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Muscle Strengthening with Physical Therapist Guidance

Physical therapist-directed resistance training (RT) isn't just about building muscles. RT, as a muscle-strengthening exercise, has been proven to not only improve your ability to perform daily activities with greater ease, it can also si
February 21, 2024
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Understanding Knee Meniscus Tears: A Guide to Healing and Strength

Your knee is a complex part of your body that helps you walk, run, and jump. Inside the knee, there are two special cartilage cushions called the menisci (singular is meniscus). Sometimes, as we get older or when we put too much pressure on our knees, one
February 14, 2024
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The Power of Physical Therapy, Exercise, and Manual Therapy

Shoulder pain can come from a variety of soft tissue structures, often making everyday activities challenging. Whether it's due to an injury, overuse, or a condition like arthritis, finding relief is crucial for maintaining an active, pain-free lifestyle
February 7, 2024
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Understanding Fall Prevention: The Role of Physical Therapy

Falls are not just simple accidents. They're a major health concern, especially for older adults. Falls can lead to serious injuries like hip fractures and can even be life-threatening. In fact, data shows that falls resulted in about 3 million emergency
January 24, 2024
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How Physical Therapy Can Help Fix Your Posture and Ease Your Pain

Have you ever felt like your shoulders are slouching or your neck is always strained? That might be because of something called Upper Cross Syndrome. It's a fancy term for when our muscles get out of balance because of bad posture. But do
January 17, 2024
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Beating Achilles Tendinopathy: The Power of Eccentric Exercise

Achilles Tendinopathy is a common and painful condition affecting our Achilles tendon, the tough band connecting the calf muscles to the heel. It can strike anyone, especially those active in sports. The pain and stiffness in the heel can really put a dam
January 10, 2024
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How Exercise Can Help Prevent Neck Pain

Did you know a lot of adults, especially those who work in offices, often get neck pain? In fact, up to 80% of people might feel neck pain in a year. It's not just a small problem; it can really affect someone's life and work. It also can seriously impact
January 3, 2024
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Sleep Regularity: The Unsung Hero of Health and Longevity

We often hear about the importance of getting enough sleep, but there's another aspect of our sleep that deserves equal attention - its regularity. A groundbreaking study published in "Sleep" journal (2023) has shed light on how the consistency of our sle
December 27, 2023
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New Research - Navigating Through Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain is more than just a nuisance; it's a condition that affects daily activities and overall well-being. Chronic pain is defined as pain that’s persisted for more than 90 days. For many, the solution lies in physical therapy, a personalized
December 20, 2023
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Top 10 Ways Athletes Can Prevent Sports Injuries in 2024

While most athletes understand the basic principles of injury prevention, the real challenge lies in consistently executing these strategies within their training and daily routines. Knowing is just half the battle; actively applying this knowledge is wha
December 13, 2023
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Unlocking Your Fitness and Weight Loss Goals

As the year draws to a close, many people start looking ahead to the New Year with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. Among the most popular New Year's resolutions are fitness and weight loss goals, a testament to the growing desire for a healt
December 6, 2023
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Understanding ACL Ruptures and Non-Surgical Healing

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are a common and often serious issue, especially for athletes and active individuals. Traditionally, the common belief was that a ruptured ACL has very limited capacity to heal on its own, leading to long–term lim
November 29, 2023
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Wall Squats: A Simple Exercise to Lower Blood Pressure

Wall squats are a simple exercise that can help lower blood pressure, especially systolic blood pressure. Systolic blood pressure is the top number on your blood pressure reading, and it's the pressure your blood puts on your artery walls when your heart
November 15, 2023
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Why You Should See a Physical Therapist Before the New Year

We all have busy lives, especially when the year is ending. But even in the busy times, it's important to take care of our bodies. If you have pain in your neck, back, shoulders, hips, knees, or ankles, or if you have sprains, strains, or tendinitis, seei
November 8, 2023
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Hip Pain? You Won't Believe What This New Study Found

If you have hip pain, you're not alone. Hip pain is a common condition that affects people of all ages. But there is good news: a new study has found that exercise therapy is effective in reducing pain and improving function in patients with hip osteoarth
November 1, 2023
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Teens Dealing With Knee Pain And How Physical Therapy Can Help

Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common condition affecting the knees of growing adolescents, particularly those engaged in sports or physical activities. It manifests as pain, swelling, and tenderness below the kneecap at the top of the shinbone. This
October 25, 2023
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Tips to Improve Exercise Tolerance for Patients with Osteoarthritis

For decades, scientists have repeatedly proven that exercise can be beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis (often diagnosed in the shoulder, hip, and/or knee). Here are exercise tips that will inspire you to exercise and also seek out the care of one
October 18, 2023
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Testosterone Therapy & Cardiac Conditions: What You Need to Know

For years, the relationship between testosterone therapy and cardiac health has been a subject of debate. Recent findings from a Cleveland Clinic-led trial offer new insights, suggesting that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase the ri
October 11, 2023
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The Rise of Pickleball and Shoulder Injuries

Pickleball has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past few years, particularly among adults aged 40 and older. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, the number of pickleball players in the United States surpassed 3.3 million in
October 4, 2023
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Physical Therapy May Be The Best Option For Acute Back & Neck Pain

Here’s yet another reason why you should seek out physical therapy treatment if you are experiencing acute back or neck pain.
September 27, 2023
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