How to Preserve Bones and Joints

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Preserve Your Bones and Joints

As your body ages, bones, and joints begin to feel the impact of your increasing age. The deterioration of your bones and joints can lead to people being susceptible to major injury from falling and other contact. There are numerous ways to keep your bones and joints healthy and preserve the longevity of your joints. […]

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Common Injuries of the Shoulder

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Common Shoulder Injuries

The shoulder is one of the most important parts of our body, as we rely on it to carry out many activities. It is made up of several joints that are connected to tendons and muscles. Since the shoulder has a wide range of motion, it is the most flexible and mobile joint in the […]

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Avoiding Muscle Tears

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Avoiding Muscle Tears

Muscle strains and tears can happen to anyone regardless of their level of physical activity. Although this is true, most muscles injuries do occur during high levels athletic play. Muscle tears occur when they are stretched beyond capacity leading to separation from the tendon. There are simple ways to prevent ever having to deal with […]

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Water Sport Safety

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Water Sport Safety

With summer approaching fast, everyone is eager to get out and enjoy the nice weather. With nice weather comes perfect temperatures to go out in the ocean or on the lake and participate in some water sports. Water sports often involve a boat powered by a motor, or something such as a jet ski, which […]

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Safety Gardening Tips

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Tips for Healthy Gardening

With the weather finally getting nicer, it is the perfect time to start gardening to get that lovely summer lawn! Many people believe gardening is simple and does not come with much risk, but it can. Gardening can be a workout and can cause injuries and create safety hazards if not done properly. When gardening, […]

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Knowing Your Knees

Physical Therapy Can Help Improve Function in an Injured Knee

Almost every individual in their lifetime will experience joint pain and discomfort somewhere in their body. One of the most prevalent areas of these aches is in the knees. Everyone should follow some simple steps to combat the soreness and continued deterioration of the knees. Knees are very susceptible to weakness and sustainability issues due […]

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Relationship Between Hip Strength and Running Injuries

Relationship Between Hip Strength and Running Injuries

Running can put a strain on all aspects of your body, especially on your hips. With common injuries such as patella tendonitis, many runners contribute their injuries to knee problems when that might not be the case. Most of the injuries experienced by runners have been shown to start at the hip. Though these injuries […]

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