Surgery Delayed by COVID-19? Physical Therapy Can Help.

In an attempt to salvage supplies and resources during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, many U.S. hospitals and medical institutions have opted to postpone elective surgeries.  This includes non-emergency surgeries scheduled to relieve pain and repair injuries related to the musculoskeletal system – arthroscopy, ligament and tendon repairs, joint replacement surgeries, and so on.  Despite these delays, those whose surgeries were delayed need not sit back and […]

5 Exercise Ideas During COVID-19 Social Distancing

As the country bands together to slow the spread of COVID-19 (a.k.a., the coronavirus) through the practice of social distancing, many have found their regularly exercise routines disrupted.  Gym closures, group fitness class cancellations and the closing of popular parks and trails have become commonplace, says Philadelphia physical therapist Chris McKenzie, making it more difficult for people to get […]