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Industrial Rehab Broken Down

Most people are familiar with physical therapy and even aquatics therapy, but have you ever heard the term ‘industrial rehab’? If the answer is ‘no’, you’re not alone. Found within the physical therapy category, industrial rehabilitation is specifically aimed at those who have sustained workplace injuries. Industrial rehab programs recognize the special rehabilitation needs of individuals who have been injured …

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Those with Work-Related Injuries

Work-related injuries are extremely common in both the young and the old. When someone is injured on the job, it can lead to numerous difficult decisions and circumstances. Chances are, you want to get well and back on your feet as soon as possible after a work injury. However, many people push it or do not take the proper steps …

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Why Productivity and Efficiency Matter in Physical Therapy

In order to help a patient achieve optimal health and wellness, the physical therapist must be on their A game, day in and day out. While patient commitment and attitude are of the utmost importance when it comes to recovering from a serious illness or injury through a physical therapy program, a lot rests on the shoulders of the physical …

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Physical Therapy & Regenerative Medicine: Working Together Outside the Boundaries

Regenerative medicine refers to the medical field which uses cells, tissues or organ substitutes to restore the normal functioning of the patient’s injured or disease-affected body. The goal of regenerative medicine is to help the body heal itself more effectively. A very popular regenerative procedure is the introduction of stem cells into the body is which aims to replace or …

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Sustainable Physical Therapy: Encouraging a Healthy Lifestyle

Every year 50% of Americans over the age of 18 experience a musculoskeletal injury that lasts for more than 3 months. The most common problems reported by people are back and neck pain, work-related injuries, arthritis and osteoporosis. There is no doubt that musculoskeletal problems are one of the leading causes for physical disability in Americans today. Furthermore, these problems …

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Little Known Facts About Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a wonderfully beneficial form of treatment that has helped millions across the globe regain mobility and, in turn, a higher quality of life. In a nutshell, physical therapy is a type of treatment that is used to address many different ailments, including disease, injury, or deformity. Physical therapy utilizes massage, heat treatment, and exercise in order to …

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Water Therapy vs. Land Therapy: What You Need to Know

In recent years we have learned that water therapy has many incredible benefits that land therapy simply does not. Whether you are a competitive athlete who is living with chronic pain and soreness or an elderly individual suffering from arthritis or fibromyalgia, water therapy very well may be the answer for you. While physical therapy and land-based exercises can certainly …

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My Feet Hurt, Is Physical Therapy the Answer?

Regardless of what kind of career you have or even how active you are, your feet are one of your most relied upon body parts. As healthy adults, we are prone to taking our feet, legs, and other limbs for granted. That is, until they start to become a problem. Unfortunately, there are thousands of people throughout the United States …

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Physical Therapy for Pain Management

In recent years, more and more evidence has shown that physical therapists very well may be the answer when it comes to managing pain. In fact, physical therapy is a key component of pain control and is oftentimes the first point of entry for patients recovering from a serious injury or those who are suffering from chronic pain. Chronic pain …

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Aquatics Therapy May Help You Relieve Chronic Pain

Anyone who has ever had to live with chronic pain can attest to how excruciating and debilitating it can be. Whether back, neck, hip, or leg pain, there is no way to sugar coat how life altering of an experience chronic pain can be. According to the American Pain Foundation, approximately 50 million Americans suffer from persistent chronic pain (lasting …