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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...

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Fitness

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...

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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...

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Sports

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...

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Fitness

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...

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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...

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Fitness

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Sports

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...