Preventing Chronic Pain & Disease with Exercise

Preventing Chronic Pain & Disease with Exercise

Exercise is a key factor in preventing chronic pain and disease as you age. The proven benefits of exercise include reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases such as heart disease, and can promote improved bone health, cognitive function, weight control, and overall...
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...
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,...
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...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Chronic fatigue syndrome affects only 1% of the population in the United States, but if left untreated, it can lead to disability. The treatment that’s most often used and successful with chronic fatigue syndrome is physical therapy. If you’re suffering from chronic...
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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