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Amanda Horvat, DPT, discusses workspace ergonomics

Hello, my name is Amanda Horvat and I am one of the physical therapists here at In Motion physical therapy. Today I would like to talk about “ergonomics”, or the study centered on the efficiency of the worker in his or her workspace, including adapting work tasks, work stations, tools, and equipment to fit the worker. Depending on your posture and ergonomic set up, you may be putting undue stress on your neck, upper or lower back, arms and even shoulders. The most common stresses that lead to injuries at work include: awkward postures, repetitive motions, forceful exertions, pressure points, and vibration. Under these conditions muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves can be damaged. The good news is you don’t have  Read More »

John Shea, MPT, COMT discusses physical therapy for sports related injuries.

John Shea MPT, COMT, physical therapist from In Motion Physical Therapy in Downingtown, Pennsylvania discusses physical therapy for sports related injuries.

Run Clinic 2017 Reference Material

The popularity of running and participation in sports across all ages has increased over the past few decades. While there are many health benefits to running and sports, injuries do occur. These injuries occur in active individuals of all ages and participation levels. There is a lot of information available, however only with expert assessment, is it possible to find the correct information for you. Out of this desire to prevent and treat injuries has evolved the Run & Sports Injury Prevention Clinic. The Run & Sports Injury Prevention Clinic is designed to give both the novice and professional runner and athlete valuable information about lower extremity biomechanical issues that can minimize injury while maximizing performance. Description of the evaluation stations  Read More »

Brochure for the upcoming 2017 Run-Sport Injury Prevention Clinic has been posted

The brochure for the upcoming 2017 Run-Sport Injury Prevention Clinic has been posted. Please see the Run Sport Clinic website for all the details. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9AM to Noon.

2017 Run-Sport Clinic scheduled, March 4, 9AM to Noon

The upcoming 2017 Run-Sport Injury Prevention Clinic will focus on injury prevention, nutrition, maximizing performance and has been updated for 2017. Please see the Run Sport Clinic website for all the details. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9AM to Noon. If you’ve never visited In Motion, our free running clinics are a great way to experience our expertise, personal care, and dedication to your health.  Come visit us this March and optimize both your body and your gear for running.  We’ll analyze each part of your stride and make recommendations based on our team’s advanced training, certifications, and experience.  From first-time runner to the marathoner, we’re the source for your very best run. Past Run  Read More »

Team CMMD’s This Run Is Personal 5k and 1 mile walk

In Motion Physical Therapy is proud to stand behind and sponsor Team CMMD’s This Run Is Personal 5k and 1 mile walk. On November 5, the community where we are proud to provide healthcare services will come together for an event that raises money for families battling cancer. Team CMMD has already given $108,000 to fighters in our region this year and will assist more families from the proceeds of this run and walk. Please join us on Saturday November 5 at Downingtown West High School for something you can feel good getting behind.

Run Clinic 2016 Reference Material

The popularity of running and participation in sports across all ages has increased over the past few decades. While there are many health benefits to running and sports, injuries do occur. These injuries occur in active individuals of all ages and participation levels. There is a lot of information available, however only with expert assessment, is it possible to find the correct information for you. Out of this desire to prevent and treat injuries has evolved the Run & Sports Injury Prevention Clinic. The Run & Sports Injury Prevention Clinic is designed to give both the novice and professional runner and athlete valuable information about lower extremity biomechanical issues that can minimize injury while maximizing performance. Description of the evaluation  Read More »

Video: Susan Fisher, DPT on Physical Therapy for Post Concussion Syndrome

My name is Susan Fisher, physical therapist at In Motion physical therapy in Downingtown PA Many parents don’t realize that physical therapy is an option for their child’s post-concussion treatment. However, physical therapy can offer a number of benefits during the recovery process. Post-concussion rehab with begin with a thorough evaluation of cognitive, physical, and neurological function enabling the physical therapist to develop an individualized plan for each child based on the findings. The plan of care will follow a 5 stage protocol that is based on symptom provocation during exercise in each stage. The child will progress through each stage as symptoms allow. Exercises will be specific to each child, but will include postural strengthening, aerobic training, full body  Read More »

New for March 2016 Run Clinic: “Ask the Doctor”

New for 2016 Run Clinic is Ask the Doctor: In Motion is pleased to announce that Dr. John M. Vasudevan from Penn Medicine will be available to answer questions on a variety of topics pertaining to running and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Vasudevan specializes in Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.

2016 Run-Sport Clinic scheduled, March 5, 9AM to Noon

The upcoming 2016 Run-Sport Injury Prevention Clinic will focus on injury prevention, nutrition, maximizing performance and has been updated for 2016. Please see the Run Sport Clinic website for all the details. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9AM to Noon. If you’ve never visited In Motion, our free running clinics are a great way to experience our expertise, personal care, and dedication to your health.  Come visit us this March and optimize both your body and your gear for running.  We’ll analyze each part of your stride and make recommendations based on our team’s advanced training, certifications, and experience.  From first-time runner to the marathoner, we’re the source for your very best run. Past Run  Read More »

In Motion Physical Therapy serves patients in these Chester County, PA towns: Caln, Chester Springs, Coatesville, Downingtown, Eagle, East Bradford, Embreeville, Exton, Frazer, Glenmoore, Honey Brook, Lionville, Lyndell, Malvern, Marchwood, Marshallton, Newlin, Parkesburg, Pocopson, Sadsburyville, Thorndale, Uwchlan, West Bradford, West Chester, West Whiteland,