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Gait Training at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

Published on March 31, 2017 By advantage@admin

A lot of individuals think, since walking has become part of their everyday lives; it would be ridiculous seeking someone to begin teaching them how to move their feet after recovery from an injury. Sadly, most of the time, spine-related injuries severely affect walking mechanics and may result in more severe disabilities if not properly […]

All about Vertigo and its Treatment at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI

Published on February 28, 2017 By advantage@admin

Vertigo and dizziness affect approximately twenty-five (25%) percent of the general population, the majority of which, are older women. This condition can be extremely debilitating in one’s life.  Our physical therapists at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI, are highly trained to treat this kind of condition. Types of Vertigo There are different types of […]

How We Treat Degenerative Disc Disease at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

Published on February 27, 2017 By advantage@admin

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is used to categorize a group of severe back conditions. Ankylosing spondylitis and spinal stenosis are some of the types of infection that can cause degenerative disc disease. Osteoarthritis of the spine is a leading cause, and it usually brings about severe pains. The pain felt by patients with osteoarthritis of […]

How We Treat Asthma at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

Published on January 30, 2017 By advantage@admin

Many individual choose to go to alternative treatments because it reduces their need for medication and in turn reduce the harmful side effects. Using alternative therapies is also an affordable option; especially to people that are not okay taking medicines manufactured in laboratory and assembly lines. Physical Therapy at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI […]

Ankle Sprains Rehabilitation at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI

Published on December 31, 2016 By advantage@admin

Physical thеrару, thаt originates since Ancient Greece, іѕ uѕеd іn mаnу vаrіоuѕ wауѕ fоr mаnу different purposes. Thе mаіn оbjесtіvе оf соnduсtіng рhуѕісаl therapy іtѕеlf іѕ tо rеѕtоrе оnе’ѕ mоbіlіtу аnd аllеvіаtе thе раіn іn one’s body раrtѕ. Back and nесk раіn, ankle sprains, stiff muѕсlеѕ саn аll bе сurе d wіth thе right physical […]

Sports Massage at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

Published on December 27, 2016 By advantage@admin

Mаѕѕаgе therapy has been known to help rеduсе аnxіеtу, pain аnd tеnѕіоn. Nevertheless, massage саn bе mоrе than juѕt rеlаxіng. For аthlеtеѕ, massage thеrару саn bе a kеу соntrіbutоr tо thеіr trаіnіng rеgіmеn because it соnѕіdеrаblу helps еnhаnсе thеіr реrfоrmаnсе. Mоrе commonly knоwn as Sроrtѕ Mаѕѕаgе, this type of mаѕѕаgе utilizes dеер muscle working tесhnіquеѕ […]

How Physical Therapy at Advantage PT in Portage, MI Helps Pregnant Women with Pain

Published on November 30, 2016 By advantage@admin

Pregnancy is nine months of happiness, certainly! But it’s also nine months of endless questions about your condition.  Almost all pregnant women know the pains of going through pregnancy. Pain during pregnancy can be bothersome.  It is common and directly related to changes in the body. The body changes as you go through the pregnancy […]

Knee Replacement Rehabilitation at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

Published on November 28, 2016 By advantage@admin

Knee prosthesis or knee replacement aims to replace a knee joint too damaged to go about daily activities such as descending or mounting stairs, walking, and doing chores.  Our expert physical therapists at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI, helps with the rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery. Osteoarthritis is one of the primary causes of […]


Published on November 30, 2012 By advantage@admin

Q: Do I need a prescription for physical therapy from my doctor? A: Yes; According to California PT practice act, physical therapist must have a prescription to treat weather billing Insurance or not. Two) Nearly all insurances require a physician referral or they will not pay for physical therapy services. Q: Can I choose where […]

What to Avoid?

Published on April 24, 2012 By advantage@admin

We pride ourselves in quality and commitment towards our patients. You want to avoid facilities that are run like factories and take their time to schedule you or treat you the right way. You also want to avoid facilities with outdated equipment and therapists with little or no experience. What sets us apart is our […]