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What Physical Therapists Tell Their Friends

Jul 23, 2015 / Podcast

In the July 2015 issue of Redbook magazine several physical therapists were asked to share the advice they give their friends. They shared with us too.

Aging Well: 70+ Adults and a PT Share How To Thrive, Despite Chronic Conditions

Sep 29, 2020 / Podcast

Older adults who sit too much get out of shape. Senior pickleball athlete Andy Leighton and triathlete Patsy Lillehei join physical therapist Becca Jordre to share how it's never too late to be active and feel good.

Dancing with the Stars Pro Val Chmerkovskiy and Physical Therapy's Role on the Show

Dec 2, 2019 / Podcast

Val Chmerkovskiy and physical therapist Gina Minchella share show insights, and how they reduce the risk of injury and treat the aches and pains from competitive dancing.

Still Dancing

Nov 25, 2018 / Video

Spinal cord injuries changed Marka's life. But thanks to her physical therapists she never stopped dancing.

Youth Athletes Are Seen In Emergency Departments 1.35 Million Times Per Year

Aug 9, 2013 / Did You Know?

Every 25 seconds a youth athlete suffers an injury severe enough to require a trip to the emergency department, an August 2013 research report by Safe Kids Worldwide found.

Exercise Helps Prevent Low Back Pain

Mar 30, 2016 / Did You Know?

If you need another reason to exercise, a systematic review and analysis of the data from 21 different randomized trials links exercise to a 35% reduction in the risk for low back pain.

Female Athlete Triad: What You Should Know

Apr 26, 2022 / Health Tips

Female athlete triad is a condition that involves an imbalance among energy availability, quality and strength of bones, and menstrual cycle. Physical therapists understand its effects and help athletes safely return to their sport.

Physical Therapy a Good First Choice Before Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears

May 29, 2014 / Did You Know?

Why get surgery if you don’t need it? Those who experience nontraumatic rotator cuff tears, for example, can do just as well with "conservative treatment" such as physical therapy.

Pregnancy Alters Running Form

Jun 15, 2013 / Did You Know?

A recent study published in The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy suggests that pregnancy causes biomechanical changes to a runner's stride that can linger after childbirth.

“Specialized” High School Athletes More Likely to Report Hip and Knee Injuries

Aug 10, 2016 / Did You Know?

The study was small, but the results lined up with what many health care professionals have been saying for years: youth athletes who specialize in a single sport may be at a higher risk for injury.