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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

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

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

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

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.
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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

Is Your Cell Phone Hurting You?

Is Your Cell Phone Hurting You?
Do you ever wonder what we did without smart phones? I can't hardly remember that, although I did live through it! There is a down side to all this new technology and it's that we are sacrificing our neck and shoulders trying to stay plugged in to the devices. Here is a quick trick to help you with keeping your neck healthy. 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

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

9 Things You Should Know About Pain
Pain, we all suffer from a form of this everyday some more than others. Here are 9 things you should know about pain. Read More

Suffer From Headaches? Get Relief By Doing This

Suffer From Headaches? Get Relief By Doing This
Headaches can be debilitating. If you suffer from them, you understand what I mean. Here is a quick release to help ease the constant throbbing that occurs when you get a headache. Read More

Get Relief From Carpal Tunnel By Doing This

Get Relief From Carpal Tunnel By Doing This
Numbness of the first 3 fingers can be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. Here is a tip to reduce the pain and numbness. Read More

What's The Best Exercise For People With Arthritis?

What's The Best Exercise For People With Arthritis?
Exercises that are performed through the entire range of motion and have reduced weight bearing on the joints are the easiest to perform. You can start with a stationary bike, or do some movement in a pool that will reduce the stress and strain on the joint. 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

#1 Food That Causes Arthritis Flare Ups

#1 Food That Causes Arthritis Flare Ups
We are what we eat! Have you ever thought about how your body adjusts to all the things you put into you body? It can cause your body to suffer from all sorts of ailments and diseases. Here are a few things to think about when you are eating your next meal! Read More

Study For Low Back Pain Shows Significant Improvement

Study For Low Back Pain Shows Significant Improvement
Our recent study for low back pain shows significant improvement, this study was performed by RPT's own Mark Ward, PT. Read about our excellent results here!! Read More