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Muscle Strengthening with Physical Therapist Guidance

February 21, 2024
Physical therapist-directed resistance training (RT) isn't just about building muscles. RT, as a muscle-strengthening exercise, has been proven to not only improve your ability to perform daily activities with greater ease, it can also si…


Understanding Knee Meniscus Tears: A Guide to Healing and Strength

February 14, 2024
Your knee is a complex part of your body that helps you walk, run, and jump. Inside the knee, there are two special cartilage cushions called the menisci (singular is meniscus). Sometimes, as we get older or when we put too much pressure on our knees, one…


The Power of Physical Therapy, Exercise, and Manual Therapy

February 7, 2024
Shoulder pain can come from a variety of soft tissue structures, often making everyday activities challenging. Whether it's due to an injury, overuse, or a condition like arthritis, finding relief is crucial for maintaining an active, pain-free lifestyle…


Understanding Fall Prevention: The Role of Physical Therapy

January 24, 2024
Falls are not just simple accidents. They're a major health concern, especially for older adults. Falls can lead to serious injuries like hip fractures and can even be life-threatening. In fact, data shows that falls resulted in about 3 million emergency …


How Physical Therapy Can Help Fix Your Posture and Ease Your Pain

January 17, 2024
Have you ever felt like your shoulders are slouching or your neck is always strained? That might be because of something called Upper Cross Syndrome. It's a fancy term for when our muscles get out of balance because of bad posture. But do…


Beating Achilles Tendinopathy: The Power of Eccentric Exercise

January 10, 2024
Achilles Tendinopathy is a common and painful condition affecting our Achilles tendon, the tough band connecting the calf muscles to the heel. It can strike anyone, especially those active in sports. The pain and stiffness in the heel can really put a dam…


How Exercise Can Help Prevent Neck Pain

January 3, 2024
Did you know a lot of adults, especially those who work in offices, often get neck pain? In fact, up to 80% of people might feel neck pain in a year. It's not just a small problem; it can really affect someone's life and work. It also can seriously impact…


Sleep Regularity: The Unsung Hero of Health and Longevity

December 27, 2023
We often hear about the importance of getting enough sleep, but there's another aspect of our sleep that deserves equal attention - its regularity. A groundbreaking study published in "Sleep" journal (2023) has shed light on how the consistency of our sle…


New Research - Navigating Through Chronic Neck Pain

December 20, 2023
Chronic neck pain is more than just a nuisance; it's a condition that affects daily activities and overall well-being. Chronic pain is defined as pain that’s persisted for more than 90 days. For many, the solution lies in physical therapy, a personalized…


Top 10 Ways Athletes Can Prevent Sports Injuries in 2024

December 13, 2023
While most athletes understand the basic principles of injury prevention, the real challenge lies in consistently executing these strategies within their training and daily routines. Knowing is just half the battle; actively applying this knowledge is wha…


Unlocking Your Fitness and Weight Loss Goals

December 6, 2023
As the year draws to a close, many people start looking ahead to the New Year with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. Among the most popular New Year's resolutions are fitness and weight loss goals, a testament to the growing desire for a healt…


Understanding ACL Ruptures and Non-Surgical Healing

November 29, 2023
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are a common and often serious issue, especially for athletes and active individuals. Traditionally, the common belief was that a ruptured ACL has very limited capacity to heal on its own, leading to long–term lim…


Wall Squats: A Simple Exercise to Lower Blood Pressure

November 15, 2023
Wall squats are a simple exercise that can help lower blood pressure, especially systolic blood pressure. Systolic blood pressure is the top number on your blood pressure reading, and it's the pressure your blood puts on your artery walls when your heart …


Why You Should See a Physical Therapist Before the New Year

November 8, 2023
We all have busy lives, especially when the year is ending. But even in the busy times, it's important to take care of our bodies. If you have pain in your neck, back, shoulders, hips, knees, or ankles, or if you have sprains, strains, or tendinitis, seei…


Hip Pain? You Won't Believe What This New Study Found

November 1, 2023
If you have hip pain, you're not alone. Hip pain is a common condition that affects people of all ages. But there is good news: a new study has found that exercise therapy is effective in reducing pain and improving function in patients with hip osteoarth…


Teens Dealing With Knee Pain And How Physical Therapy Can Help

October 25, 2023
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common condition affecting the knees of growing adolescents, particularly those engaged in sports or physical activities. It manifests as pain, swelling, and tenderness below the kneecap at the top of the shinbone. This…


Tips to Improve Exercise Tolerance for Patients with Osteoarthritis

October 18, 2023
For decades, scientists have repeatedly proven that exercise can be beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis (often diagnosed in the shoulder, hip, and/or knee). Here are exercise tips that will inspire you to exercise and also seek out the care of one…


Testosterone Therapy & Cardiac Conditions: What You Need to Know

October 11, 2023
For years, the relationship between testosterone therapy and cardiac health has been a subject of debate. Recent findings from a Cleveland Clinic-led trial offer new insights, suggesting that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase the ri…


The Rise of Pickleball and Shoulder Injuries

October 4, 2023
Pickleball has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past few years, particularly among adults aged 40 and older. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, the number of pickleball players in the United States surpassed 3.3 million in …


Physical Therapy May Be The Best Option For Acute Back & Neck Pain

September 27, 2023
Here’s yet another reason why you should seek out physical therapy treatment if you are experiencing acute back or neck pain.…


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