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A ribbon cutting was held by the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce for Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness Monday, March 19. The physical rehabilitation center on Dyno Drive is under new ownership by Dr. Erik Larson.

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That's right, what was once called just Spooner Physical Therapy has become Spooner Physical Therapy and Wellness, INC (SPTW). There's a new logo, a new staff, a new mission statement and a new owner, and all in the same conveniently located building on the frontage road at 314 Service Road, east on Highway 70 in […]

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A friend of mine stopped by the clinic a few days ago with an article from the most recent “READERS DIGEST”. The article was titled “Avoiding Carpal Tunnel Surgery”.  What is carpal tunnel you ask? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a musculoskeletal condition in which the median nerve is compressed by a thickening of the transverse […]

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Over the past several weeks, I have seen a steady increase in injuries and strains related to golfing. When most people think of golfing they do not realize how easily one can strain themselves. However, when swinging a golf club you will use nearly every muscle in your body. Due to the right or left […]

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Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness is very proud to be the center of excellence in our community in the management of head injuries and concussions. As YOUR Doctor of Physical Therapy, my team is very well equipped to work with your athlete to prevent and treat concussions. Allow us to rehab and return […]

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As a father of children involved in athletics, coaching youth athletics and seeing countless young athletes in the clinic, I thought I would share with you a book I recently finished reading. The book is titled; Sports Without Pressure; A Guide for Parents and Coaches of Young Athletes. The book written by Eric Margenau , […]

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Do you or anyone you know suffer from either arthritis or bursitis? Chances are many of my readers or someone you know has dealt with or currently is experiencing these very debilitating conditions. Many people can be frustrated at the annoying pain and loss in quality of life caused by these conditions.  Most people think […]

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Whether it is our favorite athlete on TV, family member or friend, most of us have all heard of or have seen someone suffer an ACL injury. The ACL is clinically defined as; the anterior cruciate ligament. The ACL is the ligament in the knee that connects and stabilizes the Femur or long thigh bone […]

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Recently, I have seen an increase of cases in the clinic classified as a vestibular disorder, and more specifically; Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). OK, I know big words right? What does this mean and how does one seek relief? Vertigo can be as simple as feeling unsteady or off balance but can also present […]

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This recent warm weather has turned me and many of my reader’s attention toward the yard and garden season!  While gardening is a fantastic hobby and very rewarding, the next few weeks will flood my office with people who pulled a muscle rather than the pesky weed they were aiming for! You wouldn’t plant your […]

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Press Releases

October is almost upon us which means that it's almost Physical Therapy MONTH! An entire month to learn and celebrate Physical Therapy! Get prepared for the upcoming events that all the clinics will be doing for Physical Therapy Month! Welcoming a new member, Pamela Weber Pamela Weber, PT brings 28 years of experience to the […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (August 26, 2014) - The human knee is one of the most complex joints in the human body. When an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury occurs, it can take months to recover. Often, recovery […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (August 19, 2014) - With fall almost upon us, the team at Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness is excited to turn over a new leaf and announce Erik Larson, DPT as the […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (July 15, 2014) – Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness is proud to welcome their newest member and athletic trainer to the team. Lauren Geier, ATC/L is excited to return home to the […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (July 7, 2014) – Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness was excited to host their friends, past patients and community on June 26, 2014 for an Open House event. In addition to collaborating […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (June 23, 2014) – The newest team member and Athletic Trainer at Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness, Lauren Geier, ATC, recently attended a 3-day educational training on June 19-21 to align her […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (June 17, 2014) – Albert Einstein one said, "Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” Erik Larson, DPT, Physical Therapist at Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness has truly […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (June 9, 2014) – The team at Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness is proud to have served our community for 7 years. To show their appreciation, the staff is excited to host […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner and Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Rice Lake, WI (June 4, 2014) – According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, back pain affects an estimated 86% of people at some point in their lives. In fact, 185,270 […]

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Larson, DPT Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness erik@therapy1.net | 715-635-2518 Spooner, WI (May 14, 2014) – Spooner & Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness recently attended a 2-day educational training on May 9-10 to further enhance their industrial specialty. Following previous coursework on October 30, 2013 and […]

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