From Our Team at Roper Physical Therapy

An integrated physical therapy approach called Postural Restoration (PR) is an alignment-based approach geared at reducing asymmetry in our movement and breathing patterns. When coupled with myofascial release, PR is effective for “tech neck” or neck tension, scoliosis, osteoporosis, joint degeneration, chronic inflammation, migraines, and pain. PR addresses a common […]

PR and Self-Myofascial Release: How to Relieve and Correct Tech ...

At Roper Physical Therapy, we believe that awareness is choice, especially when it comes to your health and overall wellness. Therefore, we offer several options in classes to compliment our myofascial release appointments as well as the different bodies with different goals that come through our doors. For Pilates, we […]

Why Should You Try a One-on-One Pilates Session at Roper ...

We all have that one area (or more!) where we hold tension and stress. Maybe you’ve had a recent injury or you work at a desk all day. There can be many reasons you feel muscular pain; dry needling is one option for helping alleviate it. Although it is becoming […]

Dry Needling: How It Fits Into Your Treatment Plan

Roper Physical Therapy is constantly working to make sure we offer classes and workshops that extend the benefits of our Myofascial Release Appointments, increase our patients wellness, and fit our class schedule into your busy schedules. This is why we offer our Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) classes, Pilates classes, we […]

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You’ve heard of Pilates. You kind of understand what it is, but have yet to experienced it. Or perhaps you popped into a group mat class with thirty other people, but left feeling baffled by what just happened. Your doctor recommends it for core strength, but does not help navigate […]

Pilates at Roper Physical Therapy

Do you have a flexible spending account or an FSA? Did you know that you can use your FSA funds at Roper PT? FSAs are generally use it or lose it plans. This means that amounts in the FSA at the end of the plan year generally cannot be carried […]

Flexible Spending Accounts and Roper PT

When was the last time you had a headache? Overall, it is estimated that almost half the population has had at least one headache in the last year. This equals to about 50% to 67% of adults between the ages of 18 and 65 world-wide have had a headache in the […]

Do You Suffer From Headaches? Here’s How Roper PT Can ...

Carolina Breast Friends was the vision of Kristy Adams-Ebel, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32. She established the nonprofit in 2003 as a way to unite women in all stages of breast cancer survival together. Adams-Ebel lost her battle with breast cancer in 2006, but Carolina Breast […]

Helping Our Neighbors in Need at the Pink House

March 11th to 17th was National Sleep Awareness Week and Roper Physical Therapy wants our patients to examine their sleep habits! As we say in our mission, we recognize the 5 pentagons of wellness: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects that must be addressed for long-term healing and on-going wellness” […]

Sleep and Wellness

Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT opened her private practice in 2003 and has served over 25 years as a licensed physical therapist. In pursuit of combining traditional physical therapy with alternative modalities for the treatment of pain and dysfunction, she became an expert myofascial release practitioner completing her training under John […]

15 Years of Roper PT!

We just added a Pinterest page! Pinterest is known as a place to find recipes, clothing, house decorating ideas, and getting lost for several hours while at your computer. (No? Just me?) But, Pinterest is also a great way to organize all of our Roper Physical Therapy information, videos, and […]

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While the holiday season brings twinkling lights, events with family and friends, carols, and decorations into our lives, it often brings new stresses as well. In order to manage this stress, during the season and other times throughout the year, Roper Physical Therapy suggests you try meditation. Meditation has been […]

Learning About the Benefits of Meditation In the Post-Holiday Season

What is inflammation in the body and what causes it? Naturally, inflammation is part of the body’s healing process. It occurs when one suffers from an injury, infection, or due to certain foods like sugar. All of this is normal. However, when a person eats too many inflammatory foods, they […]

Looking at How Sugar Affects Your Health

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About 400,000 middle-aged and older Americans a year have meniscus surgery. One problem: There’s no evidence that it’s worth it. Source: Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular , NY Times, August 3, 2016 Before a drug can be marketed, it has to go through rigorous testing to show it is […]

Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular

Source: An Emotion We All Need More of ByElizabeth Bernstein  Updated March 21, 2016 4:45 p.m. ET Hope springs eternal in the human breast. Or does it? Research shows it’s a crucial element of our physical and mental well-being. People who have a higher level of hope have healthier habits: […]

An Emotion We All Need More of