Myofascial Release Therapy

2021-12-13T10:49:04-07:00December 13th, 2021|

What is myofascial release therapy (MFR)? Myofascial release therapy is often used to treat chronic pain disorders, like myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. Myofascial tissue surrounds and supports the [...]

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Hand Therapy

2023-05-24T11:02:58-07:00May 17th, 2021|

What is hand therapy? Hand therapy is the evaluation and treating of injuries and conditions of the upper extremities. The upper extremity includes the shoulder, upper arm, elbow, forearm, [...]

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Accident + Injury Care

2023-05-24T11:02:55-07:00January 8th, 2021|

Should I see a doctor after an accident or injury? Yes! When you get injured, you are filled with adrenaline, and it can therefore be impossible to identify if [...]

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Medical Care Services

2021-11-19T14:13:11-07:00November 4th, 2020|

Why does BackFit also provide medical services? BackFit Health + Spine is an integrated medical clinic. This means that we bring multiple specialties under one roof to collaborate and [...]

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Orthopedic Sports Medicine

2021-11-19T14:18:50-07:00November 3rd, 2020|

What is orthopedic sports medicine? Orthopedic means a focus on treating musculoskeletal issues including the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. Sports medicine is not a specific branch of [...]

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Troy Ciavaglia

2023-11-20T13:02:59-07:00October 26th, 2020|

Troy Ciavaglia has a lifelong passion for weightlifting since he started powerlifting at the age of 13. Troy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson [...]

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Mollie Callanan

2021-06-08T14:21:22-07:00October 26th, 2020|

Mollie Callanan is a native of a small town south of Buffalo, New York, she grew up alpine ski racing and continued into college. In 1988, she received her Bachelor [...]

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Physical Therapy

2021-10-07T15:53:58-07:00August 27th, 2020|

What is Physical Therapy (PT)? The American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) defines physical therapists as "movement experts" who optimize quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and [...]

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