My physical therapist does that?

November 8, 2017 3:13 pm
  Lots of people visit a physical therapist because they underwent surgery or have nagging pain that they can’t wait to get rid of. What most people don’t know is that physical therapists have been highly-trained to treat a wide variety of conditions. Here are a few things that may make you say, “I didn’t… View Article
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Southeastern Physical Therapy in the Denbigh area of Newport News, VA is now open

November 1, 2017 3:30 pm
We’re excited to announce the opening of our ninth Southeastern Physical Therapy clinic in Newport News, VA! Located in the Denbigh area, the clinic can be found on the corner of Patrick Henry Dr. and Turnberry Blvd, near the US Postal Service Office. This clinic will be providing a variety of physical therapy treatments and… View Article
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When it comes to concussions, use your head

October 9, 2017 3:58 pm
I’m sure most of us have heard in the news about the NFL and the seriousness of concussions and possible subsequent long-term effects. A highly-publicized study from the Journal of the American Medical Association found evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in 110 out of 111 studied brains of former NFL players. CTE can sometimes… View Article
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Meniscal injuries: Surgery or Physical Therapy?

October 4, 2017 4:53 pm
  Patients with meniscal injuries (such as a meniscal tear) face an interesting choice: surgery or physical therapy. The goal, of course, is to restore functional movement of the knee joint and to reduce pain after an injury to the meniscus. Before getting to what the research says, let’s first take a closer look at… View Article
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How You Can Benefit From Physical Therapy

November 18, 2016 2:38 pm
WVEC 13 News Now Regina Mobley interviews President & Owner of Southeastern Physical Therapy, Jeff Hartline, MPT. Physical Therapy – an important step for many patients on the road to recovery. Both young and old, people can benefit from a good physical therapy company. It’s your choice, choose the one that will give you the attention you deserve to achieve your goals!
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“Pain-Free after Six Years” – a patient’s success story

August 6, 2016 12:30 pm
“Walking was no longer painful. It was wonderful getting a good night’s sleep for the first time in many months! “ “Just a few sessions of dry needling by my physical therapist, Kelly Letellier at Southeastern Physical Therapy, has relieved pain in my backside that I’d been living with for over 18 months! Since my… View Article
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Physical Therapy for Lower Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

November 5, 2015 2:22 am
Physical Therapy for Lower Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy By Maricel Briones, DPT Approximately three-fourths of pregnant women have lower back pain during the 2nd trimester. Some risk factors include increased parity, higher end pregnancy weights, low back pain prior to pregnancy, periods of amenorrhea, and history of hypermobility. Contributers to lower back pain… View Article
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What Athletes Need to Know About GISTM

July 27, 2015 5:18 pm
Training for an upcoming mud run, but you had to stop running due to foot or heel pain? Sprinting the bases at a company softball game and pull a hammie? Experiencing elbow pain after an intense tennis match or round of golf? Whether you’re a youth or collegiate athlete or a weekend warrior, sports injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. Not all injuries are severe enough to require medical attention, but some injuries seem to have a hard time healing on their own or just don’t seem to completely go away. That’s where physical therapy comes into play.
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Abdominal Strengthening: Are We Doing it Right?

December 13, 2014 11:37 pm
Men and women of all ages have been doing sit-ups for many reasons–their appearance, their health, their posture. They do crunches, reverse crunches, and core stabilization. They do Yoga, Pilates or the latest gym craze to achieve their “abs of steel”. Do they know if they are doing them right? Do their gym teachers, coaches or personal trainers know if they are doing them right? Most people do not know the importance of contracting the pelvic floor musculature when performing abdominal strengthening exercises.
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“Abs of Steel” – Do you need them?

December 13, 2014 11:36 pm
Have you ever watched some of the best athletes in their sport and been amazed at how they move with extraordinary skill, strength and speed? How do they train? What makes them rise above the rest? Many factors are involved in making a good athlete great but a comprehensive abdominal strengthening program can be vital in contributing to peak performance. Often overlooked in general conditioning of an athlete, the abdominal musculature provides stability and protection for the low back, contributes to quality of movement, and aids in prevention of sport injuries.
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