If you have not already noticed, we wanted to point out that we have made some updates to our website to make it more user friendly. Now no matter what device you are using to view our website you should have an easier time viewing the content. [...]
We are excited to start offering classes again at Legacy Physical Therapy. It has been a little while and we are glad to be back. Our first class back will be an introduction to essential oils. [...]
On Monday September 29 and Tuesday September 30, Dr. Brooke Kalisiak PT, DPT, WCS had a wonderful opportunity to represent the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association at our Nation’s Capitol. She was among over 75 physical therapists business owners from across the country that convened in Washington, DC September 29 – 30,2014 to lobby members of Congress. As part of the second annual event hosted by the Private Practice Section (PPS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Dr. Brooke Kalisiak met with the office of Senator Claire McCaskill, Senator Roy Blunt, and Representative Ann Wagner to discuss hard-hitting issues affecting the future of healthcare, patients, and physical therapy businesses.
Check out the full press release at: http://interact.stltoday.com/pr/local-news/PR100214120918820
If you are like us here at Legacy Physical Therapy, this warmer weather is inspiring you to get outside and get more active! We thought what better way to get active than to do it together!! Starting MONDAY MAY 5th join us for MONDAY WORKOUTS in MAY!! That’s right, instead of picking up the margarita for Cinco de Mayo come break a sweat at Legacy Physical Therapy instead. Every Monday in May (except Monday May 26th for Memorial Day) you can come train with the physical therapists at Legacy from 6:15-7:15pm. [...]
February was National Heart Awareness Month, so we wanted to take a moment and discuss the difference in heart attack symptoms between men and women. [...]
Did you know that there are physical therapists who focus especially on female issues? In fact, there are physical therapists here in St. Louis who are Board Certified in Women’s Health Physical Therapy (WCS). [...]
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and fellow members of the Therapy Cap Coalition, a group of almost 50 associations, organizations, patient and consumer groups, are working together to make sure Congress addresses the Medicare therapy cap before December 31, 2013. [...]
Legacy Physical Therapy is excited to announce that we are now offering health coaching services. Legacy’s owner, Brooke Kalisiak has had personal success with the Take Shape for Life program. Read her personal story below: [...]
Legacy Physical Therapy is excited to once again be partnering with Washington University Program in Physical Therapy for their Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency. Karla Wente PT, DPT, CLT is the new Women’s Health Physical Therapy resident. She will be at Legacy Physical Therapy treating patients on Tuesdays and Fridays. We are very happy to have her with us this next year. [...]
Awhile back we asked you to support a bill to take on the insurance company’s crazy high co-pays. SB 159 passed the Senate 34-0 and the House of Representatives 136-22, but it still needs the Governor’s signature. [...]
Yep, I’m a Jailbird. And I’m pretty proud of it. [...]
So this past Sunday, I along with 3 other teammates participated in the Go! St. Louis Marathon Relay. Each one of us runs roughly 6-7 miles of the 26.2 mile course and then passes the timing chip along to the next teammate. For those of you who know me, you know that I do not and have not ever considered myself a runner. Because of this, I found my mind wondering quite often while I was struggling through my 6 miles. I recorded these musing after the race and thought others might find them interesting. Hope you enjoy. [...]
The holiday season is fast approaching. Legacy Physical Therapy is excited to help a local organization, Circle of Concern share the spirit of Thanksgiving with struggling local families. We hope that you can help by donating canned goods and other non-perishable food items to help fill Thanksgiving baskets for over 650 local families in need.
Items are welcome any time up until November 14th at Legacy Physical Therapy. [...]
The holiday season is fast approaching. Legacy Physical Therapy is excited to help a local organization, Circle of Concern share the spirit of Thanksgiving with struggling local families. We hope that you can help by donating canned goods and other non-perishable food items to help fill Thanksgiving baskets for over 650 local families in need. [...]
Come enjoy good wine & decadent chocolates as you learn all you want to know about sex from Dr. Cathy Naughton of the Center for Sexual Health, St. Louis Marriage Therapy’s Angela Skurtu, and Legacy Physical Therapy’s Brooke Kalisiak. We will discuss common female sexual problems, helpful treatment strategies, how to develop sexual confidence and increase desire in your relationship long term. Come prepared with your questions about sex. [...]
Legacy Physical Therapy is proud to be the newest sponsor of My Mommy Meetup-St. Louis. My Mommy Meetup is a group for mothers in the St. Louis area who are interested in getting together with other moms. [...]
Vaginal pain is a condition that millions of women will deal with at some point in their lives. Unfortunately many women will never seek treatment or if they do they will be told that there is nothing wrong or nothing can be done. An article in The New York Times urges women to be persistent in seeking treatment, because there are things that can be done. [...]
National Women’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. It brings together communities, businesses, government, health organizations, and other groups in an effort to promote women’s health. The theme for 2012 is “It’s Your Time.” National Women’s Health Week empowers women to make their health a top priority. It also encourages women to take the following steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases: [...]
Do you go to the bathroom when you don’t need to “ just in case,” hoping you won’t have to when it is inconvenient? Just in Case peeing or JIC’ing can cause havoc for your bladder. By JIC’ing you are actually training your bladder to empty more frequently and often prematurely. This can lead to bladder issues such as urgency, frequency, and leakage. [...]
Dear friend and patient of Legacy Physical Therapy,
Please consider the following important issues impacting private practice physical therapy clinics such as ours. After reading this I hope that you will take action and contact your state senator and representative on our behalf so that we can continue to provide you with the top-notch care you have come to expect from Legacy Physical Therapy [...]
Bladder control issues are not a normal part of aging and they are definitely not something that you just have to live with!!!! Take this short quiz courtesy of the American Urogynecologic Society to find out if it is time for you to do something to take back control of your bladder. [...]
This weeks marks the first week of strength and agility training with the St. Louis CYC Volleyball Club. Training is occuring on Monday and Tuesday nights over the next 10 weeks. Last night we had the 13 and 14 year olds working hard with agility ladders, jump rope, balance exercises, and core strengthening. We also reviewed proper form for squats and lunges. (Gotta protect those kness!!) Tonight we will be working with the 15 through 18 year olds. I can’t wait to see what the girls can do.
It is not too late to sign up for either sessions. Interested participants who did not sign up ahead of time can pay $12/session. We ask that you call ahead of time at 636-225-3649 to speak to Brooke as space is limited and available on a first come first serve basis.
Canned goods & other non-perishable food items needed this November [...]
So you may or may not remember, but back in May 2011 I challenged each one of you to up your fitness level. My personal challenge was to train for and run the inaugural St. Louis Rock N Roll Half Marathon. The results are in…. [...]
"We help women who are tired of leaking, dealing with pelvic pain, and wanting to get their body back in shape after baby (even if it’s been 30 years) all without relying on medications or surgery."