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What is physical therapy?

September 11th, 2023

Physical therapy is a health care practice that focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal and movement conditions, injuries, and disorders. It is performed by licensed physical therapists. These physical therapists use a variety of techniques and interventions to address each individual patient’s goals.  What are the goals of physical therapy?  The goals

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Does physical therapy work? The science behind the treatment

August 15th, 2023

If you have never been to physical therapy before, you may be curious if physical therapy works, especially if you have been suffering from chronic pain. Surgery and medication don’t always have to be the answer to any pain you may be experiencing. Physical therapy can provide you with pain management safely and effectively. Physical

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Jumper's knee physical therapy

Jumper’s knee: 4 PT techniques & 5 exercises that can help

August 8th, 2023

The knee joint is a vital part of your body for movement. It is made up of the thighbone (femur), the kneecap (patella), the shinbone (tibia), muscles and tendons. People who frequently participate in sports or activities that involve a lot of jumping and landing can experience jumper’s knee pain.  What is jumper’s knee? Jumper’s

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