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9 Things Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know About Aging Well

Sep 28, 2018 / Health Tips

With the right type and amount of physical activity, we can help stave off many age-related health problems. These nine tips from physical therapists will help you live life to its fullest.

Tips to Prevent Skiing-Related Knee Injuries

Sep 30, 2018 / Health Tips

The most common skiing injuries happen to the lower limb, most commonly the knee. These tips from physical therapist can reduce your risk of being injured.

Recognizing Signs of a Concussion

Nov 12, 2014 / Health Tips

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, or neck. In the United States, an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually.

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

Mar 29, 2018 / Health Tips

Pain can interfere with work, everyday activities, and affect quality of life. Here are nine things physical therapists want you to know about pain.

Adaptive Sports: Staying Active While Living With A Disability

Jul 2, 2021 / Health Tips

Staying active while living with a disability is important for your health. Physical activity can help you strengthen your heart, muscles, and bones and improve coordination.

3 Tips for Backpack Safety

Aug 30, 2018 / Health Tips

Children—or anyone—should follow these simple tips, provided by physical therapists, when wearing a backpack.

Choose Movement Over Bed Rest to Improve the Result of Your Hospital Stay

Sep 6, 2019 / Health Tips

People in the hospital spend a lot of time in bed. One study found that hospital patients spend over 95% of their time in bed. Bed rest may be unavoidable for some, based on their condition, but it's harmful for most people.

Chronic Pain in Children and Physical Therapy: What You Should Know

Jun 27, 2019 / Health Tips

Nobody wants to see a child in pain. We most often see it after an accident, injury, or during an illness, but what about when it continues and does not resolve with time or simple treatments?

Physical Therapy Guide to Above-Knee Amputation (Transfemoral Amputation)

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Above-knee amputation is a surgical procedure performed to remove a damaged limb due to trauma, disease, or congenital disability.

Physical Therapy Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disability that results in social, communication, and behavior challenges. Symptoms vary from mild to severe.