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Patient Testimonials

  • No more jaw pain while eating. The strengths at the clinic are the therapist’s knowledge on the condition and the possible causes!

    - Sean D.
  • The most positive changes since starting PT is being able to resume normal activities and regain strength and function of my left hip. They were very punctual, willing to thoroughly answer all questions, very supportive and encouraging. They explained the exercises in a clear way and what the benefits are for strengthening. I’m so impressed with all the staff at Full Potential!

    - Linda D.
  • I have greater strength and ability to use my arm, and also improved sleep! Full Potential’s strength is that they are genuinely caring. My therapists listened to me and worked with me to achieve results. They were as excited about my progress as I was!

    - Tamela E.
  • Since starting PT, I have returned to normal functions without pain or discomfort—chewing, talking, yawning. Full Potential provided stellar care from every team member. They gave excellent training from knowledge of condition to home exercise program!

    - Deb K.
  • When I came in, I was experiencing leakage whenever I ran, jumped, and sneezed due to postpartum pelvic floor weakness. I was able to run today without any problems. The exercises have been working and I can feel the improved control and strength of my pelvic floor. I was always greeted by name. My PT made the experience comfortable. She was very knowledgeable and friendly and handled a delicate issue with professionalism.

    - C.H.
  • When I first came to Full Potential, I was struggling with bladder leakage. I would plan where to go and park so I could use the bathroom before I would continue with my day. After my therapy, I no longer feel like I plan, I just continue with my day. Laughing, sneezing and coughing are no longer an issue for me. I was so impressed at how kind everyone was. Everyone was so helpful when you ask a question. Amanda made the whole experience so comfortable. I so enjoyed having her as my PT. Her knowledge of my condition was so appreciated.

    - C.G.
  • I now have my full range of motion and strength back, so I can now carry on a full and functional life! The entire staff is very positive and friendly. Amanda was able to get me back to a full range of motion and with the help of the support staff, I have gotten my strength back as well. This has been the best physical therapy I have ever had!

    - Kevin C.
  • The exercises that were taught to me gave me the relief from pain that I’ve dealt with for over 3 years! I believe the best quality was in taking plenty of time with me to adequately instruct the importance of how the pain occurs and how to prevent it from starting.

    Five Stars all around!!!

    - Mark A.
  • My hips and legs are stronger. My balance has improved so much! Everyone here is very friendly and kind. There is a level of professionalism I haven’t seen before at a Physical Therapist clinic. The staff treated me with respect and worked very well with my limitations!

    - Scott L.
  • I came to Physical Therapy for my neck pain that was caused by stress. I didn’t even realize I was in so much pain, I was just living with it and I thought it was normal! When I was seen by my doctor, he recommenced I come here to ease the pain I was having. I knew I had to cut back on the pain relievers I was taking, but I didn’t know how. Now, I have cut back a tremendous amount since coming to therapy. I never dreaded coming here because I always knew I’d feel better after coming. Every time I came, I learned something new and I always do those things at home when I feel pain coming on.

    I definitely recommend people who are in pain to not live that way. I don’t have one negative thing to say about Full Potential. Every one here is so friendly and always has a smile on their face.

    - Marilyn M.​
  • I have greatly strengthened muscle groups in the thighs, calves, and back to erase SI pain and pain from multiple tears in upper thighs from climbing up and down steep hills. Full Potential is a GREAT institution!!

    Full Potential has excellent therapists who care and progress at a steady pace. They have excellent equipment to facilitate healing and build strength. All of the staff was kind and supportive. Thank you!

    - Annette R.
  • Since coming to Full Potential, I have an increased range of motion and my strength has increased as well. When I came to Full Potential, my Physical Therapist presented as very professional, knowledgeable, and skilled. He took the time to answer my questions and he applied treatment that was focused on helping my body heal at an appropriate pace.

    All the staff in the office with whom I interacted with were attentive to my needs and seemed genuinely interested in my success. There was a positive atmosphere created by respect and the right amount of humor. Thank you Full Potential!

    - Sharon P
  • The biggest and most positive change for me has been my progress with walking. I’ve had so much trouble with walking properly and now I’m able to get to and from class with little pain. Also, I was able to actually play volleyball which I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to do. I also am able to go up and down the stairs. This is something I thought I wouldn’t be able to do, now I am doing it with ease.

    I think all of the faculty does a great job at explaining what they expect from the patients. They are all so welcoming and understanding of the pain that I feel. They don’t ever push me to an extremely painful point, but I do feel like I’m being pushed every time I come in. I love the entire staff here! Thank you all very much for everything! I am grateful I came to Full Potential!

    - Jocelyn E.
  • My range of motion has greatly improved! I am able to do my normal life with out difficulty or pain. I’ve gotten my life back! I always feel cared for and heard when I am feeling pain or I’m not able to do an activity. Mari and Rae are both great to work with and they helped me so much. Thank you!

    - Melanie P.
  • Deb-S

    At Full Potential, after a knee replacement, I worked with Dr. Carrie Metevia and Joel Flenniken. Carrie and Joel provided me with all the “why” of what the therapy, exercises and continued homework strategies would accomplish. The continued exercises provided the strength to recover what surgery had undone. And after it was done, I could hop. I couldn’t before knee replacement, and now the hop is back. Every person I met – from desk to table, was a positive encounter. It was a good journey back.

    - Deb S.
  • Since starting physical therapy, I have much less limping and pain. I now know how to keep myself from the pain I was having and have exercises to do so. I also have stretches that help at home. The staff at Full Potential are all nice and caring people. I got the feeling that they really care about my improvement. The office staff is always friendly and I felt like I could call with any issue I had or will have in the future. Thank you!

    - Kathleen K.
  • Since starting physical therapy, I have found hope that the chronic pain and tightness can and will get better as well as discovering that motion is a positive thing and not a frustrating thing. There are days when my ankle hardly hurts and I have found increased mobility and flexibility in my neck, shoulder, and ankle.

    Full Potential is committed to resolving issues. They provide a hands on therapy (I have been to PT’s who do not do manual therapy) and they genuinely care. They are always friendly and never judgmental. They are really, really nice people that I now consider friends.

    - Kathryn B.
  • The biggest change has been that I have been able to understand my pain issue and how it occurred. I have been able to work with the staff to leave optimal strengthening and foot placement and stay aware of what I am doing and CAN do to help myself.

    The staff is extremely professional and personable. They communicate what you need to understand and make sure your questions are answered.

    - Al R.
  • I had extreme pain in my left shoulder. It limited my ability to do anything but small tasks and could not sleep due to the pain. Through the efforts of Carrie and Joel, my pain is gone. I can do anything and am sleeping again! They did a GREAT job!

    Carrie massaged ‘a million’ major (& small) knots out of my shoulder muscles and Joel helped me immensely through exercise. They were both very knowledgeable and knew just what to do to help me. THANK YOU!”

    - Kathy S.
  • I have significantly less neck and back pain when I sleep. Luke is a good listener, patient, he explains things really well, and he worked to understand my body and provide accurate treatments, and he also communicated with the PTA’s very well. The PTA’s were kind, clear, and good coaches. The front desk is organized, clear, and kind. The facility is clean, well organized, maintained, and well layed out. All aspects of the clinic worked as a great team!

    Scott C.

    - Scott C.
  • My center and lower back feel a lot more fluid and elastic, instead of stiff and sore. I can do housework, walking and jogging, and other physical activities without pain! I’m looking forward to going back to my exercise routine.

    Everyone is extremely nice and welcoming! They have been flexible with my hectic work schedule. I feel like I can call any time and get the help I need. Luke is phenomenal! He is extremely knowledgeable, kind, and professional. Joel has been great too. He offers helpful advice in helping to do my exercises properly.

    - Frances C.
  • I can use my hands again and with little to no pain! I have gained both strength and flexibility and am able to do most of what I could do before my injury (and Jack has his work cut out for him since my injury occurred 8 months before I started PT.)

    My experience here was fabulous! Diane and Veronica always greeted me by name and with a smile. They are professional and friendly! The facility is always clean – waiting rooms and gym. There were never any issues with insurance/billing, scheduling was easy and I love the “text” reminders. Jack, Diane, and Veronica area all good for the soul, too! Morgan as well!

    - Amy P.
  • I was in a lot of pain and dizzy, but now I am in a significant less amount of pain with no cramping and experience no dizziness.

    - lots of pain, dizziness Now significantly less pain
  • With instructions for exercises and in house exercise, I was helped to walk steadily. At home instruction exercises to maintain and increase strength. I appreciated the encouragement.

    - I received instructions for home use.
  • I am pleased with my results. (Full Potential) challenged me to reach for progress and was excellent in teaching me both about my problem and techniques to relieve it. Though ice and heat have become my friends, I feel better than I have in a very long time. Thanks so much…for your dedication.

    - I am pleased with my results.
  • When I was walking, stair climbing, or getting in and out of car, I was in pain!  I was ready to get a handicapped sticker for my car but now I park anywhere, walk anywhere and even attempt a few stairs.

    - I was in pain!
  • Prior to my sessions I experienced extreme pain walking, climbing stairs, dressing, and bending over. After my treatment I am completely pain free and back to my normal physical activities. I have no need for Advil or other medications. I would say that I feel stronger in my core after learning the proper exercises.

    - Prior to my sessions I experienced extreme pain walking
  • I understand now how stress and motherhood have affected my well-being and feel confident that I can manage it, thanks to the time spent with the group at (Full Potential).

    - I understand now how stress and motherhood have affected
  • I was stiff, in painand unable to do activities. PT helped me to regain strength, flexibility and provided me better quality of life. I now perform my activities with less pain and stiffness. They gave me knowledge of what causes the symptoms and how to respond.

    - I was stiff, painful and unable to do activities.
  • I had a lack of flexibility in ankles, pain in my right foot, hip and lower back. Now, my leg and foot are much straighter, my hips are stronger; my ankles are both more flexible.

    - Lack of flexibility in ankles, pain in rt foot, hip and lower back.
  • I was limping because of pain in my right ankle and because of favoring my ankle it was beginning to affect my opposite hip.  Now, I feel like I have made some real progress.  I am walking very normally and can hardly tell I’ve injured my ankle.

    - Constant limping!
  • I was having chronic heel pain  Now, it’s improving and I have ways to decrease my pain and increase mobility now.

    - I was having chronic heal pain.
  • My foot was run over by a forklift, so I couldn’t walk or put any weight on left foot. Now, I am able to play basketball on a weekly basis.  I can also make it through an 8 hour day without my foot being in extreme pain.

    - foot was run over by a forklift so I couldn’t walk
  • I had weakness and moderate pain in right foot as a result of bunion surgery. Now, I am much stronger and have less discomfort in ankle and foot.

    - weakness and moderate pain in right foot..
  • I was having constant foot pain whether sitting, standing, walking, working out, etc. Now, my pain is minimal and at times non-existent. No pattern as to when it does flare up.

    - Almost constant foot pain whether sitting..
  • I had extreme pain walking, inflammation and swelling of achilles tendon. Now, (Full Potential) provided immediate relief on my first visit. He explored the cause of my pain and treated it. He also made a modification to my shoe for better support.

    - extreme pain walking, inflammation and swelling
  • I was very stiff and sore and I couldn’t walk well.  Now, I  can move easily, with not much pain anymore, back to normal. I would suggest to anyone in pain to come here.

    - very stiff and sore, couldn’twalk well
  • I was having difficulties running and participating in cross country and track due to pain. Now, I’m able to run-pain free!  I’ve never been faster and I’m now one of the top runners on the team.

    - I was having difficulties running and participating
  • I had swelling and pain in the shin area. I wasn’t able to stand for long periods without needing rest. Now, it’s gotten much better! I have been doing many stretches and strengthening exercises that have really improved the swelling and pain.

    - swelling and pain in the shin area,
  • I had a broken ankle with a plate and screws. I had a lot of limitations with mobility and could not walk independently.  My condition has improved very much.  I feel that I”ve made great progress getting as close to normal as possible.  Katie was wonderful to work with. She is very knowledgeable, effective and personable.

    - I had a broken ankle with a plate and screws.
  • I had a very swollen ankle that was weak and would roll easily doing any kind of activity. Now, the swelling has gone down by a lot and the ankle feels great.  Even when I roll it now, it doesn’t hurt and does not swell up.

    - Swollen ankle
  • I was unable to walk due to bunion surgery on left foot and left gastroc release. Now, I have mobility in my left big toe, gaining strength in left calf, and progressive correction of imbalances in right and left hip areas.

    - unable to walk due to bunion surgery on left foot and left
  • Before, my left thigh was numb, my calves were tight, my toes rigid, my legs and feet tingled. Now, my left thigh is not numb, calves are looser, ankles can bend (my toes too!) and there is little tingling.

    - my left thigh was numb, my calves were tight,
  • I had pain in my feet and right thigh that were causing balance problems. Now, I am doing very well, I don’t have pain in my right thigh and feet are doing better as is balance. Everyone is so helpful and all the staff treat everyone with kindness and courtesy.

    - Pain in both feet and right thigh, balance problems.
  • My knee would hurt after dancing and walking. Now, my knee pain is few and far between, back to dancing and loving it!

    - knee hurt after dancing and walking
  • I had a right knee replacement that restrained me to no movement or walking. Now, I am able to walk and have good movement without pain.

    - right knee replacement-no movement
  • Since my car accident in 1998, limitations ongoing.  I had knee pain while sleeping, stiffness, pain, swelling, ache. Now, improved from exercises and therapy!! Stronger and more flexible; not as much pain & discomfort; only awaken a couple of times since therapy started.

    - since car accident in 1998, limitations ongoing.
  • I couldn’t run without pain, hips hurt and were always sore throughout the day. Now my hips don’t hurt all the time and if they do, it’s only a little bit.  I can also run without any major pain.

    - couldn’t run without pain and hips hurt..
  • I was unable to run or walk. Going up and down stairs was impossible! Even sitting and getting up were painful! I am now able to go about daily life without pain. I take walks every day and am able to run short distances. I’ve been educated about the cause of my knee pain and given the exercises to help relieve the pain.  I am confident that I can now maintain a pain free walk/run lifestyle because of the treatment and education from Full Potential.

    - I was unable to run or walk.
  • I was unable to turn my head at all without pain and headaches. I could not eat a full meal without causing too much pain. I can now turn my head reasonably without pain and dizziness. I can eat a lot more. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. They go the extra mile to figure out the problem and find a solution.

    - TMJ
  • I was hardly working out and was in pain almost all day. I had trouble with simple tasks, such as caring for my children, sitting in meetings, and sleeping due to pain. I can now do all of these things with much less pain.

    - Hardly working out
  • I was having difficulty walking from the pain and lack of mobility n right quad. Now, I no longer have pain in my leg and I have restored mobility.

    - difficulty walking from the pain and lack of mobility
  • I injured my knee running and could not run at all after injury. Also, walking, mowing and going downstairs aggravated it.  Now, with Full Potential’s help, my knee feels great and I have been able to run.

    - Knee Injury
  • I went through ACL reconstruction, which limited me. After physical therapy, I have gained strength and ROM. I became a lot more functional as compared to before.  I feel confident in my abilities to stand for long periods and beginning physical activity for exercise again.

    - ACL reconstruction Now gained strength and ROM.
  • My leg was very weak and I always had several sore muscles. My  hamstring was limited in its range of motion and very weak. Now, I have regained motion in my right leg and my hamstring has become stronger.

    - leg was very weak and always had several sore muscles.
  • Before starting Physical Therapy, I had a lot of pain in my leg, especially after activity. After PT, I have more overall body strength and confidence with minimal-no pain with all activities.

    - Before PT, After PT
  • I could not run, barely walk without my hip sending a painful shock. Now,  I don’t ever feel the shock anymore.  I am running again and my hip is not a weakness anymore.

    - I could not run, barely walk without my hip sending..
  • I was lurching grotesquely rather than walking.  I had a severe pelvic tilt. Hips were always stiff and uncomfortable. Now, my condition has changed-absolutely!! I am much stronger, my gait is noticeable improved. I can do exercises I never thought I could.  Best of all, I feel much more knowledgeable about my muscular structure.  Full Potential is a fine operation.

    - I was lurching grotesquely rather than walking.
  • Due to a new hip (replacement) I was very restricted in movement, I was limping and scar area was very sore. Now, I am so much improved, my gait has improved, I can turn my foot inward and have no pain now. Every day I feel more improved with exercises and I am sure I will continue to improve because of physical therapy and Full Potential’s care.

    - Due to a new hip (replacement) I was very restricted in movement
  • I had a sharp pain in the top right part of my hip. It hurt whenever I attempted to run. It hurt whenever I ran. Now, I can run without any pain. The sharp pain went away.

    - I had a sharp pain in the top right part of my hip.
  • Stiffness and muscle weakness due to trauma to the hip/pelvis area. Now, I am much more free in my hip and pelvis areas.  I am now walking without crutches and without any limp.  My stride is back to normal, and my posture is better than before I was injured.

    - Stiffness and muscle weakness due to trauma…
  • I was having pain in my thigh. I had limitations bending, sitting, standing, walking steps, in/out of car. Now, my pain reduced, mobility has significantly improved as well as walking, sitting, in/out of car.

    - pain in thigh, limitations bending, sitting, standing, walking steps, in/out of car.
  • I was having hip pain – it was hard to drag leg around sometimes-intense inner hip pain.  Now, (Full Potential) “dug” until they found the root of the pain and didn’t’ give up… used a holistic approach and helped me get tests & evaluations that prior PT”s didn’t. Thanks to their healing hands & suggestions, I can move freely and know how to maintain my back/hip.  I’m walking better, in much less pain and hopeful for an active life.

    - hip pain-hard to drag leg around sometimes-intense inner hip pain
  • I couldn’t run or do much physical activity without hip pain. Now, I no longer have pain when running or doing other exercises.

    - I couldn’t run or do much physical activity without hip pain.
  • I was in a lot of pain, uneven stature, achiness, not able to exercise normally. Now, my pain has decreased, I am back to exercising (using caution and common sense, more mobility in general.

    - lot of pain, uneven stature, achiness,
  • My neck and hip was very stiff and sore, painful. A lot of tingling or achiness. Now, I am in much less pain in neck and shoulder, some mild tingling only when overdue, sleep is much better.

    - neck and hip was very stiff and sore…
  • I had pain in my lower back and right hip. Now, my pain is eliminated and I learned how to achieve left side to reduce right hip issues

    - pain in lower back and right hip…
  • I had a lot of lower back pain and numbness in my leg and was having difficulty walking. The pain and numbness is gone. I can now walk and do every day activities with little or no pain.

    - intense pain in right hip and lower back
  • I was having pain walking, lying on side, to the touch, heat & inflammation in hip, thigh leg. Now, I have far less extensive pain of thigh, butt and only a little pain in hip. Much greater flexibility.  Far less heat in the hip. Able to walk and I am able to climb stairs more easily.

    - Pain walking, lying on side, to the touch
  • I have a very tight, painful gluteal area, with pain down my leg. Now, I have complete mobility without pain when exercising and daily activities.

    - very tight, painful gluteal area, with pain down my leg
  • I was unable to sleep due to pain in my hip. Now, my hip has greatly improved. I am able to sleep without constant pain.  I have strengthened my core and continue to exercise.

    - I was unable to sleep due to pain in my hip..
  • I had intense pain in the left side of my pelvic area. Now, the pain has decreased to a point where I no longer need PT help as of now, however, if pain occurs again I will ask my doctor to see Full Potential again.

    - HOME PAGE
  • I had hip/buttock pain due to tear in disc in low back.  Constant pain with walking, feeling insecure with hip. Full Potential was very helpful and helped me find exercises I could do to strengthen and reduce pain to the area.  Although the pain is still there most of the time, I definitely have better days and can work on my exercises to fix the problem before it gets worse!  Thanks a ton, Full Potential!!

    - hip/buttock pain due to tear in disc in low back.
  • I was limping and walking was painful. Now, My hip is freed up and I can walk again!

    - hip
  • I was only able to walk about 2 min before getting a pain in my back.  When I sat in the chair with my legs out, it went numb after a few seconds. Now, I am now able to walk a very long distance before I feel any pain. I can also sit in the recliner chair for 15 mins before my leg gets numb.  Everyday gets better. I highly recommend Full Potential!!

    - I was only able to walk about 2 min before..
  • I wasn’t able to walk very far for very long when I first came to Full Potential. Now, my walking is just fine. Thank you so very much.

    - thank you
  • I had a sharp pain in lower back when I first came for physical therapy. Now,  I am doing 95% better and am well pleased with Full Potential.  They did an excellent job for me.

    - sharp pain in lower back when I first came for physical therapy..
  • My lower back hurt from my elevated hip that also affected my leg. After Full Potential,  I no longer have lower back pain and leg pain.

    - my lower back hurt from my elevated..
  • I had a painful shoulder and no strength. Now, I am much better and able to reduce pain with exercises. Also, the relief in my back has been life changing.  Thanks!

    - painful shoulder and no strength…
  • I was unable to sit for any period of time and was extremely tight in legs and back. When I started I could only sit 15-20 minutes.  Now,I’m good for 2-3 hours. Bending forward when I stand only got me to the top of my knees. I recently improved to touch my toes.

    - Unable to sit for any period of time,..
  • My back/neck were in serious pain after a car accident. Now, after learning new stretches and techniques I am now able to better manage my pain.

    - my back/neck were in serious pain after a car accident
  • I had trouble reaching below my knees while bending,  severe pain in my right hip/pelvis. I was not able to lift/swing my right leg to get into my truck without using my arms to lift it. Now, I am able to bend over and touch my ankles, get in/out of my truck quite normally now.

    - I had trouble reaching below my knees while bending,
  • I was unable to lift much at all, bending was awful, pain even while standing. Now, I haveincreased strengthening and mobility, greater range of motion and better body mechanics and posture.

    - unable to lift much at all, bending was awful
  • I had a hard time walking upstairs without pain when putting weight on left leg-also painful rising from seated position. Now, I feel back to normal, no pain, a little stiffness after sitting for a while. I walk up steps normally-no limping!

    - hard walking upstairs without pain..
  • I had significant pain with movement and at rest, sleep interrupted. Now, no pain. occasional tenderness usually related to sitting position. Most significant:  looking on PT as LEARNING, not as a cure in itself, learning approximate PT stretches and attention to posture etc.

    - significant pain with movement and at rest..
  • I had limited mobility. My lower back, left hip to toe had sharp pain as I increased walking, standing after back surgery. Now, therapy has helped build the strength I need in my core to support my body correctly.  I no longer experience daily pain. BJ has given me the “tools” I”ve needed to continue leading a healthier lifestyle that will eliminate any future back issues.  The sessions were always informative and beneficial.  This was the best P.T. I”ve ever received. Thank you!!

    - limited mobility, lower back, left hip to toe had sharp pain…
  • I had herniated disk, arthritis, and narrowing of the spine.  Had back surgery-fusion-couldn’t do much.  Now, I started back to work 4 hrs a day and am up to 8 hrs now with 30lb limit. Not much pain now, just minor stiffness.

    - had herniated disk, arthritis, narrowing of the spine.
  • I had strong lower back pain which made me unable to sleep, sit, stand for long periods of time. My pain was sometimes really extreme, not sleeping, hard to work. Now, I am much more flexible with a large range of motion, pain level is manageable, and I am sleeping better, my attitude is also much more pleasant.

    - I had strong lower back pain which made me unable to sleep
  • I had pain in lower back that limited movement and extended to legs at times. Full Potential has helped me correct some asymmetry in my core, showed me ex’s to strengthen my core. I can see direct impact with ex.

    - pain in lower back that limited movement
  • I could not hold much of anything and had very little strength and much pain and discomfort. Now, both of my hands have equal strength now and that is so good.  I have more flexibility and mobility in both hands and arms than I have for years.  I stand taller and feel so much better that everyone around me has noticed and commented.

    - I could not hold much of anything
  • I had to stop swimming due to the state of my shoulders, the pain was very intense. Now, my condition has absolutely changed, I have full range of motion again with only a small amount of ache remaining in my right shoulder. The exercises are helping to get rid of this however.

    - I had to stop swimming due to the state of my shoulders
  • (Had) arm, wrist pain-tightness in pecks and shoulders (Now) my wrist pain is completely gone. I have learned the stretching needed to eliminate the pain and muscle strengthening to avoid future problems.  Thanks!

    - arm, wrist pain-tightness in pecks and shoulders
  • I was in pain and had stiffness, lack of mobility, lack of strength in left hand, arm, shoulder and neck. Now, I am seeing a major improvement in mobility, control, strength and flexibility in neck, shoulder, arm and left hand. Still have some pain in left wrist and lack of grip strength in left hand and fingers.

    - pain, stiffness, lack of mobility..
  • I was in constant pain in my right wrist and was limited to do any work. Now, most of my is pain gone, can work, I know what to do to gain 100% healing.

    - Constant pain right wrist, limited to do any work.
  • I had elbow replacement surgery; extremely limited use of left arm. Now, I almost have complete use gained back; pain is gone and other than the need to build up my strength, there are no limitations. Full Potential did amazing work and I give them all the credit for getting my arm back and encouraging me.

    - elbow replacement surgery
  • I went from almost constant pain in my left elbow to where it is now almost nonexistent. I also gained knowledge in how to avoid (or lessen) future flareups.

    - I went from almost constant pain in my left
  • I had significant improvement in three months…my right hand and wrist were very limited in their use, but now I have very significant functional use. I’ll need to improve strength but the exercises given to me to do at home will maintain, and hopefully, improve the progress I have made. The environment and friendliness at Full Potential are first-rate.

    - HOME PAGE
  • I had severe pain in my shoulder going into head. Now, headache is gone and significant improvement in pain.  I can do a lot more now since I came to physical therapy.

    - I had severe pain in my shoulder going into head
  • I had a fractured humorous bone in a sling following surgery to insert a plate. Therapy has been extremely helpful. I learned to use my arm again. I will continue with the therapy at home. I couldn’t have done this without the wonderful therapist.

    - fractured humorous bone in a sling following
  • I had a sharp pain with certain movements and limited arm lifting/reaching and dull pain at times in upper arm. Now, I have tremendous improvement with movements and no or much less pain.

    - sharp pain with certain movements and limited
  • I had pretty constant shoulder/arm pain and could not sleep on my side. Sleep was interrupted often due to pain. Now, my shoulder pain is much improved. I’m sleeping through the night without pain. If I don’t put pressure/weight on the area, I’m comfortable!  Thanks!

    - I had pretty constant shoulder/arm pain and could not sleep on my side.
  • My upper right shoulder/neck and lower back was stiff and in pain, as well as my knee.  Now, my right shoulder zero pain, minimal stiffness in back. I have found my abdominal muscles! It feels great to be able to stabilize my core.

    - upper right shoulder/neck and lower back stiffness and pain
  • I was in constant pain in my left shoulder; experienced sharp pain when raising arm; had difficulty with dressing. Now, I am now able to do almost everything with little or no pain. I have full range of motion again.

    - Had almost constant pain in left shoulder
  • I had torn my rotator cuff and had limited movement after surgery.  Now, I have both motion and strength back after therapy.  Full Potential worked carefully with my shoulder and taught me exercises for home.  With a few exceptions I’m as good as new!  Thanks, you made it fun and successful.

    - I had torn my rotator cuff and had limited movement after surgery.
  • Before Physical Therapy I couldn”t lift or do much with my left shoulder due to pain. After therapy, the pain has decreased and I barely have limitations.

    - Before Physical Therapy I couldn”t lift or do much with
  • I had severe TMJ, causing severe headaches. It hurt to eat, talk, and sleeping was uncomfortable. Lots of jaw pain. I am now able to eat without pain.  I have not had a headache since I started! Sleeping is more comfortable as well as talking.

    - severe TMJ, causing severe headaches.
  • I had headaches, some dizziness, clogged sinuses. Since Physical Therapy, I have seen a dramatic change, I know exactly what I need to do to “turn off” muscles and do the right exercises.

    - headaches, some dizziness, clogged sinuses (Now) dramatic change
  • My jaw was locked for 3 days when I first went in, it was hard to chew, brush my teeth and I couldn’t open very far. Now, my jaw is almost completely unlocked, easier to chew, brush my teeth and I can open my mouth wider.

    - my jaw was locked for 3 days when I first went in,
  • I was having jaw and neck pain. Since Physical Therapy, I have much less jaw pain….down to a dull, very manageable ache and I have “tools” to help me relax it.  Full Potential has healing hands!!

    - jaw and neck pain (Now) Much less jaw pain….
  • I would get headaches constantly and my neck was very tight.  Now, I rarely get headaches now and I feel a lot looser than it has felt before.

    - I would get headaches constantly and my neck was very tight.
  • I was having a lot of back, neck and leg pain. Difficultly sleeping.  Now, I can move and sleep a lot better.

    - A lot of back, neck and leg pain.
  • Both of my jaw joints had been sore, mainly on my right side and the pain increased with movement and chewing. I now do not have continuous pain in my jaw joint anymore and have much greater mobility.  I am able to chew soft foods now with no or little pain.

    - both of my jaw joints had been sore, mainly on my right side
  • I was in a lot of  pain; headaches, jaw aches. Now, I feel great!!

    - pain, headaches, jaw aches (Now) feel great!
  • My neck and hip was very stiff and sore, painful. A lot of tingling & achiness. Much less pain in neck and shoulder, some mild tingling only when overdue, sleep is much better.

    - neck and hip was very stiff and sore, painful.
  • I was not able to open mouth due to jaw stiffness. Now, my stiffness is gone and I am able to open my mouth.

    - not able to open mouth due to jaw stiffness
  • I had pain when using my jaw with eating, yawning and talking. Now, I have no pain anymore, just a little stiffness every once in a while.

    - pain when using jaw with eating
  • I had pain in my shoulder/neck that were causing headaches due to stiff neck muscles. Now, I don’t have pain anymore.

    - Pain in shoulder/neck, headaches due to stiff neck muscles
  • I feel a lot better; head is almost always better. Back pain and neck are more relaxed. Work, home, and personally happier with the way I feel.

    - I feel a lot better; head is almost always better
  • I was having pain when opening my mouth and difficulty eating.  I could barely put a toothbrush in my mouth in the AM.  Now, I no longer am aware of my jaw 24/7.  I can do the things I used to take for granted – tooth brushing, eating, speaking.

    - pain when opening my mouth and difficulty eating.
  • Before Therapy, I had headaches and it was hard to concentrate, daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or later. After Therapy, my headaches are less frequent (every 1 – 2 days), not as strong, and last for about three hours.

    - (Before therapy had) headaches, hard to concentrate
  • I was dizzy every day for almost two months. Now, ever since I came to therapy her I’ve been great-no more dizziness and I can do things better.

    - I was dizzy every day for almost..
  • Very dizzy and off-balance. I felt very nauseous and couldn’t bend down or make many movements. (Now) the dizziness is pretty much gone. No nausea. I can do normal things again. The exercises I can do at home are great. Thank you!

    - Very dizzy and off-balance. I felt very nauseous…
  • I can feel improvement with balance! I wish I could continue my work (at Full Potential).

    - I can feel improvement with balance…
  • I learned that supporting the core is key! I also learned that I had a major tendency to use my neck muscles for everything thus causing headaches. My experiences was extremely beneficial; I only wish I had learned all of this sooner.

    - I learned that supporting the core is key…
  • I increased my working ability. I now can return to my work. Made my legs stronger. Improved my balance. I was very pleased with all the staff.

    - I increased my working ability…
  • Full Potential therapists were very nice and caring. They work with you and they are understanding. I had a good time with them.

    - Full Potential therapists were…
  • I had pain in left leg, hard to bend and lift. Now, I have full movement of leg.

    - pain in left leg…
  • I could hardly walk. Now, my heel is so much better. I LOVE Full Potential! Every one is wonderful! Everyone here has been great. Thanks soooo much!

    - I could hardly walk…
  • I had ankle tendinitis making walking and moving painful. Now, my ankle has returned to normal with no pain from walking or moving.  Also, was shown how to stretch properly to prevent in the future.

    - Ankle tendinitis making walking…
  • I had a sprained ankle,  swelling and lack of motion. Now, swelling gone down, motion back & strength in foot.

    - sprained ankle, swelling and lack…
  • I had a fractured tibia/ankle. Now, I’m getting use of my ankle and it has returned with strengthening.

    - fractured tibia/ankle…
  • I had a pain in my ankle, shin and knee left leg, very swollen left foot. Now, swelling and pain is much less, foot is almost normal, range of motion has greatly improved.

    - pain in ankle, shin and knee left leg…
  • My strength was very weak in my leg and a good amount of pain in my knee doing everyday activities. Now, I have gained a good amount of strength throughout my knee and leg. I have little limitation when working out now and feel like I have improved greatly.  Couldn’t have asked for better!  Thanks!

    - my strength was very weak…
  • I had lots of pain and difficulty bending knee and walking-very stiff.  Now, I have minimal pain, good flexibility, minimal stiffness, walking good.

    - lots of pain and difficulty bending…
  • I couldn’t work due to knee surgery. Now, I have quad strength, hamstring strength with no pain.

    - couldn’t work due to knee surgery…
  • I had trouble turning, going up and down ladder and stairs. Now, going up and down stairs like normal people do.

    - trouble turning, going up…
  • My knee is no longer giving out. My walk is more even and I am developing better balance and strength in my muscles.

    - My knee is no longer giving out..
  • I had hip tightness and I was unable to climb stairs without pain. Now, I am able to climb and bound up stairs without any pain.  I’m amazed at how far I’ve come in such a short time.  Thanks Full Potential – I’ve got my life back.

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  • I had back, hips and knee/leg pain. Now, I am able to move much more freely and with less discomfort.

    - back, hips and knee/leg pain…
  • I had stiffness and some sharp pain in right hip. Now, I have more flexibility and strength, less discomfort.  I have overall relief and much less anxiety about the condition.

    - stiffness and some sharp pain in right…
  • I had muscle deficiencies-right leg was more developed. IT band on left leg was tight. Now, I would say there is a better balance. It is more clear how to prevent this type of injury.

    - I had muscle deficiencies-right leg…
  • Work was hard for me due to my mid-back pain; I very rarely get that pain anymore and if it comes I know what to do to calm it down. I also love to walk and walking was painful due to my left hip. I don’t have that pain anymore. However, due to being 7 1/2 months pregnant, walking is getting increasingly difficult!

    - Work was hard for me due to my…
  • I had shooting pain down my leg. Now, my pain is just about gone – I am able to move better without the pain.

    - shooting pain down leg…
  • I had back pain, stiffness, electrical shocks down to feet, muscle pain in back. Now, I have more movement, improved range of motion, less stiffness, able to ride bike and be more active!! Great results as usual!

    - back pain, stiffness, electrical shocks down…
  • I had back pain, sciatica, not sleeping, pain most of the time, rotated, one leg shorter. Now, I’m able to sleep better, also pain free most of the time.  Jack has given me clear instructions on the exercises.  I’m able to “fix” the problem without having to schedule more appointments.

    - back pain, sciatica, not sleeping, pain most of the time, rotated…
  • I was in horrible, constant pain and dizziness. Now, the sciatic pain is almost non-existent, dizziness very minimal and I know what to do if it becomes an issue.

    - was in horrible, constant pain and dizziness…
  • I am very happy with the therapy results I’ve seen. When I came in, I was having problems with my sciatic for about six weeks. Through therapy, I was able to learn many exercises which have really helped me and will continue to help through life. Full Potential is doing a GREAT job!

    - I am very happy with the…
  • I had back pain with sitting, standing, and driving. Now, I have very little or no back pain and if pain or stiffness does occur, I know how to relieve it.

    - back pain with sitting, standing…
  • I had a lot of upper and lower back pain after pregnancy as well as postpartum anxiety. After physical therapy and breathing exercises, everything is so much better.

    - I had a lot of upper and lower back pain…
  • I was expecting to relieve my pain by going to Full Potential. Not only did I achieve this goal with the help of the therapist but I gained life-changing knowledge of my body and how to avoid pain in the future. The exercises worked and strengthened muscles I thought I’d never be able to do after two c-sections and three children. It inspired me to continue exercising and getting back into shape.

    - I was expecting to relieve my pain…
  • I tried chiropractic treatment which helped to a point, but had to take pain medication to complete my work day. I started physical therapy at the recommendation of my doctor. I became aware of habits that were contributing to the sciatic pain and began exercising the muscle groups that support the spine. I am now medicine free and haven’t used the ‘ol ice pack in a quite a while.

    - Tried chiropractic treatment which helped…
  • I had a burning sensation in chest extending to armpit, pain on sternum, tightness & limited range of motion on left arm. Now, I have full range of motion in left arm, burning sensation is gone, the pain on sternum is gone.

    - burning sensation in chest extending…
  • I was in extreme pain, missing sleep, couldn”t concentrate or do physical activities. My pain is almost completely gone, sleeping much better, able to concentrate on work, able to do physical activity without pain.

    - extreme pain, missing sleep…
  • I had weakness, numbness and tingling in the arm/hand, stabbing feeling in shoulder blade area. Now, my strength is returning, numbness and tingling gone, shoulder blade pain gone.

    - weakness, numbness and tingling…
  • Before, I would have sharp pains inside my shoulder blade. As of now, I am free from any imobilizing pains that occurred during the day.  I can play my saxophone.

    - before I would have sharp pains inside…
  • Have made remarkable progress. Gained great rotation, abdominal strength, proper breathing ability. Hips have also strengthened and gained more rotation. Overall program has given me great relief!

    - Have made remarkable progress…
  • I had a lot of upper and lower back pain after pregnancy as well as postpartum anxiety. After physical therapy and breathing exercises, everything is so much better.

    - I had a lot of upper and lower back pain..
  • Work was hard for me due to my mid-back pain; I very rarely get that pain anymore and if it comes I know what to do to calm it down. I also love to walk and walking was painful due to my left hip. I don”t have that pain anymore. However, due to being 7 1/2 months pregnant, walking is getting increasingly difficult!

    - Work was hard for me due to my mid-back pain..
  • When I came in, I had fractured and dislocated my elbow. After two surgeries I was (at Full Potential) for therapy. All of the staff were very comforting and very helpful. They seemed to know a lot about my injury and had many ways to help me get better. I now feel great and am back to wrestling.

    - When I came in, I had fractured…
  • I had severe limitation on wrist movement in all directions. I now have near normal flexibility. With normal use and specific exercises I expect it to continue to improve. This is my second series of physical therapy at this practice and both have been very positive. With (rheumatoid arthritis) I expect some future time I”ll need treatment on another joint. This will be my choice of where to receive treatment if needed.

    - I had severe limitation on wrist movement…
  • My doctor sent me to Full Potential after surgery on my arm for ”tennis elbow.” My range of movement was very limited when I started but (Full Potential) has gotten full movement back for me. I will recommend Full Potential to anyone who needs physical therapy.

    - My doctor sent me to Full Potential after surgery…
  • I received many good results. I strengthened my abdominals and made my shoulder much less tight. This made pitching much easier and less painful. They fixed my throwing form.

    - I received many good results..
  • I had constant ache/numbness/tingling in my neck/shoulder, up into my jaw symptoms. Now, I have dramatic improvement in my mobility, decreased pain and stiffness. I am able to sleep comfortably again and drive without limitation or pain. Thank you Full Potential!!

    - I had constant ache/numbness/tingling…
  • I couldn’t workout due to pain in shoulder and had limitations. Now, I don’t feel the pain anymore and have no limitations.

    - Could’t workout due to pain in shoulder…
  • I was experiencing shoulder and elbow pain as a result of my new-found love of road biking. I came in figuring that I”d get a couple of exercises and maybe be told to wear a brace or some such simple thing. Instead, (Full Potential) worked closely with me to show how many things are interrelated. Posture, abdominal strength, body position–things that I do all day long were impacting my experience on the bike. Over the course of a few weeks, not only was my pain greatly reduced but my general body awareness was greatly improved. My experience with PT was quite transformative.’

    - I was experiencing shoulder..
  • I was having daily pain – “grinding” feeling of neck area. Now, I have improved 90-95%, have not been needing to use ice or medicine, stretches SO helpful, visits very worthwhile.

    - daily pain – “grinding”…
  • I have no spasms in my back and (I learned) how to breathe and control them. My headaches are gone. Vince gave me exercises to prevent them.

    - I have no spasms in my back…
  • When I first arrived at Full Potential, I was experiencing numbness and tingling in my left arm, hand, and fingers. The numbness had become a constant in my life (6 weeks). I also experienced pain at the base of my neck. After working with (Full Potential) for a few weeks, the numbness and tingling were greatly diminished. My recovery was achieved through simple exercises and breathing techniques. As an added bonus, nightly leg cramps have completely disappeared!

    - When I first arrived at Full Potential…
  • I was in constant pain in my jaw/TMJ. I could not open very wide Now, oh my gosh – I can eat real (not blender soft) food-no pain at all!  So much less pain and no “clicking”.

    - constant pain in jaw/TMJ
  • I had tenderness and pain in my jaw, couldn’t play my saxophone for more than 15-20 minutes without having to stop. Now, the pain’s gone, I can play as long as I want without any pain or stiffness.

    - tenderness and pain in my jaw..
  • I had pain in jaw joint causing headaches. Now, I have no more pain or symptoms.

    - Pain in jaw joint causing headaches..
  • I came here after two years of chronic headaches and migraines which affected me every day. I had seen other doctors and tried multiple healing methods with little results. After a few weeks of physical therapy, my headaches lessened and I became less dependent on painkillers. Each week was progressively better until now when I can say I am virtually pain free for the first time in two years.’

    - I came here after two years of chronic headaches…
  • I learned that supporting the core is key! I also learned that I had a major tendency to use my neck muscles for everything thus causing headaches. My experiences was extremely beneficial; I only wish I had learned all of this sooner.

    - I learned that supporting the core is key!