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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

Don't lose out on your benefits

Don't lose out on your benefits
Health care benefits are "use or lose" each year. Don't lose those expensive benefits you have paid for, because they reset every January. Read More

Big Backpacks Can Cause Big Problems

Big Backpacks Can Cause Big 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

Are You At Risk of Falling?

Are You At 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

Don't Just Sit There!

Don't Just Sit There!
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

Best Way To Prevent Disease

Best Way To Prevent Disease
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are either overweight or obese (for each group the percentages are equal). Read More

Can't Have An MRI?

Can't Have An MRI?
Many times there is a need for an MRI, but you are unable to have one for many reasons. If you have metal implants or claustrophobia then the MRI won’t work for you. Sometimes the cost for an MRI is just too much to handle. Some conditions can be evaluated by a special test called a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS). Read More

Do You Have Foot Pain?

Do You Have Foot Pain?
Foot pain is one of the worst things because it seems everything you do involves standing or walking from one place to another. The sharp, stabbing pain can be excruciating. Here are some things that can help you get back to walking pain free. Read More