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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...


4 steps to getting and staying physically active

By: Alyson Kolesar, Warren Ohio Center The motivation to exercise often is a big problem for people who are thinking of starting physical therapy or...

Jaw Pain

Physical Therapy for TMJ-Related Jaw Pain

By: Chris Robson, DPT, Center Manager – Hummelstown Pennsylvania Center A painful or annoying click in your jaw while eating dinner. Discomfort when yawning. Stiffness...


How much should your young athlete sleep?

By: Domonique Martin, PT, DPT, ATC – Trinity Alabama Center We often plan to get a good night of rest before an interview, presentation or big...


Should you CrossFit?

By: Darla Wilson, DPT, Orthopaedic Resident at Austintown Center So-called extreme fitness programs have been shown to produce improvements in cardiovascular fitness and body composition...

Physical Therapy

Avoiding the Aches and Pains of Pregnancy

By: Stephanie Lever, PT, Red Lion Center The birth of a baby is one of the most miraculous events this world has to offer. Labor...


Gotta Catch ‘Em All? Try these exercises before you go out Pokémon hunting!

Sore legs have become a pandemic for Pokémon Go users as their activity levels are spiking. Players are running around like never before trying to...

Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia: don’t feel lost

Fibromyalgia has become so misunderstood it has left some patients feeling as though they have nowhere to go for effective treatment.  Many patients end up...

neck and headache pain
Headaches & Migraines

Cervicogenic Headaches, A Pain in the Neck

By Jessica Heath and Neal Goulet If you stick your neck out for someone, the saying suggests, then you’ve taken some risk. In this technology-driven...

Back Pain

Strategies to Address Low Back Pain

By: Kyle Updyke, Orthopaedic Resident at Huntingdon Center It’s estimated that more than 80 percent of us will experience low back pain (LBP) at some...


Youth Baseball Injury Series, Part III: The Throwers Ten

The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body but the least amount of inherent stability. The joint capsule, ligaments...