RPT Blog

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We have several informational articles about various topics relating to physical therapy. If you are looking for specific information that you cannot find, please reach out to one of our locations, and one of our friendly employees will help you!

Sports

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…
August 12, 2020
Arthritis

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…
July 28, 2020
Fitness

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…
July 22, 2020
Sports

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…
July 15, 2020
FitnessUncategorized

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,…
July 1, 2020
Women's Health

Breast Cancer and PT

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer within their lifetime as well as 1 in 1,000 men in their lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we couldn’t let the month…
July 1, 2020
Hand/Wrist PainUncategorized

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome can strike at any time. WebMD defines this syndrome as “numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand because of pressure on the median nerve in your wrist.” These symptoms often…
July 1, 2020
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…
June 17, 2020
Back Pain

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…
May 19, 2020