In February 2016, Robert Boone of Bishopville, MD fell at home, causing his ankle to break. As a Plumber by trade, Robert’s primary responsibilities consisted of fixing commercial and private plumbing by installing and repairing water supply lines, waste disposal systems, and other appliances and fixtures. These physically demanding tasks often involved crawling into small spaces and lifting heavy objects….Continue Reading
After suffering from hip pain due to degenerative bone disease, Delaware resident Robert Webb underwent a total right hip replacement. His surgery was a success, but Mr. Webb needed intensive physical therapy to regain motion, allowing him to walk once again. To start his recover, Mr. Webb worked with an in-home therapist immediately after his hip replacement. After two weeks…Continue Reading
Due to general wear and tear over the years, Bill found himself needing a right hip replacement, which would require preoperative and post-operative therapies. He did not have any experience with Tidewater Physical Therapy in the past until his doctor recommended the clinic surgical consultation. Bill was thrilled when his doctor told him about a physical therapy clinic that was in such proximity to his home.
As a former Solider in the United States Army and a retired Maryland State Trooper, physical activity and fitness was a lifestyle for Gregg. During a routine workout in Chestertown, Gregg encountered a large hill on his course. Sometime during his ascent, he started to feel pain in his knee. He pushed through the pain, to finish his workout, and “walked it off,” at the end.
Noah had never been to physical therapy before and wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. Once he arrived, he was pleased to be greeted with smiling faces at the front desk. Once Noah was called back to the evaluation room, Brian then began to assess his pain. In recounting his first day at Tidewater Physical Therapy, Noah says that Brian was very helpful by asking a lot of specific questions about what caused the neck and back pain to start, and what made it better or worse. It was clear that Noah’s neck and back pain were caused by his physically demanding job at Rise Up Coffee Roasters.
Jean learned that she had a comminuted fracture of her right proximal humerus (the long bone of the arm) and had also dislocated her right shoulder. She would need surgery as soon as possible; however, Jean was faced with another obstacle because the surgeon that would do the operation was on vacation.
February is the month of love. Boxes of chocolate, dozens of red roses, fancy candlelight dinners and mushy greeting cards covered in applique hearts and lace.
But at Tidewater Physical Therapy, we celebrate the month of love a different way. We honor the special relationships formed between our physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, physical therapy technicians, administrative staff and patients. We also celebrate the trust and bond formed between our physical therapists and patients due to the one-on-one attention we are known for.
“I think that the staff is extraordinary. It’s not a story about me that I want to tell, it’s a story about them. They are so professional, yet so personal.” These are the words of patient, Carole Williamson, after her most recent visit at Tidewater Physical Therapy.
It was the day before Thanksgiving in 2015, when Pocomoke resident William Hargrove was sitting at his kitchen table, having dinner with his wife. The meal was coming to an end when William noticed that he was having some difficulties speaking. Then, when trying to reach for a cookie, he couldn’t grab it…
Because most of Delmarva is classified as fairly rural and is surrounded by water, we often treat patients who work in specialty industries – that are also physically demanding – related to our geographic location, such as watermen and farmers. These careers are economic drivers for Delmarva and are extremely important to sustaining our way of life…