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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 […]

Back Pack Safety 101

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin With summer coming to an end and the need for school supplies and backpacks returning, here are a few tips to keep in mind when shopping with your child. Continue below for back pack safety tips to make sure your kids don’t have any unnecessary back pain this year. Size Should […]

PT News July 2018

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin This Month in PT News. Featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Early Referral to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Reduces Cost and Improves Outcomes Written by Mishock Physical Therapy with physical therapy locations throughout Montgomery, Berks and Chester, PA Counties. Low back pain (LBP) is a common and costly […]

The Pros and Cons of Carb-Loading

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Carb-loading diets have recently become popular in the sports and fitness community as a way to improve stamina and boost energy levels by increasing muscle glycogen levels by about 50%. Carbohydrates are your body’s main energy source when exerting yourself, and complex carbs such as legumes and whole grains are […]

Hot Weather Exercise Tips

like what you see? share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin As the temperatures continue to rise, we have decided to put together a few hot weather exercise tips to consider while staying active and for staying hydrated through the summer. Set your alarm: Sunrise is generally the coolest time of day, so get up and get out early. It may […]