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3 May, 2024

3 key differences between aquatic therapy and swim class

In aquatic therapy, a licensed physical therapist conducts exercises and activities that target a painful and/or swollen area in your body. These exercises take place in a heated pool. For example, your physical therapist may use their hands to gently loosen your injured muscles (i.e., use passive exercises) during aquatic therapy. They may also instruct

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5 Feb, 2024

What does arthritis pain feel like?

You wake up ready to conquer your day, but your joints have other plans. You may feel a nagging discomfort, stiffness or even a throbbing sensation. What can be the culprit behind this irritating pain, determined to derail your day? It could be arthritis. Arthritis is a common condition that affects 53.2 million people. It’s

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3 Jan, 2024

What affects the salary of a physical therapist with specialist training?

One of the most intriguing facets of the physical therapy profession is the potential for rewarding compensation. Physical therapy salaries can vary based on a variety of factors, including experience, location and specialization. Beyond the financial aspect, many people can be drawn to physical therapy due to the gratification received by positively impacting their patients’

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6 Nov, 2023

3 interview questions providers commonly ask when searching for a physical therapist

The physical therapy industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. In fact, physical therapy employment is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2032. Are you among the many people looking for a new job as a physical therapist? Here are some questions you should expect to answer during an

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11 Sep, 2023

5 top exercises for hip pain that you should be using

Your hips are integral to all forms of movement as they work to help you move, walk, and run, and hip pain can inhibit your ability to move and function in your everyday life. A physical therapist can help you move with less pain and increase your hip’s range of motion with effective exercise, stretching

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1 Aug, 2023

Rotator cuff physical therapy exercises for student-athletes

We all put our shoulders through wear and tear on a daily basis, especially people who participate in strenuous fitness activities and sports. Nearly every sport requires ample mobility of the shoulder, from tossing a basketball from the three-point line to swinging a golf club. While athletes of any age are at risk of a

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6 Jul, 2023

4 treatments & 3 tips for golf-related knee pain

Although golf can seem like a low energy output sport, it still requires the same precautions and preparations as all other sports. In golfing, you use your entire body in an athletic stance to precisely aim that golf ball. So it is important to know how to prevent injury or pain before playing golf.  Your

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13 Aug, 2020

Treating lower back pain with physical therapy exercises

Download Free Guide One of the most common types of pain in adults is lower back pain. It can occur for many reasons, including: Sitting for too long Overexertion in physical activity Incorrect posture when picking things up Traumatic injury Weighing too much Smoking Chronic conditions like arthritis and herniated discs Depending on the cause,

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13 Aug, 2020

Discover how exercising helps reduce neck pain

Download Free Guide Neck pain is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The older you get, the more it seems like it’s another normal part of life that we all experience. However, it doesn’t always have to be this way. Whether you have a stiff neck from sleeping in a poor

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13 Aug, 2020

Your video guide to three simple exercises for reducing knee pain

Download Free Guide When you have constant pain and stiffness in your knees, exercising is probably one of the last activities you think about doing. However, exercising helps strengthen and stretch the muscles around your knees, which helps reduce and prevent knee pain. It may feel like you’re in a pickle if you have knee

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