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Fibromyalgia and Physical Therapy

By Judith E. Cooper, MPT, DPT

After osteoarthirits, fibromyalgia is the most common musculoskeletal syndrome, affecting more than five million people in the U.S. Yet, fibromyalgia can be difficult and, at ... Continue Reading

Aquatics as an Alternative PT

By David Sisk, DPT, Staff PT

Aquatic settings for physical therapy plans of care can provide benefits and options for patients that would otherwise have a low tolerance for physical therapy ... Continue Reading

Cardio Health and Diabetes

By Ben Carr

The incidence of diabetes continues to rise and has quickly become one of the most prevalent and costly chronic diseases worldwide. A close link exists ... Continue Reading

Post-Stroke Rehab

By Judith E. Cooper, MPT, DPT

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., with one person dying every four minutes. Approximately 800,000 people have a stroke each ... Continue Reading

PTs Want To Help You Meet Your Health Goals

By Judith E. Cooper, MPT, DPT

Celebrating the beginning of a new year has become synonymous with establishing resolutions for the 12 months ahead. Marking the new year with a list ... Continue Reading

To Kegel Or Not To Kegel

By Jennifer Chu, PT

Have you heard of Kegel exercises? Maybe you have been told by your gynecologist to do your Kegel exercises. Or maybe you have read about ... Continue Reading

Why Do You Have Back Pain? Here’s How You Can Find Out

By Judith E. Cooper, MPT, DPT

Is the source of your low back pain a mystery? You’re not alone: Nine out of 10 patients don’t know the primary cause of their ... Continue Reading

Do You Know Why You Have Back Pain? Here's How You Can Find Out

By Deborah Holmes, PT

Is the source of your low back pain a mystery? You're not alone Nine out of 10 patients don't know the primary cause of their ... Continue Reading

Benefits Of Physical Therapy For Seniors

By Judith E. Cooper, MPT, DPT

Did you know that one in four Americans currently age 65 will live to be at least 90 years old? It's vital that aging seniors ... Continue Reading

Physical Therapists Helping Cancer Patients

By La Plata Physical Therapy & Wellness Center

A patient that goes through a long and arduous cancer treatment and recovery process typically experiences some of the following side-effects decreased strength, areas of ... Continue Reading