This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout October 2023. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. My Previvor Journey
Written by Sport and Spine Clinic of Auburndale & Marshfield with locations in WI.
To celebrate and honor everyone touched by breast cancer, one of our team members bravely shares her journey, including her family’s battles with cancer, genetic testing, and preventive measures against breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. She also walks us through some of her struggles along her journey and how her care team helped advocate for her when she felt like she wanted to give up… Read more
2. Physical Therapy and Osteoarthritis
Written by Mishock Physical Therapy an outpatient physical therapy practice in PA with locations throughout Montgomery, Berks, and Chester Counties.
EXERCISE IS AS GOOD AS NSAIDS IN RELIEVING PAIN FROM OSTEOARTHRITIS! Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of joint disease and the leading cause of pain in older people. OA often begins by age 40 and can worsen as we age with twenty-four percent (24.6%) of all adults, or 58.5 million people, having arthritis. (Katz, JAMA 2021) For those 65 years or older, half (50.4%) reported being diagnosed with arthritis. It is a leading cause of work disability, with annual costs for medical care and lost earnings of $303.5 billion. (CDC, Arthritis 2022)… Read more
3. You Can Have a Quicker Recovery After Surgery With Pre-Hab!
Written by Wright Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy group with multiple locations throughout Idaho.
Participating in pre-hab therapies has several advantages. It can help the body heal faster and avoid injuries, all while speeding up recovery time. Pre-hab can be divided into two categories: Pre-hab for injury prevention and pre-hab for surgical recovery are two different types of pre-hab… Read more
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the PT News October 2023 edition.