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Physical Therapists Are Exercise Experts Across The Lifespan

Physical Therapists Are Exercise Experts Across The Lifespan
Did you know that physical therapists are trained to treat movement dysfunctions throughout the ENTIRE human lifespan? Read More

Pitcher's Elbow, Is Your Child at Risk?

Pitcher's Elbow, Is Your Child at Risk?
Medial Apophysitis, or Pitcher's Elbow, is a condition that occurs as a result of an injury or irritation to the inside of the elbow, commonly affecting young athletes. It is often classified as an "overuse syndrome" in baseball or softball players in the developmental stages of rapid growth (approximately 11 to 15 years of age). Pitcher's Elbow can be identified and effectively treated by a physical therapist. Read More

Big Backpacks Can Cause Problems

Big Backpacks Can Cause Problems
Back to school means carrying a lot of books and other items. Most students use a backpack to haul all their stuff around. These tips can save your back. Read More

5 Ways To Manage Stress With Physical Therapy

5 Ways To Manage Stress With Physical Therapy
Each person experiences stress in his or her daily life, whether it is from work or personal life. Some stress is good, but chronic levels of stress can lead to detrimental effects on our bodies involving the musculoskeletal system, nervous system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, and reproductive system. Physical therapy can help with more than pain management; therapists can offer techniques to assist in decreasing chronic stress levels and add balance back into the body. Read More

Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent Low Back Pain
Up to 80% of us will have an episode of back pain at some point in our lives. Read More

Don't Get Rusty

Don't Get Rusty
Much like a piece of machinery that can get rusty while sitting too long. The parts of a machine that are made to move loses the lubricant if left sitting still, causing rust and friction. Your body is made to move, created for motion. Motion keeps everything working from your bowels to your joints. Read More

Activities To Promote Development In Children

Activities To Promote Development In Children
Summer is half way over, so let's get moving with these fun, easy-to-implement activities designed to help children build strong, healthy bodies and minds through play. Read More

Pain vs Soreness

Pain vs Soreness
Regional Physical Therapy is here to help you stay healthy and up to date on the latest healthcare information. We want to keep you moving and on the go, but we also want you to seek treatment early should the need arise. Read More

Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Chronic Pain!

Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Chronic Pain!
Chronic pain is a downward spiral as the lack of activity will worsen the situation. The perception of pain during any activity is sort of an “all or nothing” situation. Read More

Education from a Physical Therapist Before Back Surgery May Reduce Cost, Improve Outcomes

Education from a Physical Therapist Before Back Surgery May Reduce Cost, Improve Outcomes
While physical therapists are known as hands-on, movement specialists, evidence is beginning to suggest their ability to teach can improve outcomes and reduce health care costs as well. Read More

Staying Fit After 50

Staying Fit After 50
Can you become fit after 50? At 78 million strong, Baby Boomers are one of the largest and most powerful generations in the U.S. However, many boomers are actually overweight or obese, placing them at greater risk for chronic health conditions that can be prevented. Read More

Get Physical Therapy To Avoid Surgery

Get Physical Therapy To Avoid Surgery
Many conditions that end in surgery can be avoided if you only intervene early enough. Read More

Women's Exercise Level is Key to Heart Health

Women's Exercise Level is Key to Heart Health
Everyone knows exercise is important in helping to prevent heart disease, but a study suggests women may not have to overdo it to make an impact on their health. Read More

Improve Your Balance and More With...

Improve Your Balance and More With...
Your body feels better in the water than anywhere else. Know why? Because the buoyancy of water helps reduce the effects of gravity on your spine and joints. Read More

9 Physical Therapist Tips To Help You Age Well

9 Physical Therapist Tips To Help You Age Well
We can't stop time, or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence-often helping you avoid the need for surgery or long-term use of prescription drugs. Read More

Healthy Habits for Every Age

Healthy Habits for Every Age
Starting healthy habits early can help stave off many age-related health conditions. Read More

Don't Just Sit There!!

Don't Just Sit There!!
We know sitting too much is bad and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe. Read More

Decrease Your Time Sitting

Decrease Your Time Sitting
Have you ever found yourself sitting nearly all day? As working adults, many of us spend our day sitting behind a computer. Our weekends have turned into Netflix marathons and resting from a long week. Many people view retirement as a time to rest and enjoy activities such as reading, sewing, etc. Well, these notions may also be a detriment to our health. Read More

Debunking Seven Common Myths About Physical Therapy

Debunking Seven Common Myths About Physical Therapy
People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that often discourage people from visiting a physical therapist. Read More

Tips For Reducing Your Risk Of Falling

Tips For Reducing Your Risk Of Falling
Have you or a loved one ever experienced a fall? The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) defines a fall as “an unexpected event in which the participants come to rest on the ground, floor, or lower level. (APTA, 2007).” In other words, you do not need to land on the floor in order to have had a fall! Read More

Reduce Your Chance Of A Heart Attack

Reduce Your Chance Of A Heart Attack
What can reduce your chance of a heart attack? The answer is simple, walking. Scientists have found out exactly how many steps it takes you to keep your heart healthier. Read More

Vertigo, You Don't Have To Live With It

Vertigo, You Don't Have To Live With It
Your dizziness may be caused by a blockage in the inner ear that can be easily treated with physical therapy. Here is more information that can help you. Read More

Improving Arthritis Through Exercise

Improving Arthritis Through Exercise
Help keeping arthritis down. Read More

Offset The Symptoms Of Winter Blues

Offset The Symptoms Of Winter Blues
During winter we have a tendency to stay indoors and can get a touch of cabin fever, also known as, seasonal affective disorder. It presents as depression that is of slow onset during the autumn and winter months. Read More

A Tip To Getting Fit In The New Year

A Tip To Getting Fit In The New Year
The new year always brings about a need to get fit. It's a great goal, but it's quickly abandoned by most people. I think you should rethink the plan before letting it go by February! Here is some information that can help you get healthier. Read More

Stimulate And Regenerate Tissue with Astym

Stimulate And Regenerate Tissue with Astym
Astym treatment is safe and effective: Astym is one of the most researched and effective therapy treatments available. Read More

Good Balance Linked To Brain Health

Good Balance Linked To Brain Health
Struggling to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer was linked to an increased risk for small blood vessel damage in the brain and reduced cognitive function in otherwise healthy people with no clinical symptoms, according to new research. Read More

Good Sleeping Posture Is Great For Your Back

Good Sleeping Posture Is Great For Your Back
Most everyone knows that good posture is important, but good posture doesn't apply just to sitting and standing. Read More