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Tidewater Physical Therapy: 2017 Year in Review

Reflecting on 2017 “As a patient in 2017, we hope you noticed that we are always listening, improving and supporting our communities and those charitable organizations that are important to the both of us. This year we took a critical look at our organization and decided to make some exciting changes for 2018. The changes we implement are made for…Continue Reading

A Step in the Right Direction

Our Ocean View Clinical Director and Senior Physical Therapist, Robert “Bob” Cairo, PT, recently received his level one certificate in “New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries,” from The Running Clinic in Princeton, NJ. The Running Clinic is an organization providing continuing education to health professionals that has grown to become a global reference in the prevention of running…Continue Reading

Patient Success – Robert Webb

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

New Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult

Our Lewes West Clinical Director, Jenna Tryon, DPT, was recently licensed as a Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult (CEEAA) through the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy; a branch of the American Physical Therapy Association. There is an abundance of positive evidence to demonstrate the benefits of effective and personalized exercise programs for the aging adult. Physical Therapists play…Continue Reading

Welcome Anthony

We are excited to announce a new addition to our Tidewater Physical Therapy family! It is our pleasure to introduce our Chester Clinical Director and Senior Physical Therapist, Dr. Anthony Gipe, PT, DPT. Gipe received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland College Park in 2013. Immediately after receiving his undergraduate degree, he was accepted into…Continue Reading

Let’s talk about Hand Therapy

Check out this fun and informative interview by Tidewater Physical Therapy and Troy Hill of MTS Broadcasting; the Mid-Shore’s Top Stations.

Our Seaford Clinical Director and Certified Hand Therapist, Craig Joachimowski, talks with Troy about the importance of hand therapy and hand therapists, Tidewater Physical Therapy and the celebration of Hand Therapy Week.

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William Shu: Work Ethic for the Win

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.

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Gardening Safety in Honor of Hand Therapy Week

Tidewater Physical Therapy is home to three Certified Hand Therapists; an accomplishment we are very proud of. Hand therapy involves evaluating and treating injuries and conditions within the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand. Hand therapists are licensed or registered occupational therapists (OT) or physical therapists (PT) who specialize in treating individuals with conditions affecting these areas. Hand therapists…Continue Reading

Gregg Harrington: Army Soldier, Police Officer, PT Patient

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.

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“RISE UP” Through the Pain

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.

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