Fibromyalgia Therapy at Agilus

February 27, 2018

Let’s clear the air about Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a very confusing diagnosis. It’s a label given to people with pain in multiple parts of their body. We sit down and try to find the root cause of these problems. That cause could be as simple as posture. Sometimes fibromyalgia is an accumulation of symptoms and inflammatory responses due to inflammation. Or it could be a gut problem.We need...

The Facts About Fibromyalgia

February 16, 2018

  Those who are diagnosed with fibromyalgia are happy to finally know what’s wrong, but they’re often depressed when they contemplate living with the condition. There’s no cure for fibromyalgia, but physical therapy is effective in alleviating the symptoms and improving quality of life. No one knows for sure what causes the disorder, but it’s believed that fibromyalgia amplifies the way the...

Chronic Pain and the War on Opiods

February 06, 2018

Chronic Pain? What is that? It is PERSISTENT PAIN. Our sleep patterns, our attitude, everything changes with pain. Opiods isn't the answer. We don't want to manage your pain, we want to get rid of it. Let's find the pain and FIX IT.

Let's Clear the Air About Car Accidents

February 05, 2018

  What do you do? It's confusing. Do you go to the emergency room? Do you get in the ambulance? Do you go to the walk-in clinic? So many times due to just the adrenaline and the excitment of the accident, we tell the poice office that we're ok. And then you go home and your neck starts hurting, you get a headache, you get muscle spasms. Then you get up in the morning and you can't walk....

We are trained listeners

January 19, 2018

  One of the biggest complaints that patients have is that their medical provider doesn’t really listen to them. Physical therapists may have a preference for certain treatments, but the therapist should be willing to listen, be open to other options, and willing to alter therapies to meet the needs of the patient. Every patient should consider the following when choosing a physical...

Yes, it's YOUR choice

January 17, 2018

  Choosing a physical therapist is a personal decision and one that shouldn’t be made in haste. One of the best ways to locate a therapist is by asking family, friends, co-workers or primary care physician for recommendations. An online search can also be conducted or visit the American Physical Therapy Association website. While all physical therapists are highly trained and educated...

Traumatic Brain Injury and PT Benefits

January 10, 2018

  Physical therapy can be a life-changing treatment for people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI is diagnosed when an injury to the brain damages or changes the way it functions. Blows to the head, car crashes and falls are the most common causes of TBI and many of those injuries are initially diagnosed as a concussion. It’s typically only when changes in behavior or...

The Importance of Sleep and Your Recovery

August 29, 2017

Oday Lavergne, with Agilus Health, talks about the importance of sleep.

Agilus Health

July 06, 2017

Oday Lavergne talks about Agilus Health and the services they offer.