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Finger Dislocations

by Apple Therapy Finger Dislocations Can occur at all 3 joints of the finger. The fingers are most commonly at risk of dislocation when exposed to high impact activities and forced overstretching. Such forces are most typically experienced during [...]

Patient of the Month – June

Greg B Treated at our Nashua clinic Greg Bleaux is a patient of Dr. Robert Heaps and Anne-Marie Provencal MS OTR/L who underwent reconstruction surgery of the volar plate of his right ring finger PIP joint. Greg reports chronic dislocation [...]

How to Avoid Tennis Elbow

by Apple Therapy If you haven't had Tennis Elbow, you don't want to get it. The cause of Tennis Elbow is trauma that occurs to the elbow tendons, usually due to stress on the tendon from sports or repetitive use [...]

Patient of the Month – May 2022

PETER K Treated at our Manchester Executive clinic Peter K is a 64 year old who had a total knee replacement performed by Dr. Goumas in October of 2021 after years of wear and tear as an FAA worker [...]

Patient of the Month – April 2022

KIM Treated at our Bedford clinic Kim came into the Bedford office after having her hip replaced. She had some difficulty in the beginning because of knee issues that were limiting her. She was able to work through that to [...]

Mindful Meditation and Pain Management

Can breathing really help with pain? Yes, according to an article in the Journal of Neuroscience titled “Brain Mechanisms Supporting the Modulation of Pain by Mindfulness Meditation”. The article states that “After 4 days of mindfulness meditation training, meditating [...]

March is National Athletic Training Month 2022

National Athletic Training Month is celebrated every March in recognition of certified athletic trainers. Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician. As [...]

Patient of the Month – March 2022

TONY R Treated at our Londonderry Clinic In March of 2021, Tony was working a fire, pulling boards off a barn when he felt a pop in his shoulder. Following the injury, Tony was diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear. [...]

Patient of the Month – February 2022

Skylar and Katie are Lacrosse players at SNHU and are both in the late stages of ACL recovery.   They are 10- and 11- months post ACL reconstruction respectively and are currently in our sport-specific strength and conditioning program.  We [...]

NEW! Post ACL Reconstruction Surgery Therapy Offered

New Program Announcement with Scott Prunier, CSCS, TPI of Top Fitness and Brandt Capone, PT, CSCS of Apple Therapy Apple Therapy Manchester (downtown), in partnership with Top Fitness in Nashua and New Hampshire Orthopedic Center (NHOC), is now offering [...]

What is Fascia and Myofascial Release?

What is fascia and myofascial release? by Apple Therapy MFR is a safe and very effective hands- on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pan and restore motion. Fascia is [...]

The Benefits of Percussive Therapy

by Apple Therapy Here at Apple Therapy, we have supported the use of percussive therapy to help with muscle knots and areas of muscle pain. It can be expensive to see a massage therapist on the regular to address [...]

Patient of the Month – January 2022

ERICTreated at our Amherst clinicEric came to our Amherst office last August, 6 weeks after his rotator cuff repair surgery. It was a severe injury, involving an extensive repair of all 4 rotator cuff tendons. When Eric tore the tendons [...]

Patient of the Month – November 2021

RACHEL L Treated at our Nashua clinic Rachel, an avid runner, strained her calf in early September while training for the Baystate Marathon. The injury occurred during a 19 mile training run. Subsequently, Rachel was left unable to run [...]

Calf Muscle Strains are a Common Running Injury

by Apple Therapy Overview: Calf muscle strains are a common running injury. They can be a painful and limiting injury that can derail a running program or routine. In a study of over 2000 runners, achilles tendinopathy and calf [...]

October is National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month (October) is a great time be reminded of the benefits of physical therapy and to celebrate physical therapists, PT assistants, PT students, and everyone else that is involved in the profession of physical therapy. It’s also [...]

PT and Covid Long-Haulers

by Apple Therapy Long-haulers is the term given for people who continue to have COVID symptoms for weeks or months after having the virus. Some of these symptoms include joint or muscle pain, headaches, body aches, poor endurance, and [...]

Patient of the Month – October

GINGER Treated at our Bedford clinic Ginger is a grandmother of 2 who enjoyed being active with her family. However, over the past few years her function began to decline due to increasing left knee pain. Ginger underwent a [...]

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