Articles Showing articles written by: Dr. Adam Cramer, PT, DPT; MyoFit Clinic

Injury prevention with physical therapy

Ever wondered if your body was operating well enough to avoid injury? With age and everyday wear and tear, we all notice a few a few aches and pains over the years. But those don’t have to be long-term. The earlier even the smallest of issues is recognized and addressed, the better off you are in the long run. The doctors of physical...

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Skip the primary care doctor or surgeon and go directly to a physical therapist

If you’re suffering from chronic aches and pains, prolonged stiffness or weakness, lack of functionality or acute pain due an injury, there’s no need to wait to get the help you need. You can go directly to a physical therapist first without having to see a primary care physician or surgeon. “Over the past 10 years, the direct access...

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Is your body telling you something is wrong?

“Pain is the body’s alarm system for telling us something is going wrong,” says Dr. Adam Miller, PT, DPT, a colleague of mine at MyoFit physical therapy clinics. Listening to that alarm to pinpoint its root cause is at the core of what we do here. Our independently owned clinics follow a model of private physical therapy and...

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Swelling is good and other things your doctor probably won’t tell you

It’s a common misconception that physical therapy only follows surgery or other treatment, and that you need a referral from another doctor to begin physical therapy. In the state of Ohio, you do not need a physician’s referral or prescription to have your physical therapy services covered. Actually, for the best outcomes in the long run,...

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X-rays don’t always tell the whole truth

When people have back pain, orthopedic conditions or injuries, the first thing they want to do is get an X-ray or MRI. A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Well, when it comes to efficiently diagnosing what really ails you, that actually doesn’t hold true. Oftentimes, there may be abnormalities on an X-ray that are identified,...

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