Footwear Recommendations for Foot Pain

Written By:  Mark C. Brauweiler, PT, DPT, CSCS – Clinic Manager -Tipton Location Plantar fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain.  It involves irritation—and sometimes inflammation (swelling)—of the thick band of tissue that runs from your heel to your big toe along the inside of your foot.1  Typically,…

Desk Job? Tips on Improving Your Workstation

Written by Adam Calonder, Partner, Director of Ergonomics. Is your workstation negatively impacting your health?  If you work a typical 40 hour work week you are spending 1/3rd of day, five days a week at your workstation.  This workstation may be causing you aches and pain that negatively affect your physical health and productivity along…

Confessions of a Runner

Written by Molly Pilcher – Athletic Trainer It’s April and Track and Field season is officially underway. Along with crazy weather changes and long nights come many different running injuries. Being a collegiate track athlete myself, I have personally experienced the ups and downs of injured life. Coming to terms with an injury takes time.…

A New Place to Call Home

Written by Scott Thoma, Partner, Clinic Manager, Tipton PRA PRA has had it’s roots in the community of Tipton going back to 1991 when we opened an office in a portion of a small brick building on the west side of town. As time went on, there was a need for additional staff and with…

Trying to Find the Right Words

Written by Scott M. Thoma, P.T. – Partner, Clinic Manager Tipton and Mercy Medical Plaza 2015 has brought significant change to Progressive Rehabilitation Associates, (PRA).  On January 1st we said good-bye to founding members Drew Bossen and Vince Eldridge and said hello to new partners Matt Ehler, Adam Calonder, Travis Bielefeld, and myself; joining Joe…