08 Nov

Ankle Injuries – From Minor Misstep to Chronic Condition

  Ankle injuries can end up worse than one might think. While many might assume that something as seemingly minor as an ankle sprain poses little more than an insignificant inconvenience, there is growing evidence that ankle injuries (ranging from simple sprains to fractures) can present serious long-term consequences. It is important to bear in…

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08 Nov

What is Movement Diagnosis?

Medical diagnoses don’t need much of an introduction. They’re what you get from your doctor when you’re sick. Examples would be influenza, diabetes, or hypertension. They describe the underlying problem that is causing your symptoms.  When people feel sick, they know they need to go to the doctor and find out what’s going on to…

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02 Jun

ECRC Now Offering BIG – LSVT Program For Person’s With Parkinson’s Disease

ECRC Physical Therapy has the LSVT-BIG program. Clinician Audrey Traylor, P.T. of the ECRC Physical Therapy Office in Lisbon has an exciting new certification. Audrey is now a certified clinician of the LSVT-BIG treatment approach. LSVT-BIG is an intensive physical therapy program developed for the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, and other neurological conditions.…

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02 Jun

The Dayville Office Has Moved To A New Location

The new address for our Dayville Office is 165 Hartford Pike, Dayville CT 06241.  Our new Office is still located off of Route 101 (one mile west of the old location, on the left hand side immediately after Charleen’s Portrait Studio).  The phone and fax number remains the same.

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30 Jan

ECRC Now Offering BIG – LSVT Program For Person’s With Parkinson’s Disease

Clinician Audrey Traylor, P.T. of the Lisbon Office is a certified clinician of the LSVT-BIG treatment approach for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions.  “LSVT-BIG is a well researched and highly effective exercise based treatment approach producing significant positive results on tests of motor functioning.  Most importantly, this treatment approach produces faster walking with bigger steps and arm swings, improved balance and increased trunk rotation. LSVT-BIG translates bigger movements into real-work, everyday activities”.   Call 860-376-2564 for an appointment or more information.

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29 Dec

EXERCISE FOR ROTATOR CUFF IMPINGEMENT

STUDY SHOWS IT WORKS! Exercise for rotator cuff impingement can help reduce pain and improve function but it may not improve motion and strength. Manual therapy [having the PT perform techniques, such as joint mobilizations or soft tissue release techniques] helps as well. ECRC CAN HELP WITH EXERCISE PROGRAMS and MANUAL THERAPY. Exercise has significant…

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29 Dec

PHYSICAL THERAPY AND THE CAMARADERIE OF HEALING

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Physical Therapy and the Camaraderie of Healing An article in Monday’s New York Times, titled “Physical Therapy and the Camaraderie of Healing,” captures the essence of the special relationship a physical therapist develops with his or her patient. This article dives into the undeniable bond that patients and physical therapists develop…

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