OrthoSouth Physical Therapy Expands Footprint in Southaven, North Mississippi

OrthoSouth Physical Therapy Expands Footprint in Southaven, North Mississippi SOUTHAVEN, MS – OrthoSouth is pleased to announce the opening of its new freestanding Southaven Physical Therapy office, located at 7111 Southcrest Parkway, Suite 105, Southaven, MS. The demand for physical therapy services is rising much faster than for other industries. As demand grows, with it […]

OrthoSouth Expanding to Arlington

OrthoSouth Expanding to Arlington OrthoSouth – the Mid-South region’s premier orthopedic clinic for an exceptional patient experience – is thrilled to announce the opening of our newest clinic location at 5150 Airline Road, Suite 400, in Arlington, Tennessee. OrthoSouth providers Drs. Marcus Biggers, Jeff Cole, Tom Giel, and Peter Henning will welcome new and current […]

Tennis Elbow Relief – It’s All in the Wrist

Collierville Sports Medicine

Tennis Elbow Relief – It’s All in the Wrist Tennis Elbow Tennis Elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition caused by overuse. Over time, the forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from repeating the same movements again and again. While tennis and other racquet sports can lead to this injury, several other sports […]

The Role of Core Strength in Back Pain Prevention

Surgery rehab

The Importance of Core Strength in Back Pain Prevention Why is core strength so important for improving and preventing back pain? Your core muscles are the primary stabilizers of not just your trunk, but your entire body.  Your core provides an anchor that all of your muscles use as a base to generate force.  Anatomically, […]

Wrist Pain: Common Causes and Strategies

Orthopedic Surgeon Collierville

Wrist Pain: Causes & Strategies Wrist pain can be highly variable. Some people may describe pain in the wrist that occurs with a certain movement, like gripping. It has also been described as: Achy Throbbing Sharp Burning Unpredictable The description of the pain and your immediate and long term history can help you and your […]

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, […]

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 […]