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Lack of Exercise Worse than Smoking, Diabetes, and Heart Disease

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin As physical therapists, it is our job to promote movement and overall well-being.  Exercising regularly is linked to better physical and mental health and can help to prevent or delay heart disease, strokes, certain types of cancer, and diabetes. What is perhaps less known is that not being active can […]

Who Pays for Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Being involved in a car accident can be a life-changing event. The shock alone from the accident can lead to emotional trauma, particularly if you are injured. Ideally, you will let your insurance company handle all aspects of recuperating any compensation due to you. This will include monies for damage […]

How Do Falls Happen?

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Statistics show that the majority (60 percent) of falls happen on the same level resulting from slips and trips. The remaining (40 percent) are falls from a height. This document will summarize information on “falls on the same level” (slips and trips). Falls from an elevation, such as falls from […]

PT News October 2018

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout October, 2018. Featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Kicking Injury Aside and Back on the Field Written by Rebound Physical Therapy with 10 physical therapy locations throughout Bend, OR and the surrounding communities. Physical therapists help […]

Top 5 Most Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin   Injuries are a byproduct of sports, no matter if you are a professional athlete or just a sports enthusiast. You may go to extra lengths to prevent them and avoid the pain and trouble, put prevention can only go so far when you’re trying to achieve performance. Depending on […]

Post-Mastectomy Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The word cancer is a scary one. Even though we all hope that it never becomes part of our lifetime of trials, more often than not, we know someone that has had, or is currently dealing with cancer. It is a testament to the medical community that so many women are able to wear […]

How Much Walking Can Zombies Do?

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin As Halloween approaches it’s hard not to consider our monster what-if’s. So we just decided to go with it and take a look at just how far our limbs can carry us without sustaining injury, assuming they weren’t eaten during the unfortunate event that caused us to turn into zombies in […]

Prevent Common Soccer Injuries with Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Soccer is a great way to build endurance, improve speed, and stay fit, all while enjoying being a part of a team. However, it does not come without it’s risks. By regularly performing quick, complicated movements combined physical contact, injuries can range from mild sprains and strains – to those […]

PT News September 2018

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin This September in PT News. Featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Childhood Arthritis and How Physical Therapy Can Help Written by Cornerstone Physical Therapy with 5 physical therapy locations in Ohio. Juvenile arthritis (JA) isn’t a specific disease, but an inflammatory and autoimmune condition in youngsters under age 16. […]

Physical Therapy and Ovarian Cancer

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Every 23 minutes, a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, which is the number one cause of gynecologic cancer deaths. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and in honor of that, here is some information on what exactly ovarian cancer is and how adding physical therapy into a treatment plan […]

Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) Muscle Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Patients with complaints of ear pain or fullness could have Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle pain. Sternocleidomastoid (scm) muscle pain typically brings complaints of dizziness or sudden hearing loss, headache or jaw pain, even when everything appears to be normal. If this is the case it might be time to consider a […]

What Happens To Your Body After Pregnancy

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Congratulations! You have just brought home a new bundle of joy. Now it is time for feeding every two hours, diapers, little sleep, and a flurry of casseroles and visitors. It is so easy for mom to forget to take care of herself. Research shows that there are a number […]

Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid Injuries During Sports and Exercise

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Our bodies change with age. It may not be a pleasant thought, but at least most changes are gradual. One thing that does not change as the body ages is the need for physical activity. Physical activity promotes physical and mental well-being. Before you head out the door, learn why […]

Exercise Tips to Get You Moving

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Becoming physically active requires a conscious effort for most adults. Develop an exercise program to fit your individual goals. Be sure to consider ways to increase your activity levels throughout the day. Every little bit helps! If you find it too challenging to fit 30 minutes of activity into your […]

Physical Therapy for a Cervical Headache

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin What is a Cervical Headache and How Can Physical Therapy Help? Cervical headaches are most often found in people around the age of 33, are usually one sided, and begin in the back of the head and radiates. A cervical headache is usually caused by agitation of the nerves exiting the […]