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Benefits of Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Hab-it, an expert panel of women's physical therapists and personal trainers recently highlighted why it is important to choose a women's health physical therapist: Women's…

PT Guide to Shoulder Impingement

Physical Therapist's Guide to Shoulder Impingement Shoulder impingement syndrome occurs as the result of chronic and repetitive compression or "impingement" of the rotator-cuff tendons in…

Increasing Physical Activity

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…

Warmup Exercises Reduce ACL Injuries

Simple warmup exercises might be enough to prevent one of the most common serious knee injuries suffered by youth athletes, especially females. A study published…

Back Pain Is Often Over-Treated

Despite abundant evidence and published guidelines calling for conservative initial treatment of most back pain through methods including physical therapy and over-the-counter medications such as…

Bone Health

Physical therapists are experts in improving and restoring mobility and play an important role in ensuring optimal bone health. Healthy bones can help you stay…

APTA’s Benefits of Physical Therapy

This October, in honor of National Physical Therapy Month, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is outlining the Benefits of Physical Therapy. Physical therapists are…

7 Myths About Physical Therapy

This October, in honor of National Physical Therapy Month, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is debunking 7 myths about Physical Therapy. People everywhere are…

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month! What is National Physical Therapy Month? National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is a commemoration held each October by the…

PT Effect at Little Italy Festa

Come see us this Saturday from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, as an official Vendor, at San Diego's Little Italy Festa! We'll be setup on…

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