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1. Seeing a Physical Therapist After an Accident
Written by Cody Kenison, PT, DPT, CSCS at Parkside Physical Therapy – Spokane, WA

Anyone who has been involved in an accident and is now struggling to cope with a resulting injury should seriously consider visiting a physical therapist. Read more

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2. What You Eat Affects Inflammation and Healing
Written by Meghan Russo, PTA at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation – Grand Rapids, MI

Did you know that many foods can decrease or increase inflammation and help to decrease pain? Read more

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3. Tips for Beginner Runners
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

If you think running is not for you – think again. Read more

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1. Four Common Signs of Concussions
Written by the Dustin Blevins, DPT, CSCS at Sports Physical Therapy & Performance Centers – Kirkland, WA

With football season coming to a close you might think the risk of an impact injury like a concussion would be on the decline for winter sports. Read more

2. Early Intervention is the Key to Success
Written by Ben Eggleston, PTA at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation – Grand Rapids, MI

The relationship between longevity of symptoms and healing time is of reciprocal proportion? Read more

3. Overtraining Doesn’t Help, It Hurts 
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

Working to achieve a sports or fitness goal can drive many people to overtrain in an effort to get stronger, better, faster. Read more

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1. What Will My Health Insurance Cover?
Written by Gracie Ryker, Office Manager at Integrated Rehabilitation Group Evergreen Physical Therapy – Everett, WA

As the holidays are nearing and we are wrapping up 2016, it’s important to think about your health goals for 2017. Read more

2. Winter Activities Foster Year-Round Fitness
Written by the Therapy Team at the Jackson Clinics – Middleburg, VA

The urge to “hibernate” in winter is strong, even for us humans. Read more

3. Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions 
Written by Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

2017 is almost here, and it’s the perfect time for assessing the year behind and looking forward to the changes we want to make in 2017. Read more

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1. Arthritis: Signs + Symptoms
Written by Kristy Uddin, OTR/L, CHT at Integrated Rehabilitation Group – Seattle, WA

1 in 5 adults in the USA have been diagnosed with arthritis. Read more

2. Kick the Pain of Gout
Written by the Therapy Team at the Jackson Clinics – Middleburg, VA

In this age of gyms on every corner and fitness-focused reality television shows and entire networks, it’s easy to think of a high-impact workout as a panacea for all kinds of physical ailments. Read more

3. Four Ways to Make Holiday Travel Pain Free 
Written by Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

‘Tis the season for holiday travel. The hustle and bustle is unavoidable with people moving through airports, piling into traffic, and some even traveling by bus to reach their destination. Read more

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1. Common Football Knee Injuries
Written by the Therapy Team at Integrated Rehabilitation Group – Seattle, WA

Football season is in full swing! Gametime brings touchdown passes along with a rise in sports injuries. Read more

2. Coping with a Mysterious Pain Syndrome
Written by the Therapy Team at the Jackson Clinics – Middleburg, VA

As its name suggests, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a complicated and painful condition. Approximately 80,000 Americans are diagnosed with CRPS each year, usually in the arm, hand, leg or foot. Read more

3. Is Something Better than Nothing? 
Written by Erin Clason at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation – Grand Rapids, MI

When it comes to strength training, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Most of us are aware of the benefits of strength training in areas like everyday physical function, bone rebuilding, self-confidence, fat reduction, and elevated metabolism. Read more

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1. Survival Tips for Cold and Flu Season
Written by the Therapy Team at Integrated Rehabilitation Group – Seattle, WA

You’ve probably had many cold and flu viruses of varying severity. But you may still be surprised by just how badly a cold or flu virus makes you feel. Read more

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2. Going in Reverse: When Your Back Impedes Driving
Written by the Therapy Team at the Jackson Clinics – Middleburg, VA

When backing up your car, do you find it difficult to turn around to see what’s behind? Loss of rotational ability in the back is one of the problems we develop as we age. Read more

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3. 4 Ways To Improve Your Quality of Life Today
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

How often do you get home tired from a long day, frustrated with work, traffic, or co-workers? Our blood pressure has increased, stress levels have caused emotional, behavioral, and physical changes in us that otherwise would not be part of our normal calm day. Read more

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1. How Does an NBA Player Overcome Career Limiting Ankle Injury?
Written by Nick Mezyk, DPT, Clinic Director at ProCare Physical Therapy – Johnstown, PA

If you have played sports long enough, you have most likely experienced the following… You’re running down the field, court or track, and you go to make a quick cut. Except you end up crumbling to the ground because you rolled your ankle causing a popping sensation on the outside portion of that ankle. Read more

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2. Ride More, Hurt Less on Your Next Bike Ride
Written by Grace Ellison, PT, DPT at Integrated Rehabilitation Group, Silver Lake Physical Therapy – Everett, WA

Whether you are enjoying a weekend trail ride or training for your next triathlon. It is important to ensure that you are taking the correct steps to stay injury free during your next time out. Read more

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3. Top Equipment Free Exercises You Should Be Doing 
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

The idea of exercising always conjures up visions of personal trainers, expensive gyms, high-end equipment, and lots of grunting, groaning, and personal torture. That’s never the case when we use the term exercise. Read more

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1. The Right Time to Exercise
Written by the Therapy Team at The Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy

Patients often ask if there is a right time of day to exercise. They wonder whether it makes a difference if they work out in the morning, afternoon or evening, and if it’s possible to synchronize their body’s natural rhythms with their daily activities.  Read More

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2. Stay Injury-Free in 2016
Written by the Therapy Team at IRG

This new year, health clubs across the country typically enjoy a membership boost as eager souls sign up to make good on their resolutions to “get fit.” But time and time again, enthusiastic newcomers jump into a fitness routine whole-heartedly only to wind up getting hurt, deflating ambition and impeding progress toward attaining their fitness goals.  Read More

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3. The Importance of Sleep for a Healthy Life
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy

Do you love hitting the snooze button? I think it’s safe to say that many of us do! Do you do it so often it causes you to be late for work, meetings, or school? If so, it may be time to look at your sleep routine.  Read More

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1. Hip vs. Back vs. SI Pain
Written by Becky Hanna – director of ProCare Physical Therapy’s Tyrone, PA Facility

31 million Americans are currently suffering from low back pain and an estimated 80% of us will have an incident of low back pain at some point in our lifetime. However, back pain can be a sign of low back, hip or sacroiliac joint dysfunction so how can you determine the source of your discomfort? Read More

2. Don’t Stress Out About Stress Fractures
Written by the Therapy Team at Cornerstone Physical Therapy

A stress fracture, also known as a fatigue-induced fracture, consists of one or more small cracks in the bone. It is associated with a pattern of overuse, commonly seen in the lower extremity in athletes. Read More

3. What is Jumper’s Knee
Written by Jason C. King, M.D., Sports Medicine Specialist at Orthopedic Physician Associates on IRG’s Sports Medicine Update

Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is pain in the tendon which attaches the kneecap or patella to the top of the shin bone or tibia. It is usually an overuse injury caused by repetitive strain. Read More