5 Things You Didn’t Know Physical Therapists Treat

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With the new year comes new goals and resolutions. As you work toward the things you want to achieve, consider the many ways physical therapy can help. Physical therapists can do a lot more than many people realize.

10 Myths about Physical Therapy, Busted

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October is National Physical Therapy Month, a time set aside each year to celebrate the profession and those who dedicate their careers to helping others live their best lives. To support the cause, we’re debunking the top 10 myths about PT.

4 Fun Facts About Physical Therapy

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How much do you know about physical therapy? Most people know what PT is, and have a good idea about how it works, but there are some things that the physical therapists at Therapeutic Associates wish everybody knew, that many don’t.

October is National PT Month – Benefits of Physical Therapy

Every October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. This annual occurrence is our opportunity to celebrate the profession and our own physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, who make a difference in patient lives each day.

Utilizing ASTYM and FDM in Manual Therapy

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FDM and ASTYM are both physical therapy modalities that may be used independently, or in conjunction with other modalities to enhance the effectiveness of traditional rehabilitation methods.

Exploring Innovative Approaches in Manual Therapy

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Research continues to provide evidence that a combination of manual therapy, active movement/exercise, and patient education produces the best results toward the goal of unrestricted, pain-free participation in daily work and recreational activities.

Physical Therapy after a Motor Vehicle Accident

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There are few injuries that are less predictable in their nature, less consistent in their outcome and more varied in their treatment than those sustained in a car accident. Physical therapy can be an effective treatment option.

Can Physical Therapy Help with My Jaw Pain and Headaches? 

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If you’re suffering from jaw pain and headaches, your jaw pops or gets stuck when you eat or talk, or you have other unexplained symptoms, you may have TMD – Temporomandibular Disorder (often referred to as TMJ). A skilled PT can work with you to address your situation and set you on the road to recovery.

Physical Therapy for Injury-Free Golf 

Whether you’re an avid golfer or someone who hits the course every now and then, optimal fitness can improve your golf performance and help you prevent golf-related injury. Physical therapists with specialized training can help you take your game to the next level.

Physical Therapy for Concussion After a Car Crash

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A concussion is a traumatic injury to the brain that can be caused during a motor vehicle accident, with or without impact to the head. Specially trained physical therapists offer expert care in concussion rehabilitation, and will work with your physician throughout treatment.

Physical Therapy for TMD and Jaw Pain Relief

If you have pain in your jaw on one or both sides, you may have TMD, sometimes referred to as TMJ. Our skilled physical therapists are educated and experienced in treating this disorder and can help get you on the road to recovery.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – How Physical Therapy Can Help

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Everyone gets tired and worn down from time to time. But when that feeling goes from merely being tired to being extremely fatigued and no amount of rest seems to help, chronic fatigue syndrome may be to blame. Through physical therapy, you can learn how to conserve energy while slowly improving strength and endurance.

Blood Flow Restriction Training — Expediting Recovery and Rehabilitation

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Blood Flow Restriction Training can be applied to a wide range of conditions with positive results. As a treatment protocol, BFRT offers the same benefits of a high load exercise or training program, using a much lower weight load, making it especially beneficial for patients who have weight-bearing restrictions.

Whiplash After a Car Accident — Physical Therapy Can Help

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Millions of people are injured due to motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States, and many don’t feel symptoms of pain or immobility right away. Symptoms of whiplash can show up days or even weeks later, but it’s important to seek care from a physical therapist as soon as possible after you’ve been in a car crash.

Supporting COVID Long-Haulers Through Physical Therapy

Post-COVID Syndrome or long-haulers can cause debilitating symptoms long after the virus is detectable in the body. As experts in movement, physical therapists can create a customized plan to guide you safely and successfully through recovery and back to optimal health.

Find Relief for Tension Headaches this Winter Holiday Season

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There’s nothing like a tension headache to put a damper on the spirit of the holidays. When the craziness and stress of the season catches up to you, suddenly decorating, wrapping gifts and baking cookies after a day of work, shopping and running errands can feel like a list of unbearable chores instead of the […]

Get Moving! How Physical Therapy Can Help Combat Depression

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Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve injured your shoulder, sprained an ankle or are battling low back pain. But did you know that PTs are also trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions?

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