This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout November & December 2020. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics!
1. Blood Clots: Don’t Bring Them on Your Holiday Trip
Written by The Jackson Clinics with multiple locations throughout Northern Virginia and Maryland.
The coming holidays and winter breaks mean traveling for many people. But spending more than four hours in a car, bus, train or plane leaves you at moderate risk for blood clots in your legs caused by a lack of circulation. These can sometimes break free and travel to the lungs, causing a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism. The longer you are immobile, the greater your risk of developing a blood clot. Read more
2. How Physical Therapy Can Benefit Cancer Patients
Written by Wright Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy practice with multiple locations throughout Idaho.
When faced with cancer, having the right medical and support team becomes exponentially more critical. Oncology teams skillfully lead the way in managing a myriad of symptoms and complications that arise. In conjunction with oncology teams, physical therapy is an integral part of healthcare as they help patients regain their functional strength and balance. Physical therapists are serviceable in managing edema and a multitude of other cancer-related dysfunctions in addition. Read more
3. Are You Missing Out on Free Physical Therapy?
Written by Momentum Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy group with locations throughout Greater San Antonio.
Have you met your annual insurance deductible? If you have, it’s a great time to come in to see your physical therapist! Many find they can access physical therapy at low or no cost after their deductible has been met. Most deductibles reset on January 1st, so NOW is the time to take advantage of your access to physical therapy. Read more
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