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Increasing Physical Activity

Increasing Physical Activity

January 3, 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are either overweight or obese (for each group the percentages are equal). Making the commitment to be physically active is one of the best ways children, adults, and individuals with disabilities can prevent or combat obesity …

Study Finds Physical Therapy As Effective, Less Expensive Than Steroids

Study Finds Physical Therapy As Effective, Less Expensive Than Steroids

August 19, 2014

The American Physical Therapy Association ( recently highlighted a study published in the August Annals of Internal Medicine.   This study, the first of its kind, finds that when it comes to shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS), physical therapy and steroid injections work equally well, but physical therapy is the less costly option. Study Outline Researchers followed 104 …

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