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Elf Injuries and How PT Can Help: Part 2 of 3

It’s that time of year, when we check in on Santa’s helpers to see if they can use some physical therapy. With their heavy lifting and high demand job they’re always experiencing injuries. Our new elf friend Ziggy, is the perfect patient for PT.

When we last left off…

Ziggy was at one of PTandMe’s partnering physical therapy clinics.
He first had to check in with our friendly and helpful receptionist.

Then Ziggy warmed up on one of our many clinic’s treadmills to help strengthen his aching back.

Now Ziggy is awaiting the arrival of one of our trusted physical therapists, who will provide him with stretching techniques and exercises to help relieve his back pain.

elf on pt table2

To be continued…

See Ziggy’s complete physical therapy experience here!

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Special thanks to Action Physical Therapy, in Houston, TX, for accommodating the demanding work schedule of Santa’s elves. Click Here for more information about Action Physical Therapy.

Three Reasons to Try the Treadmill


As is often the case in life, the simplest things are often the best. This applies to exercise too. For example, one of the best forms of exercise, running, is a direct outgrowth of one of the first things we learn to do—walk. Also, running can reap great physical benefits as we get older.

Indeed, along with swimming, running offers one of the best overall workouts. But running does have its drawbacks. Prolonged running, especially on hard surfaces, can wreak havoc with your lower body. Unless you have an indoor track available to you, extremes of weather and temperature can complicate or curb even the most ambitious running program.

Never one to overlook a potential market, the exercise machine industry has responded with all types of indoor running machines. One that continues to grow in popularity is the home treadmill. Why? Here are three key reasons:

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