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Bruce Dellinger Artist Open House March 26th

We are pleased to announce Bruce Dellinger will be hosting an artist open house at our Harrisonburg office on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Bruce, he is a very talented local artist who creates all of his artwork...

Running Injury Prevention Self Tests

During our recent running injury prevention and performance seminar we discussed some ways runners can individually assess their mobility, strength, and control. We provided rationale for why these tests are important not only for injury prevention, but also for...

Jaw Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Seminar

Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg will be hosting an informational seminar on the treatment of jaw pain and temporomandibular joint dysfunction. This talk will be held on Thursday, March 14th from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM at the Harrisonburg location on East...

Cervicalgia (Neck Pain)

Neck pain is felt in the upper portion of the spine (cervical spine) just below the head. This pain affects a large proportion of the US population reaching up to about 30% annually. This condition can be caused by falls, motor vehicle accidents, abnormal posture,...

Runner’s Clinic 2019

Running is a great lifelong sport that requires very minimal equipment and can be done just about anywhere. Unfortunately, it's also a sport with a very high injury rate. Research studies have shown that approximately 56% of recreation runners sustain an injury each...

Dizziness and Vertigo Part II

The second article in our series on dizziness and vertigo focuses on dizziness, specifically cervicogenic dizziness. Before we start, I feel it is important to make a distinction between the terms dizziness and vertigo, as many people use them interchangeably even...

Dizziness and Vertigo Part I

If you have ever had the misfortune of experiencing dizziness or vertigo, you probably have a good understanding of how disabling these conditions can be.  Many times seemingly insignificant movements or changes in position cause the whole room to begin spinning...

Colleen Whiteford Recently Completed Training with the New York Mets

I just returned from an amazing trip to Florida.  While escaping to Florida mid-winter sounds lovely, this was not exactly a margarita-ville kind of deal. As part of my training to become an instructor in the Fascial Manipulation-Stecco® (FM) method, I was...

Artist Open House featuring Gail Carr

Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg will be hosting an Artist Open House on Wednesday, January 23rd. Please join us that evening from 6 pm - 7:30 pm to meet and greet local artist, Gail Carr. Lite refreshments will be provided. Gail's art work will be on...

Fibromyalgia Seminar Video

Please click the link for a brief preview of our upcoming fibromyalgia seminar which will be give by our therapists Ann Baker and Colleen Whiteford. Fibromyalgia Seminar Video

Fibromyalgia “A Dead – End Diagnosis?”

Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis that most of us are familiar with, but do we know exactly what it is?  To answer this and many more questions, Appalachian Physical Therapy of Harrisonburg will be hosting a seminar titled "Fibromyalgia: A Dead - End Diagnosis?"  Annie...

“Four Painter Pals” Art Exhibit

Your Invited! Four local artists will exhibit their art at Appalachian Physical Therapy during November and December. Lourene Bender, Leigh Crumrine, Anne McFarland and Janet Lee Wright, are all signature members of the Shenandoah Valley Watercolor Society, although...

Welcome PT Tech Dan Buhls to Broadway

With the recent retirement of Mrs. Carla Lloyd, who we will dearly miss, we welcome to the Broadway office the new PT Tech Dan Buhl. Dan recently graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science.  He has...

New Office Coordinator in Harrisonburg

If you have been to Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg in the past month or so, you probably recognized a new welcoming face at the front desk. Our new Office Coordinator Janie, comes to us from Timberville, Va where she lives with her husband and 3 kids on...

Artist Open House

We at Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg are at it again. We will be hosting a Artist Open House on Wednesday, September 12th from 7pm-8:30pm featuring local artist Carolyn Yager, that will be open to the public for free. Carolyn Yager is a retired...

Kneed A Knew Knee?

On Tuesday, September 18th, Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg, (located between Koh's and Martin's) will be hosting Kneed A Knew Knee: A Deeper Look at Knee Pain Treatment Options seminar from 7pm-8pm. Dr. Danial Mills, PT, DPT, and Dr. Bill Whiteford, PT,...

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!®) to the Valley

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery to the Valley -Dr. Jennifer Grove, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG®, PWR!® Certified Instructor, Leigh Nicolas, PWR!® Cert Instructor. Approximately 1.2 million people in the US are predicted to have Parkinson’s disease (PD) by 2030, according...

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