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Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

The human body goes through a number of changes, as one grows older. A decline in muscle mass and bone density can lead to muscle fatigue and joint pain. It's common for seniors to experience a degree of fear and apprehension prior to exercise. There is good news. Seniors can remain physically active and lead […]
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The problem with MRIs for low back pain

Studies have suggested for years that routine imaging for low back pain is a waste of time and money – not to mention it can harm the patient. Unfortunately, according to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, MRI and other high-tech scans for LBP increased by 50 percent between 1995 and […]
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Keeping Fibromyalgia at Bay thru Physical Therapy

According to NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects 5 million adults in the United States alone. It is more common in women than men and is generally diagnosed in individuals between the ages of 30 and 50. It is often characterized by chronic widespread […]
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Advances on the Treatment of Autism Thru Physical Therapy

Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and communication. It can be associated with repetitive behavior such as hand-flapping or rocking. Low muscle tone and poor motor control can also be present. These impairments result in the inability to perform day to day functions and 'fit in' with society. Physical […]
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How Physical Therapy Help Alzheimer Patients

Alzheimer's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative condition that causes patients to gradually lose their memory and, over time, other bodily functions. It is widely considered a disease that can rob individuals of their dignity and independence. Traditional medicine has been unable to find a cure, although it is possible to slow down the rate […]
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How Physical Therapy Can Help Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis and the Burden It Brings Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a clinical condition characterized by a loss of the myelin tissue that surrounds the nerves and aids in normal conduction of electrical impulses. Common symptoms include weakness in the arms or legs, loss of balance and problems with mobility and bladder function. While the […]
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Physical Therapy Can Help Address Breast Cancer Patients Recover Quickly

Physical therapy can play a role in the treatment of breast cancer. Depending on the severity of the disease, extensive chemotherapy and sometimes surgery may be required. Following treatment, patients feel drained and worn out. This can lower the patient’s quality of life by significantly affecting day-to-day function. Physical therapy helps with pain management, range […]

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Benefits of Physical Therapy on Brain Injury Treatment

A traumatic brain injury (also known as TBI) occurs as a result of trauma to the head, leading to damage to the brain itself. Traumatic brain injuries can result from numerous types of injuries including automobile accidents, contact sports, or falls. Symptoms can vary from mild to severe; ranging from headaches and general confusion to […]
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Treatment and Control of Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a worldwide health problem characterized by the body’s inability to break down sugar due to inefficiency of the hormone insulin. According to the American Diabetes Association, the toll of diabetes is significant if left unchecked. Two out of three people with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke. Diabetes is the leading […]
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Role of Physical Therapy on Heart Health

Role of Physical Therapy on Heart Health The impact of heart disease is significant, since it affects the quality of life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal […]

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