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We’re Hiring!

Feb 14, 2019

Amherst Physical Therapy is looking for a full time physical therapist to join our team! We are seeking the PT who values patient experience and outcomes driven care. The PT who wishes to practice at the highest levels of their license would fit right into our team here at Amherst PT. We value strong interpersonal …
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Soreness in the Short Term Equals Health in the Long Term

Jan 30, 2019

When you’re injured or recovering from an injury, you’ll oftentimes want to simply click your fingers and have the pain disappear. Of course, that’s not realistic (though we can dream!) and it takes time and proper care to get back to your optimal health. Physical therapy can absolutely be an important element to your recovery, …
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What You May Not Have Known About Physical Therapy!

Jan 18, 2019

You know that if you’re in need of PT services in the Amherst, New Hampshire area that the team here at Amherst Physical Therapy is here for you! And you know that no matter whether you’re recovering from surgery, or treating a chronic issue such as tendonitis or neck and back pain, we put your …
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Amherst PT Attends Blood Flow Restriction Training

Jan 3, 2019

Amherst Physical Therapy is proud to announce that Kurt Bergeron, MSPT and Alyssa Stuart, DPT have recently received certifications in Blood Flow Restriction Training “BFR”. The certification is referred to as Cert. MST. Blood flow restriction training is a method of strength training that involves restricting the blood flow out working muscles to trick the …
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The PT Technique You Should Know Of: Dry Needling

Dec 18, 2018

A number of physical therapists (like those at Amherst Physical Therapy) are increasingly utilizing a new technique that’s effective in providing relief for your aches and pains: dry needling. The technique – which is NOT acupuncture, or the manipulation of the body’s energy – works directly on the painful points in muscles commonly referred to …
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Check Out Amherst PT’s Discovery Visits!

Nov 8, 2018

Aches and pains? Knee bothering you when you walk or run? Do you have back pain? Amherst Physical Therapy is happy to introduce ‘Discovery Visits’! You may have noticed the new button on our website, and yes, you may be wondering just what this means for you! Schedule a Discovery Visit and have an experienced …
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Best of Souhegan Awards – 2018

Nov 2, 2018

  This fall we were honored at the Best of Souhegan 2018 awards banquet, and it was an excellent time! Each year, the ‘Best of Souhegan Valley Region Awards’ recognize local businesses and services that go above and beyond in the Souhegan Valley, and winners are chosen by the readers of the Cabinet Press and …
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PT Month 2018: Thoughts on Physical Therapy (Part 2, Alyssa)

Oct 16, 2018

Continuing with our Physical Therapy Month quotes, today’s words are from Alyssa Stuart, PT, DPT. What does it mean for you to be a physical therapist? A physical therapist helps to improve functional limitations for many different conditions and can treat in a wide variety of medical settings. A physical therapist to me must be …
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PT Month 2018: Thoughts on Physical Therapy

Oct 11, 2018

As October is Physical Therapy Month, we wanted to feature quotes from Amherst PT on physical therapy and what the profession means to us! Today’s words are from Kurt Bergeron, MSPT; Owner of Amherst Physical Therapy: What does it mean to be a PT: Being a Physical Therapist to me means being able to take …
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Reflections on PT by PRN’s Dan Fleury (Response to Opinion Article)

Jul 31, 2018

Dan Fleury (PT, DPT, OCS, Diploma Osteopractic, FAAOMPT) – a PT at Portsmouth Physical Therapy and the Vice President of the Pinnacle Rehab Network (to which Amherst is a member) – penned this tremendous piece on physical therapy in response to a recent article he had read that expressed doubts about PT as a whole.  It’s something that we …
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