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Three Strategies to Maintain Health and Fitness

Apr 8, 2020 / Health Tips

Although COVID-19 has caused changes to our way of life, we shouldn't let it put a damper on doing healthy activities. Regular physical activity boosts your immune system and may help reduce your risk for a hospital care if you get COVID.

5 Ways To Improve Physical Activity During National Minority Health Month

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.

Avoiding Golf Injuries

Apr 20, 2015 / Podcast

During Spring, many Americans head to the golf course and discover that their clubs aren't the only things that have been gathering dust all winter.

Physical Therapy Is Underutilized by People With Parkinson Disease

Jul 8, 2016 / Did You Know?

Physical therapy can help people with Parkinson disease improve their quality of life and delay the negative effects of the disease, but a recent study shows that only about 12% of people with Parkinsons are getting physical therapist services.

Early Exercise Can Decrease Depression in Patients With Parkinson Disease

Jan 31, 2014 / Did You Know?

Exercise is known to offset many physical side effects of Parkinson disease. A recent study suggests that early exercise also can reduce depression symptoms among people living with the disease.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet: 'I'm a Dancer Again'

Jul 25, 2017 / Podcast

The terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon changed the lives of many including Adrianne Haslet, a professional dancer. She lost her left leg below the knee.

Washington Spirit's Joanna Lohman Reflects on Her "ACL Journey"

Jun 7, 2018 / Podcast

Coming back from an ACL injury is hard, even for elite athletes like Washington Spirit midfielder Joanna Lohman. She reflects on the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of her "ACL journey" with former professional soccer player and ACL Club founder Jordan Angeli.

Avoiding Sedentary Behaviors in Children

Feb 24, 2015 / Podcast

Playtime for children has changed with technology and many don't get enough physical activity. A physical therapist discusses the adverse affects, on infants to school-aged kids.

MRI Scans Do Not Measure Pain or Function

Mar 4, 2020 / Did You Know?

A study published in the Journal of ISAKOS, Joint Disorders & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, adds to a growing body of evidence that MRI scans are often misleading.

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.