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How Aquatic Therapy Can Help Your Recovery Process

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As you might already know, physical therapy rehabilitation is a form of treatment to help you improve a condition or recover from an injury or surgery. But did you know there is a form of physical therapy that takes place in water? It takes some time to rebuild muscle strength and regain your range of […]

How to Recognize a Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident

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With roughly 20-50 million car accident injuries in the US every year, it’s no shock that as physical therapists, we treat many car accident patients in our clinic. Some of the obvious injuries we see include rehab broken bones, muscle injuries and ligament tears. However, some injuries can occur during an accident that may not […]

Having Knee or Ankle Pain? See a Physical Therapist First!

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In my practice as a Physical Therapist, I commonly see people with knee and ankle pains.  These pains could be due to any number of reasons, but often the pains are due to some kind of musculoskeletal issue – a sprain or a strain, poor strength or balance, or even a more chronic issue like […]

6 Facts About Blood Pressure That You Should Know

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May is National Blood Pressure Month! We feel it’s extremely important for you to understand the basics about blood pressure. So we’ve put together a quick run-down of some of the important things you should know. Fact #1: Blood pressure is important. It is the force of blood against the walls of your arteries. Blood […]

The Dynamic Duo: Physical Therapist & Physical Therapist Assistant

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When you go to the doctor or dentist, you have a team of professionals who serve you. Your physical therapy experience is no different.  A team approach of a Physical Therapist (PT) and a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is always better and here’s why:  Both the PT and PTA must successfully complete their accredited programs and both […]

Take Your Spring Eating Routine from Drab to FAB

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It’s very common to eat a little heavier during the colder months. So things like soup, meat and potatoes, comfort foods like casserole typically have the spotlight because they keep our bellies full and bodies warm. However, now that warmer months are officially here, you’re probably starting (or ready) to make some adjustments to your […]

Thank You Letter: Perspective From a PT Student

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As part of the rigorous Doctorate of Physical Therapy curriculum, physical therapy students are required to complete 3-5 clinical internships at various clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and other rehabilitation centers for 6-12 weeks in each setting. Students are assigned to a clinical instructor/preceptor (“CI” for short) who serves as a mentor during their clinical rotation. […]

What is Occupational Therapy? | National OT Month

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month! So we wanted to help everyone understand what this therapy is, and how it’s different from physical therapy. The purpose of occupational therapy is to help people do the things they want and need to do on a daily basis. Whether it’s returning to a normal day at home, […]

Quick Facts About Physical Therapy School

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PT Education Requirements 4 years of undergraduate study and 3 years of graduate school Some programs offer a 3 + 3 accelerated degree Most programs have a research component Clinical rotations/Internships (varies by school) 40-46 weeks Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) – All PT programs are now Doctorate programs.  Individuals are no longer able to […]

Update on Returning to Sports After Having an ACL Reconstruction

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I have been a practicing Physical Therapist for 20 years in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine and have helped rehab my share of athletes after having their ACL reconstructed.  I recently went to a continuing education course talking about updates on the topic of how to better return our athletes to their sports after having […]

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