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October 1, 2017Health News You Can Use, SporTherapy in the Community

#ChoosePT

It’s October, and you know what that means… National Physical Therapy Month! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is an annual opportunity to recognize the physical therapy profession’s efforts to “transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” This October, the APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign is the NPTM focus. […]

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August 15, 2017Health News You Can Use, Real People Seeing Real Results, SporTherapy in the Community

5 Ways Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Age Well

Let’s be honest… we’ve all wanted to rewind or pause the clock, or grumbled about the “normal” aches and pains associated with getting older. But what if those aches and pains don’t have to be a typical part of aging? Fortunately, with the help of your physical therapist, there are quite a few things you can do to promote healthy aging. Sorry, no science fiction or time travel here!

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April 26, 2017Health News You Can Use

Spring is in the air!

Spring is finally here, which means a lot of us will be spending increasing amounts of time out in the garden over the next few months. That’s good news, since an April 2014 Growing Health study found that gardening can improve a WIDE variety of health problems related to everything from obesity, inactivity, and old age to dementia […]

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April 12, 2017Uncategorized

Avoid Addictive Opioids. Choose Physical Therapy for Safe Pain Management. #ChoosePT

No one wants to live in pain. But no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free. Since 1999, Americans have increasingly been prescribed opioids—painkillers like Vicodin, OxyContin, Opana, and methodone, and combination drugs like Percocet. In some situations, dosed appropriately, prescription opioids are an appropriate part of medical treatment. However, opioid risks […]

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