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Feb 11, 2020 / Health Tips
Shoulder replacement is a major surgery in which all or part of the shoulder joint is replaced. If you have shoulder replacement surgery you'll see a physical therapist to help you recover.
Mar 19, 2018 / Health Tips
Bowel health can be uncomfortable to discuss, but it provides a good indication of your overall health. These tips from physical therapists for developing healthy and regular bowel routines can help you stay healthy.
Mar 28, 2018 / Health Tips
Nearly all adults will experience low back pain at some point. Physical therapists dispel five common myths about low back pain and treatment.
Apr 1, 2022 / Health Tips
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are committed to reducing health disparities and encourage everyone to be physically active with these tips.
May 24, 2021 / Health Tips
The American Physical Therapy Association encourages Americans of all ages and abilities to embrace an active lifestyle to benefit their health and wellbeing. Americans don't get enough physical activity. Here are just a few statistics by state.
Sep 3, 2013 / Did You Know?
A study published in the American Journal of Public Health suggests that obesity is more deadly than previously thought.
Dec 9, 2016 / Did You Know?
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines to reduce the long-term use of opioids to treat most pain, a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation survey highlights several factors contributing to ongoing use.
Mar 28, 2018 / Did You Know?
According to a recent study, it appears that opioids may not be any more effective than nonopioid medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for treating chronic back pain, or hip or knee osteoarthritis-related pain.
May 22, 2017 / Did You Know?
A large majority, 79%, of patients who have undergone surgery would choose a non-opioid option for treatment of pain over opioids.
Nov 2, 2017 / Did You Know?
In the past, doctors recommended delaying physical activity after a concussion. New research suggests that early return (within one week) to physical activity may actually decrease the likelihood of persistent symptoms in children and teens.