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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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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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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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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

Halloween is coming up! It can be easy to get caught up in this busy time of year and getting your children and their costumes ready. It’s important to keep in mind these important safety guidelines to ensure your children’s safety: Plan for your children’s costumes...

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PT and Breast Cancer

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 pass by without talking about how beneficial physical therapy is for those who...

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Physical Therapy Myths Busted

Physical Therapy Myths Busted

Happy Physical Therapy Month! To celebrate, we wanted to debunk some common physical therapy myths. Myth #1: You need a doctor’s referral to see a Physical Therapist. Many people deal with pain for far too long assuming they need to see a doctor before they seek pain...

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Communication about Your Pain

Communication about Your Pain

Communicating the pain you’re experiencing to a physical therapist and loved ones may be incredibly difficult. The successful management of pain really depends on an understanding and correct diagnosis of why you may be experiencing pain. So how do you communicate the...

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September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month! It’s common to experience pain as a result of a variety of injuries and/or disorders. It’s also unfortunately common to turn to opioids for pain relief. This month, we wanted to promote the decision to #ChoosePT to help with any pain...

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Physical Therapy and Down Syndrome

Children who are born with Down Syndrome face many challenges throughout life, especially those of the physical nature. What many people don’t realize, is how difficult it is for them to overcome these challenges. Some characteristics of Down Syndrome include...

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5 Reasons to Go to Physical Therapy

5 Reasons to Go to Physical Therapy

A fact of life we all face is that, at some points, physical pain is inevitable. This may come in the form of the usual aches and pains of aging or from sudden injuries. Neither of these are easy to deal with which is why so many choose to seek help to improve their...

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Positive Attitude at Physical Therapy

Positive Attitude at Physical Therapy

Whether you’re experiencing pain from an injury or chronic pain, the process to recovery can be overwhelming and frustrating. You may find yourself feeling discouraged about your situation and how slow the healing process feels. There’s one thing you can do right now...

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Happy World Physical Therapy Day!

Happy World Physical Therapy Day!

Today is World Physical Therapy Day! We are celebrating by sharing with you why physical therapy is so important and how it can benefit you. Though you may relate physical therapy mainly with injury recovery, there are so many other benefits this exciting field can...

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Why You Should Get an Annual PT Exam

Why You Should Get an Annual PT Exam

When most people think of physical therapy, they think of recovering from various injuries or accidents. While physical therapy can help you recover from injuries, there is another useful aspect of this incredible field. Your overall health can be greatly improved if...

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Ice Vs Heat

Ice Vs Heat

Using ice and heat can be a great way to treat an injury. The question is, when do you use ice versus when to use heat? Learning the function of each and how they effect your body can help you decide which form of therapy will help you heal the quickest and lower your...

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Benefits of Ice Baths

Benefits of Ice Baths

Taking the plunge into an ice bath may not be something you want to do, but it could be what your body needs. Many professional athletes use this method to keep their competitive edge during their season. Ice baths don’t benefit only professional athletes however,...

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