How PT Can Benefit Cancer Patients

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it provides a great opportunity to explore how cancer patients and survivors can benefit from physical therapy. The American Cancer Society advises both current cancer patients and cancer survivors to perform physical activities to help improve their ability to perform daily activities and increase their risk of survival. […]

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Imaging Can Improve Physical Therapy Treatment

Physical therapists are experts in the musculoskeletal system, and typically use patient history and a good physical exam to come to a diagnosis and treatment plan. However, PTs are increasingly using diagnostic imaging as they become the practitioner of choice for musculoskeletal injuries. Many PTs have access to diagnostic ultrasound right in the clinic, and […]

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Did You Know That PTs Can Use Diagnostic Imaging?

When most people think of diagnostic imaging, they think of X-rays, CT scans and MRIs, but the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound is becoming more popular for physical therapists. With most states having direct access laws, physical therapists are becoming primary care providers for musculoskeletal injuries. Despite a long history of therapists effectively using imaging in […]

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THE STATE OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Opioids are a major problem in the United States. The crisis is serious, but sometimes people forget it is preventable, and many people don’t seem to realize the great progress that has been made over the last few years to improve conditions and help bring this crisis to its end. In fact, 48 states plus […]

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New City Testimonial

My name is Samantha Simon and for the last 6 weeks or so I have been a patient at your New City location of Access Physical Therapy, even though it seems like a whole lot longer. I wanted to write you so you understand why this place and this new start at life your team […]

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