Back Pain

What is Cash-Based Physical Therapy?

This means you can see your physical therapy team outside of a physician referral and outside of having an existing injury. It also means patients can pay privately and not worry about billing insurance. And, it is not as expensive as you might think. Yes, you are paying out of pocket, but you are getting […]

Written by on January 9, 2024

Prevent Pain Flare-Ups During The Holidays

By Katie Hogue, DPT, Aquacare Physical Therapy   Have you ever wondered why your back pain, foot pain, knee pain or neck pain increases during the holidays?  It may not seem like you’re doing anything to irritate those symptoms, especially if you have taken time off from work, but your body is telling you something […]

Written by on November 29, 2023

Ways to Improve Your Sleep

By Robin Sipp, MSPT, Clinical Director, Aquacare Lewes – Route 24 “The NSF has committed to regularly reviewing and providing scientifically rigorous recommendations,” says Max Hirshkowitz, PhD, Chair of the National Sleep Foundation Scientific Advisory Council. “The public can be confident that these recommendations represent the best guidance for sleep duration and health.” The panel […]

Written by on November 29, 2023

Sleeping Strategies for Back Pain

By Robin Sipp, MSPT- Clinical Director of Aquacare Lewes – Route 24 Cervical and lumbar pain affects a significant number of individuals, causing musculoskeletal disability. However, there is hope in finding relief by addressing one modifiable risk factor: sleep position. By making simple adjustments to how we sleep, we can potentially reduce the likelihood of […]

Written by on November 27, 2023

Physical Therapy For Spinal Stenosis

Experiencing Pain With Spinal Stenosis? Physical Therapy Can Help.  Thinking about starting a new exercise program? Maybe yoga will be your new thing for relaxation and flexibility if you are experiencing pain from spinal stenosis. As with any new exercise program, it is important that you consult with your physician and/or physical therapist, especially, if […]

Written by on November 15, 2023

Make a Plan to Return to Running

By Claire Nelson, PT, DPT, Aquacare – Berlin   Lacing up the sneakers and heading out to the trails for a run may be tempting, however if you have not been running in some time or if you are still recuperating from an injury, it is best to make a plan before impulsively jumping back […]

Written by on October 20, 2023

The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

What is Aquatic Therapy? Aquatic therapy has been used for centuries as a vital part of medical treatment. Its benefits have been recognized since the days of the Greeks and Romans and continue to be praised today. Aquatic therapy provides benefits for a multitude of populations such as injured athletes, spine, arthritis, and fibromyalgia sufferers […]

Written by on September 12, 2023

Strengthen Your Core Muscles with Physical Therapy

Whether lifting a box, or running a marathon, you need strong core muscles for functional movement, balance, performance and injury prevention. What are the Core Muscles? The core muscles consist of two groups: Inner Core Muscles: These deep internal muscles are the core’s stabilizers. They are attached to the spine and support movement. Outer Core […]

Written by on August 11, 2023

Back Pain Harming Your Golf Game?

By Connor Drislane, PT, DPT, Aquacare – Millville Love golf but hate the pain you feel that night or the next day? Golf and similar activities can strain muscles and cause stiffness in the lower back, a dull ache on one or both sides of the back, pain that extends to the hip or thigh, […]

Written by on June 19, 2023

Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Can Prevent Injuries

Calling all athletes, from recreational to the ultra-competitive. Starting a new sport or a new season is a prime time for sports injuries. Don’t go through all the work of training just to be sidelined by an injury. Often, athletes have been training for days, months and even for years to compete, to excel and […]

Written by on May 6, 2023

Five Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Maintaining proper posture offers more than just aesthetic benefits. It is essential for developing strength, flexibility, and balance in the body, leading to reduced muscle pain and increased energy levels throughout the day. Adopting correct posture also alleviates stress on muscles and ligaments, minimizing the risk of injury. Additionally, there may be positive effects on […]

Written by on February 24, 2023

Home Exercise Program After Discharge

The goal for our patients at Aquacare Physical Therapy is to achieve as close to a pain-free life as possible and improve mobility, function, and activity tolerance depending on each patient’s diagnosis. Therapists also assist in the distribution and education of a home exercise program that is performed and progresses throughout a patient’s course of […]

Written by on December 14, 2022