Asheville

BCBS Accepted In Network

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) is Accepted In-Network at PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness Asheville is proud to announce that we are (and have been) a preferred provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Insurance.  We are one of the Physical Therapy Providers in Asheville to offer services to those with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Health Insurance. Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness is an In-Network Provider for anyone with Blue Cross Blue Shield that would like to use their

3 things to do for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis What is it? The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes and supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it can get weak, swollen, tender and inflamed. Pain is presented on the heel and bottom of the foot and usually occurs when standing or walking. Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch and repeated strain or activity can cause

Sleeping after Orthopedic Surgery

Sleeping After Orthopedic Surgery One of the most common complaints after an orthopedic surgery is difficulty sleeping or just not being able to get comfortable enough for sleep. Sleeping after orthopedic surgery is a very important part of the healing process and our bodies need as much sleep as possible in order to keep us in a healthy state of healing. Here are a few pointers that may help with getting a good night’s sleep after your orthopedic surgery. Slings and Immobilizers

IASTM Effectiveness vs Astym

A Systematic Review on IASTM  Concludes it is Ineffective (but there is good news!) Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is on the rise in the physical therapy field. With new techniques and procedures popping up everywhere, it is hard to know what works and what doesn’t. A September 2016 systematic review evaluated the research on IASTM and concluded research does not support the efficacy of IASTM.  Recognizing the fact that some clinicians utilize IASTM without supporting research, the systematic review noted there is

Benefits of Reflexology

What are some of the benefits of having Reflexology performed? Reflexology has a lot of benefits for your health. What are the benefits of Reflexology? We will break down each one below to give more detail. It has positive effects on Nerve Function, Energy Levels, Circulation, Relaxation, Toxin Removal, Nervous System Stimulation, Migraines and Headaches, speeds healing, cancer relief and can help with pregnancy and menstruation. Nerve Function: As our bodies age, our nerve endings become less sensitive in parts of our