Some Americans Pay More for Back Pain Relief, But Are They Really Getting Less?

Payless recently conducted a very telling social experiment. You probably heard about the shoechain’s stunt in the news but just to recap quickly, “The Payless Experiment” tricked consumersinto buying their typically budget-friendly shoes at sky-high markups. To carry out the cleverruse, the discount retailer invited style influencers to a (fake) launch party for a new … Continue reading Some Americans Pay More for Back Pain Relief, But Are They Really Getting Less?

Physical Therapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Recommended for Patients With Long COVID

By Dr. Chris Brehm, PT, DPT In previous blogs, I wrote about how physical therapy, vestibular therapy, and pulmonary rehabilitation are well positioned to help patients recover from residual COVID 19 symptoms.  Since then, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines about how providers should treat patients with post-COVID conditions.  Within these … Continue reading Physical Therapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Recommended for Patients With Long COVID

Working in physical therapy has benefits that extend beyond the clinic

Stories about hiring difficulties are all over the news right and physical therapy clinics haven't been left out. An aging population with more chronic diseases has been pushing up the need for physical therapy for years. The pandemic has accelerated the problem. Clinics aren't only looking for PTs and PTAs either. Finding the right people … Continue reading Working in physical therapy has benefits that extend beyond the clinic

COVID-19 and Vestibular Symptoms

By Pauline Carroll, SPT             COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and is ever prevalent today. Symptoms such as loss of smell or taste and shortness of breath are frequently reported. However, with new research, there’s evidence that COVID-19 affects body systems other than the respiratory system.  The audio-vestibular system or the inner ear, … Continue reading COVID-19 and Vestibular Symptoms

POST COVID-19 RECOVERY PROGRAM

As patients recover from COVID-19, the medical community is discovering some patients continue to experience symptoms and side effects weeks and months after onset of symptoms.  These “long haulers” may experience shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, muscle weakness, and aches.  Some patients have been prescribed supplemental oxygen due to pulmonary side effects. At Lifeline, we … Continue reading POST COVID-19 RECOVERY PROGRAM