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PT News November 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout November 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Low Back Pain – A Powerful Guide Written by Wright Physical Therapy with multiple locations […]

Raking injury prevention tips

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin It’s Fall again! time for hot chocolate, bonfires and to watch the leaves turn. Our homes are cozier this time of year as we prepare for holidays and the arrival of loved ones. However, autumn does come with some challenges. I know you might be making a list and checking […]

Strength Training: You’re Not Too Old!

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  If you think you are “too old” to do strength training exercises, think again! With proper guidance and support, you can benefit from a program of regular strength-training exercises. Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle and strength often seen in older adults. Although many questions remain about muscle loss and […]

How To Choose the Right Safety Shoes (Infographic)

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin In the market for a new pair of safety shoes? Read this guide to find out everything you need to know about how to choose the right safety shoes for your needs. Why Wear Safety Shoes? If you work in a hazardous work environment, then it’s important to protect yourself […]

PT News October 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout October 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Sports Specialization Vs. Sports Diversification in Youth Athletes Written by The Center for Physical Rehabilitation […]

Helping Your Parents With Their Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin As our parents get older, they are faced with all kinds of challenges, mostly pertaining to their health. These challenges include reduced mobility and increased pain in the limbs, joints, and muscles, as well as an increased risk of injury. Many senior adults are in physical therapy to recover from […]

Choosing the Right Physical Therapist

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Whether it be from radiating pain down your leg from a herniated disc, or a frozen shoulder insidiously appearing, physical therapists provide non-invasive treatments that can give patients their life back when pain and dysfunction dominate their day-to-day happenings. Physical therapists manage a wide variety of ailments, often quickly transitioning […]

Post Concussion Recovery: Why Baseline Testing is Important

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Concussions are serious Medical providers may describe a concussion as a “mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, the effects of a concussion can be serious. Once an athlete has been suspected of having a concussion… when is it safe to go back to play? The […]

Physical Therapy can Help Battle Cancer Related Fatigue

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Should you Consider a Physical Therapy Cancer Fatigue Program? Cancer treatments are rigorous and can take a toll on the body. If you are feeling tired all the time you’re not alone. The number one complaint of cancer patients, affecting 78% to 96% of those undergoing treatment, is cancer related […]

PT News September 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout September 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Written by Spectrum Physical Therapy with three locations in New London County, […]

Top 5 Reasons Why you Need Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Did you know that physical therapists can do so much more than help you recover from an injury?  Research shows that the faster you initiate care, the lower the cost and the faster you can return to the game of life. Get the care you deserve when you need it. […]

Low Back Pain (LBP) Top 5 Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin How to Reduce Low Back Pain Over time, we develop arthritic changes in our back due to normal wear and tear. Below is a list of low back pain exercises that can help reduce lower back pain. These exercises will help you, in time, return you to your normal activities […]

The 4 Stages of Recovery After an Injury

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Soft tissue injuries are commonly categorized depending on a time frame beginning with the date the injury occurred. Physical therapy programs can help make recovery after an injury easier on the body.  Physical therapists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue injuries. They can also determine your […]

PT News August 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout August 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Physical Therapy Direct Access is Coming to Texas Written by Momentum Physical Therapy with multiple […]

What to Eat Before, During, & After a Game

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin What athletes eat can have effects on game day performance. It’s important to eat foods that will fuel the body and provide enough energy during the game. Carb-loading, however, is not a beneficial strategy for everybody. Loading up on carbs has both its pros and its cons for different athletes. […]