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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

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

Getting Your Physical Therapy

Getting Your Physical Therapy
Making the commitment to be physically active is one of the best ways children, adults, and individuals with disabilities can prevent or combat obesity and its consequences. Read More

Pain Getting The Best Of You?

Pain Getting The Best Of You?
Pain not only affects your body, but also your mental attitude. Too often we choose to simply ignore our pain and hope it will go away. Pain is your body letting you know that it needs some attention! Read More

Are You Living With Low Back Pain?

Are You Living With Low Back Pain?
Early physical therapy can be a cost-effective treatment for low back pain. Read More

Add Years & Quality to Your Life

Add Years & Quality to Your Life
People are living longer these days and the centenarian club is not so exclusive anymore. With people living longer, I think it's time to look at things that will give us all a better quality of life for those added years. I hope this weeks tips will help you have a better life for many years. Read More

Are You Over Working Your Young Athlete?

Are You Over Working Your Young Athlete?
Over the last 25 years of treating patients I have seen an increase in injuries in younger athletes. I recently read an article by noted orthopedic surgeon James Andrews, MD. Dr. Andrews' stated that he is seeing "mature" injuries in young kids. Here is more from that article. Read More

Feeling Better by Alleviating Pain

Feeling Better by Alleviating Pain
We have always heard that time heals all things. Well, that is only partially true of your body. The healing doesn't restore your body like before. Here is some information on healing! Read More

Physical and Mental Benefits of a Massage

Physical and Mental Benefits of a Massage
Getting a massage can be a great treat for yourself. Not only does it feel good, but there are some surprising benefits to getting a massage. Here are a few for you to think about. Read More

Preventing the #1 Type of Cancer

Preventing the #1 Type of Cancer
Warmer weather is trying to come back. Flowers are blooming and the sun is warming up the ground. Don't let the sun catch you unprepared by forgetting to use sun screen. Read More

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy
Did you know we have a pool on site here at RPT in Midwest City? Have you been looking for a place for yourself or someone else who needs Aquatic Therapy? Well look no further, we have you covered here at RPT! Read More

Magic Tape

Magic Tape
If you have paid close attention to the NBA Playoffs or many other sports you may have noticed some crazy looking tape some of them were wearing. Read More

Feel Better By Changing Your Habits

Feel Better By Changing Your Habits
I don't know about you, but I try not to make too many resolutions because I know that I will not live up to the tasks I set. Once I get into a habit, it's hard to break. Read More

Having Trouble With Dizziness, We Can Help

Having Trouble With Dizziness, We Can Help
Dizziness that comes on suddenly and persists can often be cured with physical therapy intervention. Here is some general information that can be helpful. Read More

Can You Get Tennis Elbow Without Playing Tennis?

Can You Get Tennis Elbow Without Playing Tennis?
Tennis elbow or pain over the outside of your elbow can be a very nagging injury to get over. Read More

RPT's Easter Celebration

RPT's Easter Celebration
Join us on April 13th and on Good Friday, April 14th for our annual Eggstravaganza. Here is information on our Easter Celebration next Thursday and Friday at a location near you. Read More

A Tip To Reduce Foot Pain

A Tip To Reduce Foot Pain
Nothing is worse than when your feet hurt. Do you ever get out of bed feeling like you're walking on shards of glass? Today's tip will help reduce the foot pain. Read More

Heat or Ice? Which Should You Choose?

Heat or Ice? Which Should You Choose?
What's the most common question people have when they get injured? Do I use Heat or Ice? In this Email we will dive into this question and also share a link to show you how to make your own hot/cold packs. Read More

Take The Pain Out Of Traveling

Take The Pain Out Of Traveling
Spring Break is next week! I look so forward to the break and the thoughts of warmer summer weather all winter long. I love to travel and spring break is often the beginning of the travel season. In light of the season, I am giving you travel tips for this week to help take the pain out of traveling. I hope you are going someplace fun and have safe travels. Read More

What's The Easiest Stretch To Reduce Back Pain?

What's The Easiest Stretch To Reduce Back Pain?
Here is a quick, easy stretch to reduce the stress and strain on your lower back. Try it, your back will thank you. Read More

How A Physical Therapist Can Help With Osteoarthritis

How A Physical Therapist Can Help With Osteoarthritis
Your physical therapist can effectively treat Osteoarthritis. Depending on how severe the Osteoarthritis is, physical therapy may help you avoid surgery. Read More