Physical Therapy

  • New Year, New You?

    New Year, New You?

    January 20, 2022

    New Year, New You? It’s January, again, that time when we all determine that we will do better, exercise more, eat healthier, learn a new skill, and grow as people. I’ve already spent time making my goals for 2022, goals about reading, language learning, and…well, perhaps I’ve already forgotten the others. Good thing I wrote […]

  • Treating Parkinson’s Disease

    Treating Parkinson’s Disease

    December 20, 2021

    There are nearly 1,000,000 people in the United States diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and an additional 60,000 people diagnosed this year. Early symptoms include: Hand tremor at rest Small Handwriting Loss of Smell Trouble Moving or Walking Trouble Sleeping Constipation A Soft Voice A Masked Face (serious or angry) Dizziness or Fainting Stooped or Hunched […]

  • Why choose PT first?

    Why choose PT first?

    November 30, 2021

    Why a PT Should Be Your Go-to Musculoskeletal Provider Physical therapists are some of the most skilled providers when it comes to musculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment. We truly are musculoskeletal specialists. Physical therapy is a doctoral degree now, and we get an extensive amount of education in school. We are also required to stay up […]

  • Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Recycles

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Recycles

    November 10, 2021

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Recycles In honor of America Recycles Day, let’s take a look at ways Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy is trying to offset our environmental impact. When I started working here almost 6 years ago, I was in awe of the amount of waste containing recyclable materials we were throwing away at one […]

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic Pain

    October 27, 2021

    What is nociception? Do I have pain receptors? Why do I hurt? Why is my body producing so much pain? These are all complex questions that have some answers rooted in the word nociception. Nociception’s relationship to pain production is not always straightforward, so let’s unpack some of its complexities. “Nociception is the process by […]

  • Elbow Injuries in Throwing Athletes

    Elbow Injuries in Throwing Athletes

    October 15, 2021

    Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete: What You Need to Know Over the years, we have begun to set aside more and more time for sports. With many opportunities to play indoors during the off-season, young throwing athletes spend less time resting their arms after a long season and more time playing year-round in travel […]

  • What to Expect at Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    What to Expect at Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    September 16, 2021

    Hi, my name is Brooke Case and I am a pelvic floor physical therapist. Treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction may seem daunting. I am here to inform you more about what to expect to help decrease any anxiety and stress that may come with attending that initial appointment and any subsequent visits. I promise it […]

  • Tech to Physical Therapist Journey

    Tech to Physical Therapist Journey

    September 3, 2021

    Just a tech. That was my expectation when starting my part-time job after graduating with my bachelor’s degree in my pursuit of physical therapy school. Little did I know, Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy would have a company culture that would make me stick around for my entire journey as a physical therapist. Like most of […]

  • Concussion Myths

    Concussion Myths

    August 23, 2021

    With the start of the upcoming school year approaching, so is the beginning of contact sports seasons, such as football and soccer. An influx in sports seasons creates greater susceptibility in sustaining a concussion. These days, most schools and sports programs provide appropriate baseline testing and education, but sometimes the facts regarding concussions are misunderstood. […]

  • Overhead Athlete Injury Prevention

    Overhead Athlete Injury Prevention

    August 6, 2021

    Here at Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy, we see a lot of overhead athletes who are recovering from an injury and looking to return to their sport. Who is considered to be an overhead athlete? This group includes (but not limited to) baseball, softball, soccer goalkeepers, quarterbacks, volleyball, swimmers, tennis, shotput/discus throwers, and CrossFit athletes. This […]