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Top 10 Ways to Protect Your identity

An estimated 9 million Americans have their identity stolen each year. (Says the FTC, so it must be true!) Could you be next? Wait, could I be next?? (Cue suspenseful music.) I sure hope not!!Unless you’re an identical twin, there shouldn’t be anyone out there walking around pretending to be you, and getting away with […]
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Common Sports Injuries

The most commonly injured areas of the body are the ankles, knees, shoulders, elbows, and spine. Strains and Sprains An acute sports injury can fracture a bone, but more common are injuries to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. (Remember: tendons attach muscles to the bones; ligaments attach one bone to another). Sprains are tears of the […]
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Sports Medicine

  Sports Injury Types and Treatments Some sports injuries primarily involve the skeleton while others originate in the muscles, ligaments or tendons. But since the entire musculoskeletal system works together as a finely tuned machine — an injury to one component can severely impair the function of others in the system. Impact injuries to the spine, for […]
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Physical Therapy Crucial To Sports Injury Recovery

Sports injuries have sidelined many athletes for games, seasons, and worse, careers. Injuries are common while participating in organized sports, competitions, training exercises, or fitness activities. Poor training methods, inadequate warm-up, and lack of conditioning are a few of the causes of sports injuries. “Injuries can be caused by a combination of those things without […]
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Physical therapy: Who can benefit and how can it help?

Orthopedic physical therapy treats musculoskeletal injuries, involving the muscles, bones, ligaments, fascias, and tendons. It is suitable for medical conditions such as fractures, sprains, tendonitis, bursitis, chronic medical problems, and rehabilitation or recovery from orthopedic surgery. Patients may undergo treatment with joint mobilizations, manual therapy, strength training, mobility training, and other modalities. Geriatric physical therapy […]
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Can I Do Physical Therapy Myself?

The goal of physical therapy is to educate the patient on successful self-care. To accomplish this, however, the expert care and guidance of a licensed physical therapist is required. Your physical therapist’s specialized education and clinical expertise, combined with the latest available evidence and treatment techniques, are critical to evaluating and diagnosing your condition and […]
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Is Surgery My Only Option?

In many cases, physical therapy has been shown to be as effective as surgery in treating a wide range of conditions—from rotator cuff tears and degenerative disk disease to meniscal tears and some forms of knee osteoarthritis. The study found that people who recently have seen a physical therapist know this to be true, with […]
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