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Physical Therapy in Weaverville

Physical Therapy In Weaverville Revolutionary pain relief treatments that work immediately are available only at Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness which proudly serves Weaverville, NC. You will love that it is gentle and very affordable, whether you have insurance or not. Physical Therapy in Weaverville is not the same at every clinic. The Physio team are caring, compassionate and they are the best at what they do. The programs being offered here

Christopher Taylor, MPT Voted #1 Best Physical Therapist in WNC!

Best Physical Therapist in WNC Announced The results are in for the Mountain Xpress Best Of WNC 2013!  PHYSIO is proud to announce: Congratulations to Christopher Taylor, MPT of PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness Asheville for being voted #1 Best Physical Therapist in  Western North Carolina! Chris would like to thank everyone for their support in voting him #1.  He is the founder, owner and Physical Therapist at PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness in North Asheville.  Chris strives to provide the best

Ankle Sprains

What is an Ankle Sprain?  Ankles are the most common body part injured during sporting activities. An ankle sprain occurs when you stretch or tear a ligament on the side of the ankle. There are different levels ranging from mild to severe, depending on the extent of damage to the ligament. When you sprain an ankle there are different signs and symptoms which include pain or soreness, swelling, bruising, stiffness, and difficulty walking. Are Multiple Sprains Common? According to Patrick McKeon, an

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles Tendon Rupture The Achilles tendon is a strong fibrous tissue connected to the gastrocnemius muscle in the back of the lower leg.  It connects to the calcaneous bone of the foot, at the heel.  The muscle is important in running, jumping and cutting activities as well as simply when walking. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the fibrous tissue is torn, typically from an overstretching or fast movement with the lower extremities.  A loud popping sound may be heard, as well

Mobility Issues? We can help!

As we age our flexibility decreases and mobility issues begin to occur.  A very easy common solution is stretching.  It turns out that recently stretching has become a controversial issue.  Popular literature has begun talking about some of the drawbacks of static stretching (New York Times link).  Static stretching is “traditional stretching” when you hold a position at the end of a range of motion.  Recent academic literature questions if stretching prevents injury, decreases muscle soreness or improves muscle length.

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