Plant Your Foot Against Plantar Fasciitis

Dave Pruszynski PT, DPT


Does it feel like you are walking on broken glass? Were you just singing that Annie Lenox song?

In all seriousness, that is a common descriptor that I’ll hear from my patients dealing with plantar fasciitis. Those first couple steps to the bathroom can be excruciating.

ACL Reconstruction: How to Brace for Return to Sport By: Dave Pruszynski PT, DPT

ACL Reconstruction: How to Brace for Return to Sport

In the United States over 200,000 individuals suffer an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury every year. More than 100,000 of these individuals undergo ACL reconstruction (ACLR) . Current evidence shows that the ACL re-tear rate is between 8% and 23% when returning to sport (Ahlden et al 2012). 

Fee For Service Physical Therapy vs. Traditional Physical Therapy

High Deductibles and higher co-pay plans have forced the consumer to become their own advocate in assessing the best value in medical care. According to research by Kaiser in 2015, the average deductible for people with employer-provided health coverage rose from $303 to$1077 between 2006 and 2015. This means that individuals are paying more for health care and often at the full pre adjusted cost of services until they meet their deductible.