Orthopedics

James and the Giant Fish

James and the Giant Fish Fishing is James Barkley’s passion. Originally from Trinidad, the Caribbean island fishing culture has stuck with him his whole life. When he moved to the states as a kid and later graduated (and now works at) Dartmouth College, he discovered the sport of Bass fishing….

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Relieving Neck Pain

Relieving Neck Pain Neck pain is one of the most common pain complaints for which people seek help. There are straight forward ways that neck pain can successfully be addressed. For people whose neck pain is not the result of a specific traumatic injury, I break it down into 2…

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The Freedom to Enjoy Life

THE FREEDOM TO ENJOY LIFE “The shortest interval of humanly perceptible time is the distance between vertical and horizontal when you slip on the ice…” “And that’s how I came in initially!” John Severinghaus exclaims. He and his wife, Rita, have been coming in to Cioffredi & Associates for physical…

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Welcome our Newest PT, Megan Osanitsch

Welcome Megan Osanitsch, PT! Megan holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (2018) and Bachelors of Health Science (2015) from Quinnipiac University. Her doctoral capstone project and research explored the effects of guided relaxation on heart rate variability and the concurrent impact on recovery for sport. Prior to joining Cioffredi &…

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Invincible Ella: From Freak Accident to Breaking Records

Invincible Ella When Ella Maclean was seven, she started running track. She remembers, “I started just to make friends, but I just fell in love with the environment and all the people that do it…I love it. It’s so much fun.” That very first year, she placed second at states…

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Breaking Point with Will Rancourt

Breaking Point Will Rancourt Being a firefighter for the past 15 years I am no stranger to the aches and pains that come with the job. Strained muscles and sore backs seem almost as routine as our shift schedules. The problem is when we go from just routine sore backs…

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Cioffredi PTs Recognized For Sports & Orthopedic Expertise

Congratulations to Marissa Reilly, PT & Justin Walker, PT! Marissa Reilly, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, SCS has achieved her Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) certification! This certification represents additional sport rehabilitation expertise on top of her doctorate and makes her One of Five Sports Specialists in New Hampshire. Marissa leads up…

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June 2020 Hip Assessment Lebanon Grantham New Hampshire Physical Therapy

Test Your Hips: Identify & Correct Faulty Movement Patterns

Test Your Hips: Identify & Correct Faulty Movement Patterns Your hips are responsible for driving your body forward but are routinely overlooked when thinking about increasing efficiency of motion, increasing power, and avoiding injury. In Marsha Wykes, PT‘s 25 years of experience, she’s found that the majority of non-acute knee…

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PT-Led Home Workouts

Even though our office is closed temporarily, we still want to connect with you and keep you moving, even while we’re all social distancing at home! Each day, our PTs will bring you through a 20m do-at-home program focused on everything from self-massage techniques to running strengthening and stretching, to…

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June 2020 Back Pain Billy Cioffredi PT Physical Therapy lebanon NH Upper Valley

Understanding & Overcoming Your Back Pain

The Source of Your Back Pain Back pain can be the result of several different issues. Having a better understanding of why your back hurts can help improve your effectiveness in handling your particular pain. And, having enough understanding about your pain reduces anxiety, which by itself, can be a…

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