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Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery
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9 Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

Any type of surgical procedure comes with certain benefits, risks, and side effects. And the steps you take after surgery will impact your recovery—positively or...

Benefits of Walking
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Benefits of Walking

Walking is one of the best ways for individuals of all ages to increase their activity levels and work towards healthy living goals. Walking can...

Prevent an ACL Injury
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How to Prevent an ACL Injury

Every year the U.S., nearly 250,000 people tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) located in the center of the knee. Some ACL injuries cause significant...

What is tennis elbow
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What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow that occurs from overuse. The tendons that attach muscle to bone become overloaded...

What Causes Shoulder Pain
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What Causes Shoulder Pain?

What causes shoulder pain? The shoulder is comprised of several joints that work in concert with various tendons and muscles to allow for a wide...

How to Prevent IT Band Syndrome
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How to Prevent IT Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common overuse injury that causes mild to severe knee and/or hip pain. ITBS accounts for one in ten cycling...

Top Questions Your Physical Therapist May Ask
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Top Questions Your Physical Therapist May Ask

Grace Mollohan PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT Top Questions Your Physical Therapist May Ask As physical therapists, we are often asked, “Why?”  Why do we need...

What Should I Wear to Physical Therapy?
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What Should I Wear to Physical Therapy?

If you are new to physical therapy, you probably have some questions about what to expect during treatment. One of the most common things patients...

Importance of Strong Core Muscles
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Importance of Strong Core Muscles

Everything you do in your day-to-day life, whether it be climbing the stairs in your home or simply standing upright, relies on the importance of...

What is Physical Therapy
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What is Physical Therapy?

by Keri Rogers PT, DPT (Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist/Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists) What is Physical Therapy? Physical Therapy (or PT) ...

What Is the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Occupation Therapy?
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What Is the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Occupation Therapy?

The terms physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) are sometimes confused because they do share some similarities. However, there are also some key differences...

Do You Need a Referral for Physical Therapy?
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Do You Need a Referral for Physical Therapy?

One of the most common misconceptions about physical therapy is that you need a referral to schedule an appointment. Some clinics are limited by state...