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Physical Therapy After ACL Surgery

Recovery from ACL surgery takes time and hard work. Our physical therapists in Nashville and Franklin want to help you get there! Learn what physical therapy is like after ACL surgery and other tips to get you back to doing what you love.

Apr 27th, 2022
Things to Consider When Choosing a Physical Therapist

The world of physical therapy is broad, and each physical therapist has different techniques, experiences, and specializations. You spend a lot of time with your physical therapist, making it important to choose the right physical therapist for you.

Apr 1st, 2022
Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Back Pain is a common reason that patients come to see us at MPOWER Physical Therapy. Learn what may be causing your back pain and tips to relieve and prevent back pain.

Mar 28th, 2022
Physical Therapy for Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can make everyday activities like walking and driving unbearable. Learn exercises and tips to relieve your ankle pain!

Mar 18th, 2022
Physical Therapist vs. Chiropractor

Physical therapists and chiropractors are both doctors who treat people using non-surgical methods, but that is where the similarities end. Learn the difference between physical therapists and chiropractors and how they can help.

Mar 11th, 2022
How to Choose the Right Physical Therapist for You

Depending on your injury or condition, your doctor will likely prescribe physical therapy to manage pain. This could mean up to 2 or 3 sessions per week for at least 4 weeks. If you are spending this much time with someone, you should really trust and look

Mar 2nd, 2022
How Can Physical Therapy Help Arthritis

Symptoms of arthritis can be painful and difficult to manage on your own. There is a reason most orthopedic doctors recommend physical therapy as a part of your treatment along with all other treatments. It is the cornerstone to a safe and quick recovery.

Mar 2nd, 2022
5 Injury Prevention Tips for Football Players

It is common for football players to develop knee injuries, shoulder injuries, concussions, and overuse injuries. Learn our top 5 expert tips to prevent injury before and during your football season!

Feb 23rd, 2022
Physical Therapy for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition that affects the curve of the spine, and it can make everyday activities uncomfortable. Try these physical therapy tips and tricks to relieve your scoliosis symptoms!

Feb 17th, 2022
Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

Neck pain affects 1 in 3 people every year according to informedhealth.org. This chronic condition has become worsened as our society has shifted towards a sedentary lifestyle. Physical Therapists will sometimes refer to neck pain as “Text Neck”

Feb 15th, 2022
Physical Therapy for Knee Pain

Having knee pain can make everyday activities like walking extremely unenjoyable. Luckily, there are many exercises you can try to relieve your knee pain and strengthen the knee!

Feb 10th, 2022
Why You Should You Do Physical Therapy Before Surgery

Are you wondering why your doctor prescribed physical therapy before you even have surgery? There is good reason for prescribing it, but many patients are confused as to why they cannot go straight to the OR. Physical therapy can be a great tool...

Feb 2nd, 2022
10 Myths About Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is widely misunderstood, especially if you have never gone through it. There are many kinds of therapies, from occupational to physical, but we will discuss specifically physical therapy and the myths our physical therapists at MPOWER hear

Jan 27th, 2022
5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Poor posture is a common problem, especially for those whose occupation required long hour of sitting at a desk. With over half the population having an office type job, it is clear why so many struggle with back and neck issues caused by poor posture.

Jan 19th, 2022
Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy

Physical therapy and occupational therapy can both be beneficial, but for different reasons. Learn what differentiates them and if you are in need of physical therapy or occupational therapy in Nashville.

Jan 17th, 2022
Physical Therapy Exercises for Arthritis

Living with arthritis can be very frustrating, especially if you are limited from doing the things you love. Luckily arthritis symptoms can be relieved through physical therapy! Try these 5 exercises for arthritis pain relief.

Jan 14th, 2022
Physical Therapy for a Rotator Cuff Tear

Pain when lifting your arm and popping when you move your shoulder can be signs of having a rotator cuff tear. If you think you may have a rotator cuff tear, try these 5 exercises for pain relief!

Jan 5th, 2022
5 Physical Therapy Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Relief

Tingling in the arm, difficulty holding things, and numbness in the palm can all be signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. Luckily it can often times be treated through acitivity modification and physical therapy. Try these 5 exercises for carpal tunnel relief!

Dec 20th, 2021
Why You Need Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury

If you are an athlete, you know that a speedy and health recovery after an injury is crucial to getting back to what you love. Physical therapy can help athletes recover from injury quicker, relieve pain, prevent future injuries, and more!

Nov 30th, 2021
10 Tips for Treating Low Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons that patients come to see our Physical Therapists here in Nashville, TN. Luckily, there are so many ways to prevent and relieve lower back pain. Try these 10 tips to live a more active, pain-free lifestyle

Oct 13th, 2021
Physical Therapy Testimonial: Brent Thompson

Brent came to see our physical therapists after suffering from multiple shoulder injuries. As a hockey player, it has been important to him to get back on the ice. Learn about Brent's experience at MPOWER and working with our physical therapists.

Aug 26th, 2021
Tyler Hubbard's Experience With MPOWER

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard chose to seek help from MPOWER Performance Institute after being in a dirt bike accident that damaged his foot and ankle. See what he has to say about his recovery experience with MPower!

Jun 18th, 2021
Physical Therapy Testimonial: Andrew Triggs

Andrew Triggs is a professional baseball player that visited MPower Physical Therapy in Nashville, TN following surgery for thoratic outlet syndrome. Andrew shares his experience with the MPower team, including his physical therapist, Kenny Chatman.

Apr 18th, 2021
A Lighter Path for Physical Therapy

The AlterG is one tool the MPower team uses in tandem with physical therapy in Nashville, TN and Franklin, TN. Learn more about this therapeutic machine and consider asking a physical therapist near you if it is an option.

Apr 18th, 2021
Physical Therapy Testimonial: Mary Jo Shankle

Mary Jo came to MPower Physical Therapy in Nashville, TN following rotator cuff surgery with Elite Sports Medicine's Dr. David Moore. Thanks to the MPower physical therapists, Mary Jo is now on her way to compete recovery, resuming many daily activities.

Mar 8th, 2021