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Unlocking Your Fitness and Weight Loss Goals

A Personalized Approach to Achieving Your New Year's Resolutions As the year draws to a close, many people start looking ahead to the New Year with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. Among the most popular New Year's resolutions are fitness and weight loss goals, a testament to the growing desire for a healthier […]

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Understanding ACL Ruptures and Non-Surgical Healing

The Problem with ACL Injuries Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are a common and often serious issue, especially for athletes and active individuals. Traditionally, the common belief was that a ruptured ACL has very limited capacity to heal on its own, leading to long–term limitations or the need for surgical intervention. A New Perspective: The […]

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Wall Squats: A Simple Exercise to Lower Blood Pressure

What are wall squats? Wall squats are a simple exercise that can help lower blood pressure, especially systolic blood pressure. Systolic blood pressure is the top number on your blood pressure reading, and it’s the pressure your blood puts on your artery walls when your heart beats. High systolic blood pressure is a major risk […]

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Why You Should See a Physical Therapist Before the New Year

We all have busy lives, especially when the year is ending. But even in the busy times, it’s important to take care of our bodies. If you have pain in your neck, back, shoulders, hips, knees, or ankles, or if you have sprains, strains, or tendinitis, seeing a physical therapist before the year ends can […]

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Hip Pain? You Won’t Believe What This New Study Found

If you have hip pain, you're not alone. Hip pain is a common condition that affects people of all ages. But there is good news: a new study has found that exercise therapy is effective in reducing pain and improving function in patients with hip osteoarthritis (OA). What is exercise therapy? Exercise therapy is a […]

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Teens Dealing With Knee Pain And How Physical Therapy Can Help

What is Osgood–Schlatter Disease? Osgood–Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common condition affecting the knees of growing adolescents, particularly those engaged in sports or physical activities. It manifests as pain, swelling, and tenderness below the kneecap at the top of the shinbone. This occurs due to the stress placed on the growth plate in the knee […]

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Tips to Improve Exercise Tolerance for Patients with Osteoarthritis

For decades, scientists have repeatedly proven that exercise can be beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis (often diagnosed in the shoulder, hip, and/or knee). Here are exercise tips that will inspire you to exercise and also seek out the care of one of our physical therapy experts for a tailored and personalized program to help you […]

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Testosterone Therapy & Cardiac Conditions: What You Need to Know

For years, the relationship between testosterone therapy and cardiac health has been a subject of debate. Recent findings from a Cleveland Clinic–led trial offer new insights, suggesting that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase the risk of major adverse cardiac events in men with low testosterone levels who also have preexisting or a high […]

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The Rise of Pickleball and Shoulder Injuries

Pickleball has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past few years, particularly among adults aged 40 and older. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, the number of pickleball players in the United States surpassed 3.3 million in 2020. With this surge in participation comes an increase in sports–related injuries. A study […]

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Physical Therapy May Be The Best Option For Acute Back & Neck Pain

Here’s yet another reason why you should seek out physical therapy treatment if you are experiencing acute back or neck pain (less than 6 weeks old). If you are suffering from acute back or neck pain, you may want to think twice before reaching for prescription opioid painkillers. New research shows that opioids provide no […]

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