Rehabilitation Therapy

Colorful representation of swirling brain
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Hannah Zajac, PT, DPT, NCS

CVMC physical therapist Hannah Zajac helps you to understand how concussions can cause imbalances in your brain by impacting its ability to maintain its internal conditions and processes.

Female skier
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 by Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT

CVMC physical therapist Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT, reveals how strengthening some lesser known core muscles might just serve as the magic ticket to staying healthy this winter season.

Woman holder her shoulder while looking at computer monitor
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this final of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT,  provides tips on how to set up your work environment and body position to avoid shoulder problems from prolonged use of your devices.

Skeletal views of good to poor neck posture while looking at phone
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this second of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT, provides simple tips on how to prevent your use of electronic devices from causing neck pain.

Woman straining forward to read here laptop
Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this first of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT, explores how to avoid eye, shoulder and/or neck fatigue or pain from using your computer, phone or tablet for long periods of time.

Young child holding her mouth in position to work on speech
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Learn about the many ways our SLPs can work as part of your care team to enhance your participation, accessibility, and functioning as it relates to communication, cognition, and swallowing during every day activities.

An older couple riding bikes
Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Each year, almost 800,000 strokes occur in the United States. Someone dies from stroke every four minutes, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Knowing the signs of stroke, how to prevent it, and how to help others around you, just might save a life. 

Red snow shovel pushing snow
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

As we shovel out our walks and driveways from the first significant snowstorm of the season, our physical therapy staff has pulled together some tips to help reduce your risk for injury.

Graphical progression of spine position from siting to standing
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

You might be surprised to learn that both prolonged sitting or standing can put you at risk for certain health issues. Learn how to balance a bit of both throughout your day to gain the optimal benefits for your health. 

Nerve cells
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Intriguing new research about how the brain perceives pain is leading to new treatments that are helping patients reconceptualize and cope with pain through the use of pain management skills.