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Physical Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin If you are looking for better ways to manage your Type 2 Diabetes or are simply trying to get ahead of it by preventing it, read on because we may have some tips for you! Just under half a billion people are currently living with diabetes worldwide. That number is […]

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Snow Shoveling: A common cause of soft tissue injuries & low back pain An average of 11,500 people are treated at emergency rooms for injuries and medical emergencies related to snow shoveling each year, according to a report released Jan. 17 by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at […]

Improper Exercise Leads to Training Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The amount of physical activity you need depends on your individual fitness goals and your current fitness level.  It’s important to start within your abilities and to listen to your body’s cues in terms of pain and injury. If you experience a training injury and your body starts to ache […]

PT News December 2021

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout December 2021. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Injury Prevention and Durability: The Significance of the “Core” Written by Mishock Physical Therapy with multiple […]

Add Physical Therapy To Your 2022 Health Plan

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The new year is upon us and we can’t wait to see what surprises 2022 has in store. One surprise no one wants is pain and injury. Avoid this by getting scheduling an appointment with your physical therapist to have your musculoskeletal system checked. As physical therapists, we are uniquely […]

Cold Weather Exercise Tips: Running Safety

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Cold temperatures and decreasing daylight hours do not mean that your outdoor running routine has to go into hibernation for the winter. Running through the cold weather can ease the winter doldrums, improve your energy level and help you to be in better shape for the spring/summer. However, it is […]

Jingled Nerves, Jingled Nerves, Jingled All The Way: Reducing Holiday Stress

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Don’t let yourself get overwhelmed with to-do lists. This year find ways to enjoy yourself and get rid of the stress that’s keeping you up at night with our quick tips! Reducing holiday stress is the key to enjoying the holidays – so what are you waiting for? We have […]

PT News November 2021

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout November 2021. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. 15 Healthy Travel Snacks Written by The Jackson Clinics with multiple locations in Northern, VA. Packing […]

Add Some Holiday Fun to Your Exercise Routine

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The majority of adults in the United States are not physically active on a regular basis. Only 30% get the recommended amount of physical activity. Lack of time is the most often cited reason for not getting in enough exercise. When the holiday season begins, the lack of time issue […]

Avoid Back Pain with These 8 Lifting Safety Tips

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin During the holidays, back injuries become more prevalent as people maneuver themselves up and down ladders and stairways while carrying or lifting heavy objects. A little bit of lifting safety can go a long way to keeping your holiday season bright. 1. SIZE UP THE LOAD Check to ensure the […]

Is your Plantar Fasciitis Really Plantar Fasciosis?

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin There is a pain in your feet that has been bothering you for quite a while now. You brush it off and put on your shoes in the morning to go to work. By the end of the day your feet are throbbing, and you realize there is a problem. […]

PT News October 2021

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout Sept/October 2021. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Arm Pain? Check the Neck! Written by JACO Physical Therapy with multiple locations in O’ahu, HI. […]

Physical Therapists Do More Than Treat Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin October is our favorite month of the year because it is National Physical Therapy Month!  This month-long celebration is here to recognize the impact physical therapists make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives. What do physical therapists do? Physical therapists work to improve strength, flexibility, and independence, by […]

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 […]

Why Should I Do My Home Exercise Program?

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin When a patient walks in for physical therapy, one of the things they are sent home with is a home exercise program. But why do they do that? Aren’t they supposed to take care of everything while you are in the clinic?  These are questions that may run through your […]