Posts Tagged "Aquatic Therapy"

Apex Physical Therapy Patients Achieve Success Through Aquatic Therapy

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Exercise, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Long before he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), Brett Olivas was an athlete with some vertical explosiveness. At just around 6 feet tall, the current Madras resident could dunk. Focusing on the fact that he found more success slamming a volleyball than a regulation basketball misses the point: Brett had some serious hops. In contrast, these days he’s unable to even walk on his own due to the effects of his neuromuscular condition. He also struggles to get through a session of physical therapy, according to Brock Monger, DPT, co-founder of Apex Physical Therapy in Madras. “He was...

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Apex ‘ Prehabilitation ’ Program Key in Hastening Post-Joint-Replacement Recovery

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Physical Therapy | 0 comments

It stands to reason that the healthier you are, the higher your level of fitness and the more educated you are regarding the road ahead, the more successful your recovery and functional outcomes will be following joint replacement surgery. That, according to Apex Physical Therapy owner, Brock Monger, DPT, is the essence of pre-operative physical therapy, or “prehabiliation” for short. Prehabilitation, Brock says, is the process of enhancing the fitness level and functional capacity of patients prior to surgery, allowing them to withstand the stresses of surgery while preparing them for...

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