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October is National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month

October 1, 2021

Physical therapy is important for people at all stages of life. Regardless of age, many people struggle to move and function from a medical condition, illness, or injury. For these reasons, most primary care doctors recommend physical therapy as the first course of action for chronic pain. What makes physical therapy so beneficial? In honor …

Signs of Plantar Fasciitis & What to Do About It

Signs of Plantar Fasciitis & What to Do About It

September 20, 2021

Approximately two million Americans seek treatment for foot pain and are diagnosed with plantar fasciitis each year. Even more may go undiagnosed because they don’t seek treatment for their foot pain. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Definition Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain caused by inflammation in the tissue (called the fascia) that …

Single-Session Pain Management Class Linked to Pain Reduction

Single-Session Pain Management Class Linked to Pain Reduction

September 1, 2021

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain, the most common of which is chronic lower back pain. A recent study linked a meaningful reduction in lower back pain to attending even a single pain management class. Who Participated in the Study? The researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine recruited participants from an academic …

Best Exercises for Knee Pain

Best Exercises for Knee Pain

August 30, 2021

Knee pain affects about a third of all Americans at some point in their lifetimes. At any given point in time, millions of Americans are experiencing knee pain. For many, knee pain can hinder their ability to do activities they enjoy. Fortunately, there are some exercises that you can do at home that may help …

New Study Finds COVID-19 Survivors Experience New Disabilities After Recovery

New Study Finds COVID-19 Survivors Experience New Disabilities After Recovery

August 30, 2021

COVID-19 affects everyone differently. Some people had it and didn’t even know they did. Others were hospitalized because of severe symptoms. Across the country, more than half a million people have sadly died because of the virus. Of those who had serious cases of the coronavirus but survived, many are finding that the virus is …

How to Manage Pelvic Floor Pain

How to Manage Pelvic Floor Pain

August 27, 2021

Pelvic floor pain can be chronic and have a negative impact on the lives of people who suffer from it. For some, surgery or prescription medication may be the only way to manage the pain. However, there are some methods you can use at home to manage pelvic floor pain. What Is the Pelvic Floor? …

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

August 27, 2021

Lower back pain, or back pain in the lumbar region of the back, is the most common cause of absences from work in the United States. Nearly everyone will experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Often, lower back pain improves on its own. But what solutions are there to cure or …

Can Physical Therapy Help an Old Injury?

Can Physical Therapy Help an Old Injury?

August 4, 2021

Physical therapy has many benefits in helping to heal injuries. PT exercises and stretches can speed up recovery and even reduce reliance on medication during the healing process. But what about older injuries? Can physical therapy help an old injury, or is it too late to treat? Why It’s Important to Treat Old Injuries It’s …

New Study Finds Wii Balance Board Helps Children With Cerebral Palsy

New Study Finds Wii Balance Board Helps Children With Cerebral Palsy

August 3, 2021

Cerebral palsy, the most common motor disorder in children, affects over 750,000 people in the United States. Each year, 10,000 children are born who have cerebral palsy. Recently, a new study published in 2021 found that balance training using a Wii balance board is an effective treatment for children with cerebral palsy. Nintendo Wii Therapy …

What Causes Knee Pain and How Can I Treat It?

What Causes Knee Pain and How Can I Treat It?

July 12, 2021

Millions of Americans deal with knee pain daily. For some, it’s bad enough to impair their ability to function and perform daily activities. Some people even need knee replacement surgery. For others, the pain is mild but prevents them from being as active as they want to be. The severity and type of knee pain …

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