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A (KINDA) BRIEF HISTORY OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Oct 11, 2019
Did you know that October is more than just the month when you can enjoy pumpkin-spiced-anything-and-everything, binge on apple cider donuts, and layer on the flannel & oversized scarves?  While I certainly…

GET DRENCHED! - AN INTERVIEW WITH NINA DINAN, DPT

In honor of September as "back to school" month, we've been highlighting our different classes here at PT360.  What better was to learn about our classes than through getting to know the instructors themselves?  Today we're interviewing one of our fantastic aquatic class instructors, Nina Dinan, DPT!   Katie:…

GROUP EXERCISE IS FUN…..REALLY FUN!

Growing up dancing, I was always in a class setting for movement.  I was comfortable exercising with other people and that led to teaching and participating in many forms of exercise to include yoga, aerobics, dance, and strengthening classes.  I also cherish time outdoors hiking, running, and walking,…

LET'S GET PHYSICAL! - AN INTERVIEW WITH OUR VERY OWN JEN FARRUGIA, MS, ATC, CSCS

This September, PT360 will be highlighting the classes that we offer and a little insight behind why we offer them. To kick things off, I wanted to showcase one of our very own, Jen Farrugia, MS, ATC, CSCS.  Jen and I earned our Bachelor of Science degrees in Athletic Training together at the University…

STAYING HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING: SELF-CARE ON THE ROAD

Summer is the season for traveling and it’s no wonder why – the days are longer & warmer, the kids (if you have them) are free from school, and there are more events on the calendar than there are seagulls on the beach.  We head to the mountains, to the beaches, and to the cities to explore new areas…

STAYING HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING: PREPARATION IS KEY!

Traveling can be an exciting and enriching experience.  On the other hand, it can also be extremely stressful and exhausting.  Whether it be for work or pleasure, venturing away from the comforts and familiarities of home can come with its challenges.  For instance, staying healthy or maintaining healthy…

CAN DRY NEEDLING HELP WITH SHOULDER PAIN?

Summer is upon us!  As the days become hotter, many of us will flock to the lakes, ponds, and reservoirs to cool down.  Whether we swim, kayak, canoe, paddle board, wakeboard, or water ski, this requires the use of our upper extremities.  As Jen mentioned in our last blog, the top three injuries for…

SHOULDER RECOVERY FOR SUMMER SPORTS

Summers in Vermont are short and sweet.  The three months of warmth and sunshine are packed full of lake and mountain activities such as walking, hiking, paddle boarding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, playing volleyball, softball, tennis or a mix of all of the above. Many of our outdoor…

WHAT'S NEW FOR YOU AT PT360

June is in full swing and summer has finally arrived!  I’m sure that has all of you smiling, especially those of you who are on summer vacation from school.  While January is traditionally the “Resolution Month” to make changes in our daily lives, June and the return of Summertime is more often when…

POPULAR SERVICES AT PT360

Physical therapy has been rapidly growing in popularity for the last 20+ years.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physical therapists is projected to grow 28% from 2016 to 2026, which is much higher than other work forces. This is due to an increased demand for not only managing…

MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH: A CONVERSATION WITH COL CARROLL "BUD" OCKERT, US ARMY, RET.

 "No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks."  --James Allen   It’s May, which means that it’s Military Appreciation month, and I can’t help but wonder how many people know this or better yet, understand it. Before its declaration in 1999, the singular popular holidays like Memorial Day…