Exercise Therapy: A Dynamic Form of Physical Therapy

Exercise therapy is a form of physical therapy designed to achieve specific therapeutic goals, depending on the patient. This treatment aims to work toward the reduction of pain, as well as restoration and recovery of musculoskeletal function. If you suffer from…

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5 Best Exercises to Rehab a Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury is one of the most common issues faced by athletes and hardcore fitness enthusiasts. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that surround your shoulder joint and keep the top of your upper arm bone stabilized. In other words, your rotator cuff…

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Why Physical Therapy Matters for Pain Management

In 2015, the medical researchers at the University of Pittsburgh carried out a unique experiment to evaluate the efficiency of physical therapy for pain management. They split a group of patients suffering from a spinal injury: half received physical therapy…

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I’m a Senior: Am I A Good Candidate For Physical Therapy?

When most people think about effective treatment for arthritis, Parkinson’s, or even cancer, they think of surgery and prescription medications. But what if physical therapy is the answer? In the last few years, physical therapy has come to be known as vital to the…

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What Are Trigger Points and Why Do They Matter?

It’s been long known among the medical community that among the most common causes of pain are trigger points, also known as myofascitis or myofascial pain syndrome. Unfortunately, it’s also the most ignored health issue that doesn’t get much attention. Even though…

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