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You do not need a referral or prescription, Physical Therapy is safe for you, Physical Therapy is covered by your insurance plan, Physical…

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Put simply, empty calories are calories that come from foods or drinks that have little or no nutritional value. There are many common sources…

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Nope, it's not coffee. Water. Water does wonders for our health and wellness. An adult body is around 55-60% water, so drinking water daily is…

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Whether you spend each day at a desk or on your feet, your commute is a quick walk or a long drive, you did a 20-minute HIIT workout or an hour…

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I am shocked at the number of patients who are surprised when they find out that physical therapists hold a Doctorate degree, or even go to…

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Almost 70% of full-time American workers hate sitting, but do it all day, every day. It's time to change that. If you have a sedentary job then…

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Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study. Researchers…

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Diastasis Recti is a common condition that affects many women during the childbearing years. As a fetus grows within the uterus, the uterus…

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Integrated Kinetic Neurology is a treatment approach that targets the brain-body connection and mobilizes the nervous system to promote positive…

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Do you sit at a desk or at home for the majority of your day? Do you struggle with pain in your neck, back, and/or shoulders? Although a…

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Author: Parrie Wyatt (former exercise science intern and current CSA at Agape Physical Therapy in Gates)

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With the recent declaration of the opioid crisis as a national emergency it is important to be aware of other treatment options that are…

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MRIs for low back pain, especially when it comes to musculoskeletal low back pain, are not just useless – they can actually cause more harm than…

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The words "physical therapy" might prompt memories of the time your tore your ACL or needed help recovering from surgery. But with an…

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Dr. James Weinstein, a back pain specialist and chief executive of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, has some advice for most people with lower…