#ChoosePT: Here’s Why

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month—a month where physical therapists make an extra concerted effort to educate their patients on the benefits of physical therapy as an alternative to expensive medical interventions, which can improve quality of life. We certainly don’t wait until October to get this message across to the general public or other healthcare […]

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#ChoosePT to Help Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is something that most people face at one time or another—especially if they have a manual labor or desk job. There are multiple causes for this pain, but the most common culprit is bad posture. Posture Our bodies are not meant to sit in a chair for eight hours a day, yet […]

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Spring Into Cleaning

Spring cleaning physical therapy tips

Spring cleaning is sometimes difficult to start, but feels wonderful when we’re done. This process can not only be a difficult task to start, but also a difficult task on your muscles and joints. There below tips are some simple ways to make your spring cleaning safer and more enjoyable. Prioritize your tasks Decide which […]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Proper Running Form

Spring is upon us, and with nicer weather, many runners are getting back out there to hit the roads and trails. What many people don’t know is that there is a right way and wrong way to run, and the wrong way will often lead to injury. Here are a few basic tips to help […]

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Multiple Sclerosis and How Physical Therapy can Help

Multiple Sclerosis and How Physical Therapy can Help

Multiple sclerosis—also referred to as MS—is a long-lasting disease that is detrimental to your health. MS affects your brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves in your brain resulting in symptoms such as: Trouble walking Feeling tired Muscle weakness or spasms Blurred or double vision Numbness and tingling Sexual problems Poor bladder or bowel control Pain […]

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Why ‘Useless’ Surgery is Still Popular

The Upshot: Why 'Useless' Surgery is Still Popular

Before a drug can go to market, it must go through several years of clinical studies to prove that it’s safe and effective. Surprisingly, there is no similar regulatory process for surgery. Studies on surgery are independent of any regulatory agency, and the results of studies done on surgical procedures have no effect on their […]

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