Have you ever been on a run and started to feel pain on the outside of your knee? Then the further you ran, the sharper the pain became until you reached a point that you either couldn’t continue to run or you felt like you wanted to avoid bending […]

Who Is Caring for Your Athletes?

Who is Caring for Your Athletes? *The preceding article first appeared at https://www.tourcollierville.com/athletic-trainers-caring-for-athletes/ in January 2022. The motto T.E.A.M. – Together Everyone Achieves More – is at the core of the OrthoSouth Sports Medicine Outreach Team. For St. George’s Independent School (SGIS) the team is comprised of athletic trainers Tina Cole and Jessi Howard and team […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehab

Vestibular Rehabilitation The profession of physical therapy has the privilege of treating many different medical conditions. One medical condition that can be treated by physical therapy is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV for short. BPPV is a form of vertigo in which you may feel a sensation of the room spinning or even the […]

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel, like a tunnel on the roadways, plays a huge role in funneling traffic. However, the carpal tunnel in the hand funnels nerve information, not cars. Many of my patients who have carpal tunnel have had it for some time. People often initially notice their symptoms at night, […]

All Your Pain Management Questions, Answered – A Panel Discussion

All Your Pain Management Questions Answered – A Panel Discussion Bradley Wargo, DO and Jennifer James, DC discuss what it means to be a collaborative multidisciplinary pain practice. Together, they answer all of your pain management questions from the perspective of both physician and chiropractor.