October is National Physical Therapy Month 

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). NPTM is designed to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and…

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Achy, Painful Shoulder? Here are 5 PT-Approved Exercises to Help

One of the most common questions a physical therapist gets is simply, “What are some stretches for shoulder pain?” Now, more than ever, shoulder pain is a leading complaint among physical therapy patients. But why…

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Coronavirus and Physical Therapy – How PTs are Making it Safe

Currently, the world of health care is faced with new information and enforced changes (almost) daily because of COVID-19. So, it’s no surprise that physical therapy has also been deeply impacted by such. But how are physical therapy (PT) practices – normally a very hands-on specialty – adapting to…

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How to Exercise During COVID – Safely!

Exercise, social distancing, COVID-19, and a pandemic – oh my! Now more than ever, it’s important to maintain your physical and mental well-being WHILE practicing social distancing. How can this be done, you ask? Luckily, it’s not as hard as…

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Physical Therapy Exercises for Lung Health

Breathing Problems & COVID-19 Breathing is one of the most important processes that the human body performs. Breathing is the body’s way of facilitating gas exchanges that allow cellular respiration to occur, primarily by bringing…

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