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Why You Should See Your Physical Therapist to Reach Your Fitness Goals

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Physical therapists (PTs) aren't just for people that are injured or have had surgery. Physical therapists can also help healthy people improve their fitness and seeing a PT has many benefits. When you work with a physical therapist to improve…

Physical Therapists Help with Strength, Motion, Flexibility, Balance and More

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Physical activity has a well-known and impressive list of benefits. These include but aren't limited to controlling weight, improving sleep, improving mood and reducing depression, protecting against diseases like diabetes, some cancers, strokes,…

Physical Therapists Diagnose Movement “Illnesses”

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For people who are sick, going to the doctor and getting a diagnosis is common sense. But who do you see for diagnosis if you've got a movement "illness"? If your knee hurts when you go hiking, you can't get on and off the floor to play with…
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TRICARE’s Pilot Program Deems Physical Therapy as “High Value” Treatment for Low Back Pain

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Back pain is a huge problem in developed nations worldwide. It has or will affect most of us. The current estimate is that 80% of people will experience back pain at least once. It's also expensive. Back and neck pain makes up the biggest healthcare…
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Physical Therapists Offer Many Benefits for Improved Health

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COVID has certainly shown us the importance of health as well as how quickly illness can change our lives. While COVID has been front and center in most people's thoughts, it isn't the only illness out there that can be life-changing. Heart…
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Exercise Is Good for Us, So How Can We Motivate Ourselves to Do It?

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Not long after the first fitness magazine was published, a list probably followed soon after, ranking the best fitness equipment. This tradition has continued, with the implicit message: use this and exercise will be yours. And that’s…
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How to Build Lean Muscle After 50

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The older we get, the harder we have to work out to maintain our muscles. Men seem to have an easier time than women in maintaining muscle mass after age 50, but they too experience a loss of lean muscle as they grow older. It turns out,…
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What You Should Know About Walking for Weight Loss

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NOTE: Always talk with a medical provider before beginning a new exercise program to discuss your medical conditions and what may be the best options for you.   When it comes to weight loss workout strategies>>>P, walking…
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4 Ergonomics Tips for Creating a Healthy Workplace Environment

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Technology has dramatically transformed our workplaces, enabling office workers to connect with others and complete dozens of different tasks without having to leave their desks. Unfortunately, this has also led to evolving ergonomics issues,…