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Injury Prevention

Fall Prevention Tips to Make Your Home Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), three million people are treated for fall injuries in emergency departments across the country every...


6 Exercises to Improve Balance & Stability

Poor balance can have a significantly negative effect on an individual’s quality of life — even limiting independence — whether it is the result of...

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Balance and the Inner Ear

By Rob Volstad, PT – Raleigh, North Carolina Center Good balance is something we often take for granted.  Whether we are walking across a perfectly level...


Should You Exercise (Cough) When You Have A Cold?

By Amy Morlock, DPT – Bel Air, Maryland Center It’s that time of year when everyone around you is sick. Despite your best efforts to stay...

Fall prevention strategies
Injury Prevention

Balance and Fall Prevention for Seniors

Life is all about balance–literally. And the longer we live, balance and fall prevention for seniors become critical as we become more challenged to stay...

Inside Or Outside, Here’s How To Keep Running During The Winter

Inside Or Outside, Here’s How To Keep Running During The Winter

Winter is here, but your training doesn’t have to take a break just because the weather has gotten colder and snow is on the ground....

Aquatic Therapy for Arthritis
Aquatic Therapy

The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for Arthritis

In the United States, arthritis is the leading causing of disability affecting nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children. Pain is the most common complaint...

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Back Pain

We’ve Got Your Back When It Comes to Lifting

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans. About 60 to 80 percent of Americans experience some kind of back pain at...

Back Pain

7 Tips for Raking Leaves with Less Back Pain

One of the most common complaints heard in PT clinics is low back pain after several hours of raking leaves, shoveling or doing other yard...


Warm-Up Tips Before Vigorous Activity

Tips for Getting a Proper Warm-Up Before Vigorous Activity Many of us have heard about the value of warming up before an activity, but what...

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Early Referral to Physical Therapy

By Jessica Heath and Neal Goulet A decade ago, Seattle was the site of a study into the benefit of early referral to physical therapy...

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Work & Industry

Workplace Stretches

You don’t have to have a labor-intensive job to experience a workplace injury. Job-related injuries span all industries and professions. Poor posture, repetitive motion, and...