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Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging

In honor of September being Healthy Aging Month, we’re sharing how the important role that physical therapy plays in aging well throughout your life. Commonly, physical therapy is seen as something that is prioritized when you experience an injury or following surgery...

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Multiple Sclerosis & PT

Multiple Sclerosis & PT

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive neurologic disease that damages nerves in the body. This damage often leads to serious symptoms such as numbness, weakness, muscle pain, and vision problems. In some people, MS can be aggressive and advance very quickly. In...

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Common Wrist Injuries

Common Wrist Injuries

Are you experiencing pain in your wrists or hands? Have you been diagnosed with tendonitis, tendinopathy, tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or a fracture in your wrists or hands? The physical therapists at RPT can help manage these conditions.  ...

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PT & Student-Athletes

PT & Student-Athletes

As the 2020-2021 school year approaches, so does the anticipation for fall sports. When it comes to participation in school sports, proper preparation is the key to success. As sports conditioning begins, physical therapy can serve as additional support in assisting...

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Osteoarthritis & PT

Osteoarthritis & PT

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically, the weight-bearing joints are affected, with the knee and the hip being the most common. Osteoarthritis affects daily activity and is the most common...

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Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully

Aging gracefully is ultimately finding the optimal balance between the physical, social, mental, psychological, and spiritual aspects of aging. Each of these aspects will likely be a focus at different times and seasons in our lives. However, because of the...

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Golf Rehabilitation and Performance

Golf Rehabilitation and Performance

Do you play golf?  Do you experience pain when playing golf?  Do you want to hit the ball farther?  Or just want to have more fun on the course?  RPT can help you achieve all of these goals! Davis Timpson, DPT has been with RPT for several years and is certified by...

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All About Dry Needling

All About Dry Needling

At RPT, we are always looking to improve the effectiveness of the treatments we offer our patients. A treatment we provide that produces great benefits is dry needling. What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a skilled intervention performed by a Physical Therapist that...

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Work From Home Office Ergonomics

Work From Home Office Ergonomics

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are finding themselves working remotely rather than in-office. If you’re not careful, you may find this is causing you some aches and pains due to improper posture and setup of your workspace. We’re here to share some tips to...

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Back Pain & PT

Back Pain & PT

If you experience lower back pain, you’re not alone. Lower back pain is fairly common and often resolves on its own. However, if you find that your back pain is chronic and impacting your daily life, it’s time to seek help. Chronic back pain can lead to a decrease in...

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5 Habits for Quality Sleep

5 Habits for Quality Sleep

Quality sleep plays an integral role in your quality of life as well as plays an important role in the healing and recovery of your body and muscles. Depending on your age and activity level, the optimal hours of sleep you may need will vary. However, regardless of...

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Staying Active During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Staying Active During the COVID-19 Outbreak

During this time of social distancing and self-isolation, it can be easy to become more sedentary and not get enough exercise. We’re here to remind you that social distancing does not mean that you can’t get the exercise you need each day. Exercise has numerous mental...

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PT & Pregnancy

PT & Pregnancy

Whether you are currently pregnant or have recently given birth, back pain can be a common occurrence. The body goes through significant changes during pregnancy and does not always recover fully afterward, which can lead to prolonged pain. 40% of women often report...

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Workout Recovery Tips

Workout Recovery Tips

Proper recovery from a workout is as essential as the workout itself. If you don’t recover well from a workout, you may find yourself suffering from injuries and avoiding the activities that you enjoy. Today, we’re sharing some recovery tips to keep you doing the...

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PT for Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injuries

PT for Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Physical therapy is commonly known as a way for athletes to get back in the game following an injury. However, there are numerous other reasons why you could benefit from seeing a Physical Therapist. Did you know that if you suffer from a concussion or a Traumatic...

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Avoid Heart Disease with Physical Therapy

Avoid Heart Disease with Physical Therapy

Each year, February is recognized as American Heart Month and serves as an ideal time to encourage individuals, families, friends, and communities to focus on their heart health. Exercise is a great step towards improving heart health, however, most Americans don’t...

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Snow Shoveling Safety

Snow Shoveling Safety

When the sidewalks and driveways are blanketed in a thick layer of snow, the dreaded chore of shoveling becomes a reality. Before bracing for the cold weather, make sure you are prepared for the dangers that can come from shoveling snow. Snow shoveling is a repetitive...

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New Year, New You – How PT Can Help

New Year, New You – How PT Can Help

Happy New Year! Have you set New Year’s resolutions for 2020? Do any of your resolutions involve living your life with less pain? Is pain keeping you from reaching your other New Year’s goals? If so, physical therapy can help! Physical therapy is a great way to find...

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Preventing Falls with In-Home Exercises

Preventing Falls with In-Home Exercises

As we age, our balance and lower body strength can start to decrease-- this is why injuries from falls are so common in senior adults.  Today, we’re sharing a few simple exercises you can do in your home that can help boost your balance and lower body strength and...

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Arthritis & Exercise

Arthritis & Exercise

Living with arthritis doesn’t have to mean living with pain, achy joints, stiffness, or decreased range of motion. Although these are common symptoms of arthritis, they don’t have to become a constant part of your life.  Today, we’re here to tell you about how...

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Recovering From an Accident

Recovering From an Accident

Injuries following a car or motorcycle accident can have long-lasting effects. In a story shared by Dean here, he shares his experience with physical therapy following a motorcycle accident.  He mentions that he was highly skeptical at first when his doctor prescribed...

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Diabetes & PT

Diabetes & PT

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re sharing how a Physical Therapist can help you navigate successful management of diabetes. Diabetes can affect anyone at any age and can be related to physical problems such as weakness, loss of endurance, obesity,...

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PT & Surgery

PT & Surgery

Depending on the injury you’re suffering from, your only option may be surgery. However, in most cases, your doctor may recommend a more conservative approach to begin with. This is where physical therapy comes in. In many cases, our Physical Therapists have helped...

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Why Choose Physical Therapy?

Why Choose Physical Therapy?

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we’re sharing the top three reasons why you should choose physical therapy as a way of improving your quality of life. A common misconception of physical therapy is that it’s only for those who have experienced injuries or...

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