6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

EAGLE RIVER, AK – October is National Physical Therapy month, a time when physical therapists like Chris Wilson of Eagle River not only celebrate their profession, but also educate others about the role physical therapy plays in improving the health and vitality of their patients … and of health care in general.  While a physical therapist’s roles are both broad and […]

Save the RICE for First-Aid, Not Healing & Recovery

For decades, the standard and recommended response to an injured muscle, tendon or ligament was to “apply RICE,” an acronym that stands for a protocol of rest, ice, compression and elevation.  Yet these days, according to Eagle River physical therapist Chris Wilson, the application of RICE as a treatment for these sports-type soft-tissue injuries isn’t 100 percent supported by […]