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What is ‘Good’ Physical Therapy?

Do you think you know what 'good' physical therapy is? Is there a difference in the quality of physical therapy from clinic to clinic or is it all basically the same? Do you just go with the first place listed from a Google search? How can you tell what truly good physical therapy consists of?…
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The Woes of a Desk Jockey

In our years as physical therapists we’ve seen all kinds of injuries and heard all kinds of body-related complaints—some from accidents, some from surgery, and some resulting from extreme athletics. But there’s no athletic endeavor that is guaranteed to lead to injury quite like the Desk Jockey.  The wear and tear on the body of a…
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5 Ways to Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is very common. The daily demands on your body can cause muscle weakness in the lower back. Sitting continuously all day, improper posture, and limited physical activities are some of the contributing factors. Here are some tips to help you overcome and prevent lower back pain. 1) Maintain good flexibility.  Regular stretching helps…
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Is Barefoot Best? The Truth About Running Techniques

In my work as a physical therapist, runners come to me all the time with questions about which running techniques are best. Usually they are struggling with injuries and they’ve heard about the latest, greatest technique on the Web or from their running buddy. They’re hoping that if they change their shoes or the way…
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