Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy

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Due to snow and hazardous driving conditions, we will be closed the remainder of Monday January 3rd. We plan to reopen at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday January 4th.
Please vote for your favorite gingerbread house.
Please feel free to stop by the office and donate!!!
Happy Halloween!
The Fairfax staff wishes to thank all of our patients that participated in the Soles4Souls shoe drive. We collected over 100 pairs of shoes!!
Maral, we are all so proud of you and all that you have accomplished! Go Bucs!
Congratulations to Steve and his wife on the birth of their daughter! Mom and baby are happy and healthy!
Do you need a new Home Exercise Program? Please call our office 703-896-9999 and speak to your therapist. They will be happy to send you new exercises or better yet... set up a Telehealth visit and have them take a look at your technique!
On April 30th it was announced by CMS that physical therapy is now included in telehealth! This is awesome news for our Medicare patients as they now have access to their physical therapist and no longer have to worry about social distancing. If you would like to schedule a telehealth appointment, please call our office at 703-896-9999.
Bodies in Motion is still open for business!!! If you don't feel comfortable coming to the office. Contact us at 703-896-9999 and ask about your options for Virtual Services!
Did you know that Physical Therapy is considered an ESSENTIAL service? Therefore our office will remain open to see patients. If you are uncomfortable coming to the office you can call to confirm your eligibility for a Virtual Service visit. Your insurance will determine what services we can provide to you. Call us at 703-896-9999 to get more information.

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01/03/2022

Due to snow and hazardous driving conditions, we will be closed the remainder of Monday January 3rd. We plan to reopen at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday January 4th.

12/09/2021

Please vote for your favorite gingerbread house.

11/25/2021

Please feel free to stop by the office and donate!!!

10/29/2021

Happy Halloween!

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06/30/2021

Bodies in Motion wishes everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. We will be closed on Monday, July 5th to allow us to celebrate with our family and friends. We will reopen at 7am on Tuesday, July 6th.

06/10/2021

The Fairfax staff wishes to thank all of our patients that participated in the Soles4Souls shoe drive. We collected over 100 pairs of shoes!!

05/28/2021

All our offices will be closed on Monday, May 31st for the Memorial Day Weekend. We will be open at 7am on Tuesday, June 1. We wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend with family and friends!

04/16/2021

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our co-worker and friend, Larry Yack.

Larry joined our Falls Church Clinic in April of 2010. He was passionate about physical therapy and treating patients, which made him an excellent clinician and teacher. He was always incredibly energetic and enthusiastic when interacting with his patients and co-workers. As Larry would say, "It's Bodies in Motion, not Bodies at Rest!"

Larry was incredibly generous. He regularly came in with coffee or treats for his fellow coworkers, and rarely returned from a vacation without a gift or two. He would also help out in any way he could to make our practice stronger and better (and maybe build a shelf or two). He loved golf, all things Disney, Christmas and Halloween.

He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years Kandius Yack; his son Jeff and daughter-in-law Vi; his daughter Michelle, future son-in-law John and grand-beagle Betty; his two loving sisters and their families; and countless friends and colleagues who will forever be touched by his example.

https://www.bakerpostfh.com/memorials/lawrence-yack/4584531/obituary.php

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - IT Band Syndrome 04/15/2021

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - IT Band Syndrome

IT Band Syndrome (or Iliotibial Band Syndrome) is an overuse injury commonly experienced by runners. It occurs when the thick connective tissues located on the lateral or outer part of thigh and knee become tight or inflamed. If the IT Band isn't working properly, movement of the knee can become increasingly painful, forcing runners or athletes to the sidelines for weeks. If you think you might be experiencing IT Band Syndrome, physical therapy can help! A physical therapist can evaluate your motion and provide you with restoration exercises to treat your movement dysfunction.

In this video, Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy's Fairfax PT, Ben Fuentes, explains what IT band syndrome is and how you can activate muscles to inhibit or decrease IT band tension.

https://youtu.be/CwuqccOGZTE

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - IT Band Syndrome IT Band Syndrome (or Iliotibial Band Syndrome) is an overuse injury commonly experienced by runners. It occurs when the thick connective tissues located on ...

Bodies in Motion Physical - How’s Your Balance? 03/15/2021

Bodies in Motion Physical - How’s Your Balance?

HOW'S YOUR BALANCE?

In this video, Sandra Conran from our Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Reston Clinic explores the make-up of balance and walks you through three self-assessment tests to determine if your strength, balance at rest, and/or balance when moving put you at risk for falls. Appropriate recommendations to improve your balance are included.

If you are at an increased risk for falls, a physical therapist may be able to help!

https://youtu.be/LT8LYBMnYBc

Bodies in Motion Physical - How’s Your Balance? In this video, Sandra Conran from our Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Reston Clinic explores the make-up of balance and walks you through three self-asse...

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Feeling Dizzy? 02/15/2021

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Feeling Dizzy?

Is your Vertigo caused by BPPV?

64 in 100,00 individuals suffer from vertigo and dizziness related to BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). Because many conditions can lead to dizziness, patients may require 3-5 physician visits before being accurately diagnosed. A vestibular physical therapist can quickly screen your symptoms and treat BPPV with just a few sessions – and sometimes just one is all it takes!

In this video, Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy's Ashlee Kim explains how BPPV causes symptoms of dizziness and vertigo, and how a vestibular Physical Therapist can assess and treat the issue. If you are still unsure if BPPV is related to your impairments, contact one of our clinics to see if a vestibular consult is appropriate for you!

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Feeling Dizzy? Is your Vertigo caused by BPPV? 64 in 100,00 individuals suffer from vertigo and dizziness related to BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). Because m...

02/05/2021

Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant coaches Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust are two women making NFL history

Maral, we are all so proud of you and all that you have accomplished! Go Bucs!

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Tendinosis 01/15/2021

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Tendinosis

If you've been diagnosed with tendinosis, you may wonder how it happened. The most common cause: OVERUSE.

Most of us lead a typically sedentary lifestyle. When we begin training, the tendon is maladapted to exercises, especially exercises done incorrectly. It simply can’t handle the strain of a training error until it has remodeled, and that takes time and effort.

To learn more, watch this short video from our Falls Church Clinic Director, Mike Mastrostefano, about the deeper causes of Tendinosis.

https://youtu.be/nq9V6fMLEhQ

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Tendinosis Most of us lead a typically sedentary lifestyle. When we begin training, the tendon is maladapted to exercises, especially exercises done incorrectly. It s...

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Plantar Fasciitis 12/15/2020

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Plantar Fasciitis

Check out our newest video on Plantar Fasciitis from the Reston Clinic Director, Nelson Min!

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation to the plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a dense tissue on the bottom of your feet that can get irritated from several causes including calf tightness. It is commonly reported as pain with initial weight bearing when getting out of bed that decreases as you continue your day. Pain can be sharp at times and will limit your walking, standing and tolerance for exercise. Physical Therapy can help with your pain and loss of function if you have plantar fasciitis. Using several methods we can loosen your muscles and decrease the strain to the plantar fascia.

https://youtu.be/abhfcrFe_R0

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is an irritation to the plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a dense tissue on the bottom of your feet that can get irritated from sever...

11/26/2020

We want to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
2020 has been a difficult year for many, but today we are reminded how thankful we are for our patients who have entrusted us for their Physical Therapy needs! Thank you all for your continuous support!
We’ll see you tomorrow!

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Desk Posture 11/15/2020

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Desk Posture

More and more people are finding themselves spending the majority of their day sitting. We sit during our commute, while we work (and work from home), and oftentimes when we are relaxing.

Prolonged sitting can have adverse effects on one’s health including poor posture and poor back health. If you find yourself experiencing neck and low back pain due to prolonged sitting, correcting your sitting posture can have a significant positive effect.

What is good posture? When demonstrating good posture, the key parts of one’s body are properly aligned and supported by the right amount of muscle tension. This can reduce the amount of strain on the body.

Check out our most recent Video from our Fairfax Clinic Director, Sam Kang.

https://youtu.be/LEaJ43hm9QA

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Desk Posture The Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy Fairfax Clinic Director, Sam Kang, provides guidance on proper ergonomic positioning while seated at a desk. Neck, back...

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Biking Safety and Ergonomic Tips 10/15/2020

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Biking Safety and Ergonomic Tips

Do you want to be good to the earth, good to your wallet and good to yourself all at the same time? Bike to work!

Carbon emissions from cars are not good for the environment. Biking is zero emission.

Cars are expensive. AAA estimates that the average American spends $9,282.00 per year to own a car.

Exercise is good for your cardiovascular system, your musculoskeletal system, and for your overall sense of well being.

Interested in seeing these tips in action? Check out this short video from Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy's Director, Mike Mastrostefano!

https://youtu.be/GK156boAQkg

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Biking Safety and Ergonomic Tips Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy Owner Mike Mastrostefano shows you how to prepare for a safe and comfortable bike ride this fall. Visibility to motorists, ...

09/18/2020

Do you have difficulty getting up from a chair? Is it difficult to get moving after you’ve been sitting for awhile? If you’ve answered YES, consider making a reservation for our FREE Balance Screening, September 26, to see how PT can help you with your balance and safety at home! Contact our Reston office at 703 230 1760 or by email at [email protected].

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Knee Pain 09/16/2020

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Knee Pain

People who have knee pain generally fall into one of four categories:

• Overuse or overload - "Am I doing too much too fast to train for a race?"

• Muscle performance deficits - "I don't spend enough time strengthening my legs." or "It's too painful to strengthen my legs."

• Movement coordination - "Am I doing this exercise correctly? I need someone to look at my form."

• Mobility impairment - "I am stiff, but stretching doesn't seem to help or only provides a temporary relief."

If you can relate to one of these categories, check out our video from Alexandria's Clinic Director, Zamir Ahadzada, about Knee Pain.

https://youtu.be/CPAHqku45iE

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Knee Pain Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy's Alexandria Clinic Director, Zamir Ahadzada, discusses the causes of knee pain and how Physical Therapy can help. Bodies i...

09/15/2020

Do you feel unsteady when standing or walking? Do you fear that you’ll fall or have you fallen in the past year? If you’ve answered YES to any of the questions then make a reservation for a FREE Fall Prevention Screening! Contact our Reston office at 703 230 1760 to RSVP!

09/09/2020

September is Falls Prevention Month!

Did you know that 1 in 4 elderly adults has experienced a fall in the past year? Taking a fall can cause a serious injury.

If you think you might be at risk, contact our Reston Office to schedule a FREE Fall Screening on Saturday, September 26th!

08/20/2020

Congratulations to Steve and his wife on the birth of their daughter! Mom and baby are happy and healthy!

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - COVID 19 Safety Precautions 07/07/2020

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - COVID 19 Safety Precautions

At Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy, the health, safety, and well-being of our patients and employees is our top priority!

Our Alexandria Clinic Director, Zamir Ahadzada, PT, DPT, OCS, highlights the safety precautions that we have implemented in our clinics in the wake of COVID 19.

https://youtu.be/2F7DhyMfY0Q

Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - COVID 19 Safety Precautions Our Alexandria Clinic Director, Zamir Ahadzada, PT, DPT, OCS, highlights the safety precautions that we have implemented in our clinics in the wake of COVID ...

05/21/2020

We will be implementing new safety precautions! If you have any questions please don’t hestitate to give us a call!

05/10/2020

Bodies in Motion wishes all our Mom's a wonderful Mother's Day! May only good things come your way today and always!!

05/07/2020

Do you need a new Home Exercise Program? Please call our office 703-896-9999 and speak to your therapist. They will be happy to send you new exercises or better yet... set up a Telehealth visit and have them take a look at your technique!

05/07/2020

Effective 5/11/2020 Bodies in Motion will be requiring all patients to wear a mask while in our offices. Should you not have one, we will provide you with one at your next visit. Please keep it so you have it available for future physical therapy visits.

05/02/2020

On April 30th it was announced by CMS that physical therapy is now included in telehealth! This is awesome news for our Medicare patients as they now have access to their physical therapist and no longer have to worry about social distancing. If you would like to schedule a telehealth appointment, please call our office at 703-896-9999.

04/21/2020

Bodies in Motion is still open for business!!! If you don't feel comfortable coming to the office. Contact us at 703-896-9999 and ask about your options for Virtual Services!

04/10/2020

Did you know that Physical Therapy is considered an ESSENTIAL service? Therefore our office will remain open to see patients. If you are uncomfortable coming to the office you can call to confirm your eligibility for a Virtual Service visit. Your insurance will determine what services we can provide to you. Call us at 703-896-9999 to get more information.

Bodies In Motion Physical Therapy 03/16/2020

Bodies In Motion Physical Therapy

A Letter to Our Patients-

https://www.bodiesinmotionpt.com/covid-19-precautions

Bodies In Motion Physical Therapy Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy is committed to delivering the highest quality physical therapy services in the DC metropolitan area.

03/13/2020

ATTENTION!!!
WITH RESPECT TO THE GROWING CONCERNS OF COVID-19 AND FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF;
IF YOU HAVE TRAVELED, OR HAD CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO RECENTLY TRAVELED TO AN AFFECTED AREA AND WAS SICK WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS...
PLEASE DO NOT ENTER OUR OFFICES!
PLEASE CONTACT THE RESPECTIVE OFFICE VIA EMAIL OR PHONE TO CANCEL, RESCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT OR TO SPEAK WITH A STAFF MEMBER.
FALLS CHURCH- 703-237-2000 [email protected]
RESTON- 703-230-1760 [email protected]
FAIRFAX- 703-896-9999 [email protected]
ALEXANDRIA- 571-777-8081
[email protected]

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

Bucs leading the way as only NFL team with two women coaches - ESPN Video 03/11/2020

Bucs leading the way as only NFL team with two women coaches - ESPN Video

Way to go Maral!!! Keep making us proud!

Bucs leading the way as only NFL team with two women coaches - ESPN Video ABC's Kayna Whitworth takes an in-depth look at the NFL's first team to have two female coaches, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

03/10/2020

Mark your calendars!!
June 1st through 5th will be PATIENT APPRECIATION WEEK at our Fairfax OFFICE!!

03/10/2020

Here is the first in a series of articles put out by the Journal of Orthopedics and Sports PT.

02/29/2020
02/28/2020

Get ready... there is going to be a big announcement next week... you won't want to miss it!!! Tell all your friends to LIKE our page!

02/20/2020

Every month our therapists do an in-service. They research a topic of their choosing and present it to the other staff therapists. This month, Steve presented on
CBD Products For Management of Pain and Inflammation:
A very brief synopsis of his findings...
CBD has shown some promise in helping cope with pain and inflammation. But, it is important to remember that there are no FDA approved over the counter CBD products. This means that purity and dosage will vary and not be assured. If you have questions about using CBD you should ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE EXPERIMENTING WITH ANY NEW SUPPLEMENT!

02/12/2020
Lawmakers Want Answers From CMS on Planned 2021 Payment Cuts 02/06/2020

Lawmakers Want Answers From CMS on Planned 2021 Payment Cuts

Lawmakers Want Answers From CMS on Planned 2021 Payment Cuts Wednesday, February 05, 2020 Lawmakers Want Answers From CMS on Planned 2021 Payment Cuts Explain yourself: That's the message of a bipartisan letter to CMS signed by 99 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who are concerned about the agency's plan to make cuts to Medicare that include an es...

02/02/2020

If this is how you feel... You might consider having a physical therapist do an assessment. With Direct Access we can see you for 30 days without a prescription from your physician.

photo credit: Simon Holland

01/28/2020

Are you drinking enough water or do you think you might be dehydrated? Hydration is not just for summer! Some of the signs and symptoms of dehydration are: increased thirst, fatigue, dry mouth, dark urine.

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Fairfax, VA
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Tuesday 7am - 7pm
Wednesday 7am - 7pm
Thursday 7am - 7pm
Friday 7am - 3pm
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