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 mind…

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08 Nov

What is Movement Diagnosis?

Movement diagnosis tends to slip under the radar. But 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…

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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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29 Dec

EXERCISE FOR ROTATOR CUFF IMPINGEMENT

Rotator Cuff Impingement is when certain tendons in a shoulder are pinched from injury. This pinching causes swelling which makes it difficult to lift your arm on the side of your body. This is caused by too much overhead activity or improper exercising. So how do you fix your shoulder from pain and swelling? Luckily,…

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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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