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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

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

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

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

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

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