Strength Training…is it OKAY for my child?

When it comes to sports performance in youth athletes, this question is often posed…Should my child lift weights at school? The quick and easy answer…YES, absolutely, 100%!  There have been positive associations found in children and adolescents when looking at improvement in muscular fitness and bone health. One of the main positive associations is an increase self-esteem. However, the big down fall with resistance training (RT) programs is...

April showers bring May Flowers

...and sometimes back pain! As the weather warms you may find yourself getting out in the garden planting vegetables or working in the flower beds. You may also be avoiding those activities you once loved due to fear of pain or re-injury. Rest assured as your physical therapist it is our goal, at Delta Physical Therapy, to keep you moving and show you the activities you once loved...

What MOVES You?

Motivation: a motivating force, a stimulus or influence What brings you to physical therapy today? Being able to sit and watch a movie, pain free!Putting my grandson on my shoulders. When you kick off a new project at work, chances are you spend a fair amount of time setting and reviewing goals. These goals help you—and those you’ll be working with—get a clear sense of what you’re looking...

Choose Change. Choose Delta.

We hope you enjoy our story! [embed]https://youtu.be/M1VHllBAZCA[/embed] In the Spring of 2016, while the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association was pushing for direct access, is where Delta’s story begins. Kristen Glascock and Stephen Levins joined many colleagues one early morning at a Baton Rouge clinic for a news broadcast to discuss efforts made to obtain direct access in the state of Louisiana for physical therapist. Little did either of...

Sitting vs. Standing

Sitting vs. Standing The Workplace Balancing Act With the start of New Year resolutions and frequent trips to your local gym, you may lose sight of what you are doing when you aren’t exercising. Are you staying still for too long or are you constantly moving around throughout your day? We are all a little guilty of sitting still a bit too much whether it’s at work or...

What is Physical Therapy?

When most people think of physical therapy, they immediately think of rehab for someone with a sports injury. While that is something physical therapists frequently treat, they also work with many other patients, presenting with a wide variety of injuries from ankle sprains to total joint replacements. In fact, the profession of physical therapy can be divided into many distinct practice areas. Through the American Board of Physical...

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