Monthly Archives: April 2015

20 Mon

We need your help

We need your help       At Professional Physical Therapy and Training, we pride ourselves on using evidenced based and cutting edge treatment techniques, one of which is dry needling. Unfortunately, there has been a movement among acupuncturists to stop physical therapists from using this effective and safe form of...
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14 Tue

Physical Therapy Specializations

Physical Therapy Specializations Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   You wouldn’t go to an OB/GYN for treatment of your glaucoma. Medical doctors go through specialization.  An orthopedic surgeon is better equipped to treat an arthritic knee than an internal medicine specialist. The same is for physiotherapists, you...
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09 Thu

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015, physical therapy can be just as good as surgery for spinal stenosis.  So you can...
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06 Mon

Avoid Thought Viruses

Avoid Thought Viruses Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   I recently came across a fellow physiotherapist blog post about “thought viruses”. A thought virus is a statement, idea, or belief that is most commonly given to you from someone in a position of authority, and can affect...
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