Month: January 2013

Stepmill

I’m a physical therapist and I should know this but I have no idea. It must have been invented in the last 2 years. I’ve kinda been out of commission the last 2 years. I got a form from the… Read More ›

RSD

RSD stands for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.  It’s also known as CRPS – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.  But I don’t think CRPS is really used anymore.  This happens when the nerves that control pain sensation act all crazy and cause a lot of… Read More ›

PFS

This is another orthopedic post.  When your knee hurts and the doctor and physical therapist don’t really know why, you’ll probably be diagnosed as having patellofemoral syndrome(PFS).  PFS happens when your kneecap isn’t tracking properly.  This means that every time you contract… Read More ›

Gym

I just joined a gym.  Hey stroke survivors: insurances will probably pay for all or part of a gym membership.  They might pay for this anyway, even if you didn’t have a stroke, as a preventative thing.  Insurances are finally understanding… Read More ›