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Pediatric Physical Therapy in Portsmouth

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in News Page | 0 comments

We are proud to have our practice featured in Seacoast Online discussing Pediatric Physical Therapy, written by Suzanne Laurent… Michelle Smith has joined the staff of Lighthouse Physical Therapy as a pediatric physical therapist. Pediatric physical therapists work with children and their families to assist each child in reaching his or her maximum potential to function independently, and they use their expertise in movement and apply clinical reasoning through the process of examination, evaluation, diagnosis and intervention There are...

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Help for Those Suffering from Foot or Heel Pain

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in News Page | 0 comments

We are proud to have our practice featured in Seacoast Online discussing Text Neck, written by Suzanne Laurent… Do you have trouble putting weight on a foot when getting out of bed in the morning or difficulty taking steps after sitting or after standing in one spot for a while? You may have plantar fasciitis, a painful condition that is very common in runners or people who stand on their feet for long periods. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia (flat, fibrous ligament tissue) where it attaches to the heel on the...

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Tips to Avoid ‘Text Neck’

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We are proud to have our practice featured in Seacoast Online discussing Text Neck, written by Suzanne Laurent… Living in the age of constant connection by electronic devices has a lot of people literally developing a “pain in the neck.” This 21st-century problem is being called “text neck,” and it is a repetitive strain injury that is caused by hunching over smartphones and tablets. As people become more tethered to their smartphones, physical therapists are seeing patients come in with muscle pain in the neck and shoulders...

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Healing Hands

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in News Page | 0 comments

We are proud to have our practice featured in Seacoast Online discussing Integrated Manual Therapy. Healing Hands, written by Suzanne Laurent…… Joanna White said the only word that pops into her mind when describing Integrative Manual Therapy is “magic.” Of course it’s not magic, but for the 54-year-old North Hampton woman, to wake up in the morning without pain is life-changing. White suffers from Lyme disease, diagnosed in 2005, which causes episodes of vertigo. In addition, White has back and hip pain as well...

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Treatment for Concussion Symptoms

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in News Page | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce that Lighthouse Physical Therapy was recently featured in an article on Seacoastonline.com. This article highlights our patient, Drew Clinch’s story. Drew Clinch is a typically active 8-year-old who was playing basketball with his family on Easter Sunday when he collided with his father and fell backwards onto the hot top, hitting the back of his head. “We did the usual things, like ice and making sure he didn’t fall asleep that afternoon,” said his mother, Andrea Clinch of...

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