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How Exercise Can Help Prevent Dementia

How Exercise Can Help Prevent Dementia

June 15, 2021

About 6.2 million people across the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s. That’s one in every nine people who are older than 65 years old. It’s projected that by the year 2050, 12.7 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, it’s not the only form. Those 6.2 million Americans …

Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce the Risk of Opioid Use

Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce the Risk of Opioid Use

June 7, 2021

In the past few decades, hundreds of thousands of people have died from opioid overdoses. Opioids, which are commonly prescribed to treat pain, can easily become addictive. While opioids may sometimes be necessary to treat pain, they can also be very risky because of their addictive nature. Fortunately, there may be an alternative to prescription …

Best Exercises for Back Pain

Best Exercises for Back Pain

May 31, 2021

Back pain is extremely common. Up to 80% of adults in the United States will have experienced back pain at some point in their lifetimes. At any given moment, 31 million of those people are experiencing back pain. On top of that, 65 million adults in the US have reported back pain recently and 16 …

Positive Belief Is Necessary for Physical Therapy Success

Positive Belief Is Necessary for Physical Therapy Success

May 11, 2021

You’ve probably heard of the power of positive thinking. Starting with Norman Vincent Peale’s 1952 book, The Power of Positive Thinking: A Practical Guide to Mastering the Problems of Everyday Living, there have been many self-help books throughout the years that espouse positive thinking as a way to help us effectively deal with everyday problems. …

What Are the Benefits of Balance Training?

What Are the Benefits of Balance Training?

April 30, 2021

When you think of balance, the first thing that comes to mind might be yoga. But balance is something that we utilize every day, many of us not even realizing it. We use balance for standing, walking, running, and even sitting. If you’ve ever watched a young child learn to stand and walk, you’ll know …

What Can Cause Cycling Knee Pain?

What Can Cause Cycling Knee Pain?

April 26, 2021

Cycling has many health benefits and can help with a variety of issues from lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease to reducing the amount of fat in the blood. It can help you build muscle and lose weight. Cycling can even help with your mental well-being. Many who cycle, however, find that they experience knee …

How Can Physical Therapy Help Manage Headaches?

How Can Physical Therapy Help Manage Headaches?

April 19, 2021

Headaches are a very common complaint. They range in severity and frequency, but up to 1 out of every 20 adults across the world may suffer from a headache either every day or almost every day. Of those headaches, the most common type is a tension headache. However, there are many other kinds of headaches …

Study Finds Physical Therapy As Effective, Less Expensive Than Steroids

Study Finds Physical Therapy As Effective, Less Expensive Than Steroids

April 15, 2021

The American Physical Therapy Association recently highlighted a study published in the August 2014 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 …

5 Exercises to Help Treat Plantar Fasciitis

5 Exercises to Help Treat Plantar Fasciitis

March 30, 2021

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition caused by the inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the band of tissue running through the middle of your foot to connect the heel to the toes. It’s a very common orthopedic condition, with approximately one in ten people suffering from it. The plantar fascia acts as a …

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