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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!

Fitness

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…
January 13, 2020
Balance

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…
December 20, 2019
Arthritis

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…
December 10, 2019
Auto Accidents

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…
November 20, 2019
General Information

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…
November 13, 2019
General Information

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.…
October 22, 2019
General Information

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…
October 15, 2019
Back Pain

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…
September 25, 2019
Chronic 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…
September 11, 2019
Other Services

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,…
August 19, 2019