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Are You Growing Used to Your Pain?

Posted on by Brian Whittington

Approximately 30 percent of adults over 18 are experiencing chronic pain with a slightly higher prevalence (34 percent) among females.1 Pain can significantly influence an individual’s recovery and functional ability.

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Athletico Gives Back: 2017 Year in Review

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Athletico is committed to providing personal and professional growth opportunities for our staff through our involvement with numerous charitable organizations. Through these opportunities, our enthusiastic and dynamic staff take an active role in building better communities where we live and work.

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Stretches to Keep Santa Injury-Free on Christmas Eve

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Santa Clause may only work one night a year, but his job is so important that he cannot risk injury during his journey across the globe to deliver gifts on Christmas Eve.

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4 Tips to Stay Healthy While Holiday Shopping

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The Holiday season is in full swing, which means that the stores will be busy with shoppers through the New Year.

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Athletico Gives Back: PT Day of Service 2017

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Athletico celebrates National Physical Therapy Month every October as a way to recognize our hard-working therapists and the positive impact physical therapy has on people’s lives. During this month, our staff also makes it a priority to participate in PT Day of Service (PTDOS), which is a global initiative that encourages physical therapists to give back and make a positive impact in their community.

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PT Month: A Time to Give Back to the Physical Therapy Profession

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By Grant R. Koster, PT, ATC, FACHE
Senior Vice President – Athletico Physical Therapy

As the month of October comes to a close, we celebrate the end of National Physical Therapy Month by reflecting on why we got into this great profession in the first place.

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The Healing Process of an Ankle Fracture

Posted on by Steven Sapoznik

As all NBA fans know, the first major injury of the 2017-2018 season occurred to star guard of the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward. Gordon suffered an ankle fracture 5 minutes and 15 seconds into the start of the season.

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This is Us: A PTs Thoughts on Kevin’s Injury

Posted on by Anne Bierman, PT, DPT, SCS

This is Us has been quite the conversation generator in my clinic lately.  Since Season 2 launched this fall on Tuesday nights, it is all patients want to talk about on Wednesdays! Last week’s episode, “Still There,” was the first time that our discussions of the show could actually correlate with physical therapy. Kevin Pearson (played by Justin Hartley) had arthroscopic surgery to take care of a meniscus injury.  Based on his pre-operative conversation with the orthopedic surgeon, he probably had a meniscectomy, a procedure to remove the damaged part of the meniscus.

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