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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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Degenerative Disk Disease & PT

Degenerative Disk Disease & PT

Back and neck pain is incredibly common to experience. In fact, it’s estimated that nearly 80% of people will experience some form of back or neck pain in their lifetime. Degenerative disk disease (DDD) can be a common cause of back and neck pain and is a natural part...

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Choose a Safe Way to Manage Pain

Choose a Safe Way to Manage Pain

In some cases, opioids that are prescribed by a doctor can be a viable option as you’re healing from surgery or an injury. However, something that’s important to keep in mind is that opioids simply mask the pain you’re experiencing. This is why the CDC recommends...

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PT & Workplace Injuries

PT & Workplace Injuries

According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. The most common workplace injuries include strains, sprains, soreness, and lacerations. If you find yourself injured on the job, it’s important to find the right medical...

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Recovering From Car Accident Injuries

Recovering From Car Accident Injuries

Recovering from a car accident can be traumatic, both physically and emotionally. It’s common to experience whiplash, neck and back injuries, and broken bones from car accidents. This is why it’s important to seek medical treatment promptly after a car accident so...

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Snapping Scapula Syndrome

Snapping Scapula Syndrome

If you’ve ever felt or heard a snapping, popping, or grating sensation or sound when lifting your arm, you could be suffering from snapping scapula syndrome. We’re sharing the rest of the potential symptoms and the potential treatments for this syndrome below. If...

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Preventing Hamstring Injuries

Preventing Hamstring Injuries

An injury to the hamstrings is one of the most common injuries of the lower body. This occurs when one of the three hamstrings in the leg is overstretched or torn, either partially or completely. We’re sharing some tips today to help you prevent this injury. If you’ve...

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Physical Therapy & Stroke Recovery

Physical Therapy & Stroke Recovery

Recovering from a stroke can be a lengthy process. Physical Therapists are an integral part of a stroke recovery team. Rehabilitation should begin as soon as possible following a stroke, with the goal of getting you back to your daily life activities at home, at work,...

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Benefits of Scraping Therapy

Benefits of Scraping Therapy

It’s not uncommon to have a longer healing time for soft tissue injuries compared to bone fractures. If you’ve ever sprained a joint or experienced tendinitis, you understand the frustration. RPT offers a therapy called scraping therapy (or Instrument-Assisted Soft...

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PT for Parkinson’s

PT for Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common degenerative brain disorder that affects adults. Symptoms for this disease vary widely, so those who are affected by it may each have their own unique experience. This is why it’s important to choose a Physical Therapist...

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Physical Therapy and Basketball Injuries

Physical Therapy and Basketball Injuries

Happy March Madness! During this time of year, fans and athletes alike get their brackets ready and prep for the exciting games ahead. Basketball is an incredibly exciting sport to watch as well as play, however, the high-paced nature of this sport increases the risk...

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