Why Aquatic Therapy Could Be Just What You Need

Aquatic therapy is a growing form of physical therapy that can help patients of all ages. The water is soothing and really appeals to those who are in need of treatment that can heal the body, while also rehabilitating and building fitness levels.   What is Aquatic Therapy? Aquatic therapy is form of physical therapy…
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3 Keys to improving Low Back Recovery

  Most people will have back pain at some point in their life. Back pain is like the common cold of musculoskeletal injuries. If the back pain is especially painful or long lasting, most people will seek medical care. The initial decisions, in regards to what should be done with this back pain, are very…
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Common Physical Therapy FAQ’s

Whether you’ve never had physical therapy, or it has been a while since your last visit, you probably have questions about pt treatment. So we put together a list of some of the most common physical therapy questions we get from patients and non-patients alike.   Who should seek Physical Therapy? People who get the…
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Balancing the Body’s Systems

  Try to take a 150-250 pound object and balance it on a square platform one foot wide. Seem like a tough task? This is typically what happens every time you take a step. The body needs to balance its mass over the foot. It takes a highly complex interaction of the different systems of…
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4 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist

  When it comes to seeking help for an injury, there are many different ways to handle treatment. Experiencing pain, especially sharp/shooting pain should be a trigger that it’s time to seek help from a healthcare professional such as a physical therapist. However, some people are not as proactive as others when it comes to…
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Exercise Is Reducing Dementia In Humans And Rats Too

  The human mind is absolutely astounding. Some have estimated the number of neurons to be near 100 billion. Within the brain is numerous circuits that contain memories, movement patterns, facial recognition, and many other features. Dementia becomes more common the older one becomes. Just as muscles and bones age, the brain can “age” as…
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How Much Water Should I Drink In A Day?

  How Much Water Should I Drink In A Day? How Much Water did you Drink Today? Did you drink enough water today? How do you know and does it actually matter? You may have heard you should drink eight, 8oz. glasses of water a day. You may have some questions going through your head:…
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3 Common Lifting Mistakes To Avoid

  Low back pain is about as common as a cold. Nearly everyone will have one at some point in their life1. No program or training has been proven to completely remove the risk of back pain, but I want to give you some tools to help you keep your back as healthy as possible,…
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Does Preventive Ankle Taping Actually Help?

  Ankle sprains are very common sporting injuries(1). So one might think, “Let’s just get our ankles taped to prevent an injury.”  Not so fast. Recent research has shown that taping or bracing an ankle has a significant impact on the knee on the same side(2). Taping an ankle often limits the amount of ankle movement…
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Physical Therapist vs. Chiropractor

  Do you know the difference between a chiropractor and a physical therapist? People often get confused about how to choose one versus the other for treatment of an injury. When it comes down to it, chiropractors focus on spinal manipulation and their patients typically come back for on-going maintenance. Physical therapists focus on exercise,…
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