Physical Therapy

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

Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution

As we approach the end of one year and the beginning of another, many people start setting goals and making resolutions. It’s common for these goals to revolve around improving physical fitness, such as losing weight or getting in better shape. However, it’s important to approach these goals with caution and care. Increasing your physical […]

Written by on December 1, 2023

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

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 and Exercise to Combat Debilitation from Alzheimer’s

In 2019, there were 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Of those, 5.6 million are age 65 and older, with the remaining 200,000 being younger than 65. Alzheimer’s is the fifth leading cause of death in America. Many have written about family members or autobiographically, describing the disease as a “long goodbye.” While Alzheimer’s is […]

Written by on November 23, 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

Patient Success: Joaquim’s Story

Update – October 23, 2023 Joaquim de Freitas, 39, of Delmar, thought it was going to be a normal day at work … until it wasn’t. An injury resulted in paralysis of the lower portion of his body, leaving Joaquim unable to work or take care of his wife and children. While he admits it […]

Written by on October 23, 2023

Back to playing soccer thanks to Aquacare Physical Therapy 

At 16, most of Ava McCarron’s days consist of school, friends, working at her parent’s ice cream shop, and sports. During her freshman year, Ava injured her ankle while playing soccer. While it wasn’t a break or fracture, several tendons were over-stretched and injured. “She was in a boot for several weeks to help her […]

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

Don’t take meds, use exercise to reduce knee pain

By Cara Konlian, MSPT, CEO, Aquacare Physical Therapy – Berlin   Did you know studies have found that exercise reduces arthritic knee pain just as well as taking an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen? Hip and knee osteoarthritis are some of the most common orthopedic conditions affecting middle-aged to older adults. As we age, the wear and […]

Written by on August 10, 2023

Stay Healthy This Summer and All Year Long

By Tessa Doughty, PTA, Aquacare Salisbury – Milford Street Summer is a busy time for families with summer camps, travel plans, family visits, and more. It can also be a time of stress for parents who are still working and also trying to spend those precious summer moments with their children. Stay healthy as a […]

Written by on June 19, 2023

How Can I Prevent an ACL Injury?

Did you know that females are 5 times more likely to sustain a knee injury than males? Statistically, 30,000 high school and college-age females will injury their knee this year with a majority of these injuries coming from non-contact injuries.   What is an ACL and how is it injured? Cruciate ligaments are found inside your […]

Written by on May 13, 2023