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Learning How to Fall Safely

Feb 21, 2017 / Podcast

When gravity strikes, it can lead to a dangerous fall. Learning how to fall safely can help you avoid serious injury.

Optimal Breathing and the Role of Physical Therapy

Feb 8, 2018 / Podcast

Breathing is not just a normal part of life — it is life. If we don't breathe, we don't live. Learn how physical therapist can help people with respiratory problems breathe easier.

Swimming and Physical Therapy

May 26, 2016 / Podcast

Swimming works muscles throughout the body without the pounding of land-based exercise. But that doesn't mean that swimming is an injury-free activity.

Success Story: Physical Therapy Helps Woman Return to "Old Self" After Brain Tumor

Jun 21, 2016 / Podcast

Helo Matzelle underwent surgery for a rare brain tumor at 46, and relearned how walk, talk, and function all over again.

Tai Chi and Physical Therapy

May 3, 2018 / Podcast

Even if you've never practiced tai chi, you've undoubtedly heard about it. But what is it, exactly?

Success Story: Overcoming Severe Pain, IT Band Syndrome, and a Labrum Tear

Jan 2, 2020 / Podcast

A woman with a common runner's injury tried everything to get better, but pain caused her to stop all activities, until she received the physical therapy she needed.

Rotator Cuff Injuries: Symptoms & Treatment

Jan 10, 2013 / Podcast

A shoulder surgeon and a physical therapist discuss the treatment of minor and major rotator cuff injuries.

Five Domains of Sustainable Health

Aug 22, 2017 / Podcast

Many people want to be healthy. Being healthy takes a lot more than just wanting it.

Success Story: Physical Therapist Collaborates With Surgeon to Solve Hip Impingement Diagnosis

Jun 29, 2017 / Podcast

The pain that Annie Karp felt in her hip wasn't intense, but it was unrelenting. She had no success with treatment, until a physical therapist asked: "Are you a dancer?"

Benefits of Physical Therapy for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Jul 30, 2019 / Podcast

Research shows that regular exercise actually can improve memory in people with Alzheimer's, and delay symptoms in those who have the disease but haven't yet shown signs of it.