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Crafting The Customer Experience

Crafting The Customer Experience

    What are the characteristics that exemplify a great customer experience for you? Is it the way the business made you feel? Is it the pleasantries of the staff, the welcoming feeling of the facility, the ease of accessing the services, or the way you felt...

Happy Feet

Happy Feet

P.T. professionals can help patients recover from plantar fasciitis   The pain can be agonizing. The causes varied. The impact, substantial. The condition? Plantar fasciitis. One of the primary symptoms of plantar fasciitis is pain to the bottom of the foot upon...

Better Together

Better Together

This does not seem like a time for great optimism, but it has to be. Long before physical therapy was founded, the world dealt with great crisis, such as the Spanish flu of 1918, which tested human kind’s ability to progress and endure. In the age of physical therapy,...

Taking Care of the Skin Your In

Taking Care of the Skin Your In

Older Adult Skin Traits The most common trait with the older adult skin is that it is always dry. As we age, the skin begins to thin and less capable of retaining moisture. Thin skin is more easily torn, and less bacteria get in. Additionally, as the skin ages it...

The Art of Breathing

The Art of Breathing

Practicing breathwork isn’t exactly groundbreaking or new to ourselves as physical therapists. For years we have instructed patients in “box breathing” to induce relaxation, control pain, and improve physical performance. For many people mouth breathing is...

Supported Hiking – What Is It?

Supported Hiking – What Is It?

Lately, during the coronavirus epidemic, I’ve noted more people out and about walking. The other day I encountered a person using trekking poles during their walk. My first reaction was rather judgmental, thinking that the person had some debility necessitating the...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends of Stoneking: The spirit of innovation has certainly ramped up across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. We, as physical therapists, are doing our part to provide care outside the traditional clinic setting, and keep you away from any trips to the...

The Upside of Adversity

The Upside of Adversity

To quote Doors vocalist Jim Morrison, “The future’s uncertain/the end is always near.” While not a prophet, his statement is reasonably succinct given the current human condition. From floods, to tornadoes, and now the coronavirus, we are constantly reminded of just...

Whats Your Attitude About Altitude?

Whats Your Attitude About Altitude?

Despite recent events surrounding the coronavirus, commercial air travel remains an essential form of transportation for the general public and business traveler. Commercial air travel imposes stress on the human body. These stresses are not only psychological (e.g....

Living The Dream: Suspended In Air

Living The Dream: Suspended In Air

Almost every weekend in the winter my wife (Cindy) and I head to Vermont for some downhill skiing. While the skiing is exhilarating and great exercise, I have come to enjoy the time on the chair lift just as much. On the lift, time stands still. As you crouch to sit,...

Rehab and Train at the Speed of Life

Rehab and Train at the Speed of Life

  Why did Stoneking Physical Therapy and Wellness make a significant investment in Keiser air resistance equipment? To us and the folks at Keiser the answer was simple. Eliminate the use of iron as resistance in order to train at faster speeds – the speed of...

Announcement: Drink More Wine!

Announcement: Drink More Wine!

Announcement: Drink More Wine! Red wine that is! If you enjoy a glass of wine from time to time (in moderation of course) new research suggests that red wine may be beneficial for gut health which could lead to improved overall health. Past studies on red wine have...