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16 Nov, 2018

Now Offering Hand Therapy

Effective November 26, 2018, Axes Physical Therapy is excited to announce that we will begin offering Certified Hand Therapy services at our Festus, MO location. Jennifer Hoffman, CHT, OTR/L is highly experienced in managing post-surgical conditions, along with acute and chronic injuries, affecting the fingers, hand, wrist and elbow. She will join the team of

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12 Nov, 2018

Why Did I Choose Physical Therapy as a Profession?

While I’ve only been a licensed physical therapist (PT) for a short period of time, I am often asked why I chose the field of physical therapy. I remember hearing my classmates’ stories during PT school and listening to how many people decided to apply at the last minute, unsure of where they wanted to

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29 Oct, 2018

Facility Spotlight: Now Open in Arnold, MO

We are pleased to announce the opening of our 8th clinic in Arnold, MO. This facility, conveniently located at Richardson Road and I-55 in the Richardson Crossing shopping plaza, will serve those living and working in northern Jefferson County. Greg Nicholas, MPT, CMPT, will be the clinic director at this new facility. Greg has over

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24 Oct, 2018

More than Massage: Who Benefits from Seeing a Physical Therapist?

In line with our theme for National Physical Therapy Month, today I am going to build off the previous post that explained WHAT physical therapy is and discuss WHO would benefit from physical therapy. The easy answer is that everyone could benefit from some movement progression and exercise…so I guess my work here is done.

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16 Oct, 2018

More than Massage – What Does a Physical Therapist Really Do?

In honor of October being National Physical Therapy Month, I thought it would be a great time to talk about what physical therapy is and what physical therapists do. The profession of physical therapy has evolved greatly over the years, but the number of people who don’t understand what we do is astounding. It doesn’t

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10 Oct, 2018

Arthritis Pain Sufferers- This Blog is for You!

Arthritis is a joint disorder, which features inflammation, pain and stiffness. There is also often a loss in movement with arthritis, as the joints are too inflamed to move. When only a single joint is involved it’s known as monoarthritis. If two or three joints are involved it’s referred to as oligoarthritis. To date there

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5 Oct, 2018

Facility Spotlight – We’re Moving!

Facility Spotlight – Farmington Clinic is Moving We’re excited to announce that our Farmington Clinic is relocating this weekend. Beginning on October 8, 2018, we will be seeing patients at our new, large, and conveniently located facility. This move is necessary in order to continue the high level of service that has come to be

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21 Sep, 2018

Facility Spotlight – We’ve Moved!

Facility Spotlight – Now Open in Festus, MO! On September 10th, 2018, we opened the doors to our newest facility in Festus, MO, moving the clinical operations from Pevely. We aim to provide the highest level of physical therapy interventions, work and sports related rehabilitation and exceptional customer service that the community has come to

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20 Sep, 2018

Feeling Stiff and Achy? Physical Therapy Can Help!

Everyone wakes up feeling some pain in their joints or muscles from time to time. But if you find yourself consistently waking up stiff and achy, it might be time for pain-relief work with a physical therapist. Aching or stiff joints may be a minor problem that is easily remedied; in other cases, your doctor

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20 Aug, 2018

Tension Headaches: How to Handle Them

Of the four distinct types of headaches — tension, migraine, sinus and cluster — the tension type is the most common. Of course, stress is a natural reaction to stimuli and can keep us safe from danger. Yet an excessive amount of stress can lead to tension headaches. That’s why learning how to handle emotional

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