Month: September 2016

Opioid Overload

When it comes to back and neck pain alone, 1-2% of patients with low back pain who seek treatment have a serious disorder and require surgery, while 5-10% of patients warrant further investigation through imaging.  That...

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Osteoarthritis of the Spine

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine is a condition that usually occurs with aging and is typically diagnosed after age 50. Its causes include injury to the spine, wear and tear on the discs of the spine...

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8 Fall Steps for Healthy Living

Give your health a boost this fall with eight tips so simple you’ll hardly know they’re healthy. As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, change is in the air. That’s what makes fall...

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Physical Therapy Plays a Key Role in Reducing Frequency of ACL Injuries

For many families, sending your kids back to school also means sending them back out onto the field as fall sports begin. But did you know that according to the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical...

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World Physical Therapy Day

Today is World Physical Therapy Day! World Physical Therapy Day is a yearly event that promotes physical therapy’s contribution to global health and recognizes crucial role the profession makes to keep people well, mobile and...

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