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Why Should You Choose Physical Therapy?

Posted on by Leython Williams, PT, DPT

Have you been dealing with nagging pain or discomfort that has lingered a bit longer than you expected? Maybe not – perhaps you feel great, but you’ve noticed that your loved one has begun to decline in his or her functional ability. Have no fear; your physical therapist is here!

Here are a few reasons why you should #ChoosePT (physical therapy) as a first treatment option:

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National Physical Therapy Month: Celebrating Patient Comeback Stories

Posted on by Athletico

As part of our celebration for National Physical Therapy Month, Athletico is highlighting the positive impact that our physical therapists have in the community.

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Benefits of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Have you ever heard of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill? This unique piece of equipment enables individuals to walk or run at a lower percentage of their body weight. This is useful in the clinical setting as it can help patients perform rehabilitation with less pain.

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Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain: Effective Treatment and Lower Costs

Posted on by Adam Fritsch

Have you ever had low back pain?  Chances are you have had an experience in the past or are having one as you read this. Low back pain is experienced by approximately 70 percent of individuals in their lifetime.1 In fact, 1 in every 17 visits to a primary care physician is related to reports of low back pain.2 Combined, direct and indirect costs for low back pain are reported to be between 85 and 238 billion dollars, with costs continuing to rise.3

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What is that Bump on My Heel?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Our feet literally take us places all day long, and foot pain is a fairly common issue. For some people, the pain is located more in the heel. That heel pain can also lead to the discovery of a bump on the back of the heel.  This could be a condition known as a Haglund’s deformity.

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10 Side Effects of Prolonged Sitting

Posted on by Lori Diamos

Our children do it at school, many of us do it at work, most of us do it while commuting, and too many of us also do it recreationally. What is that magic “it?”  If you guessed sitting then you hit the nail on the head.

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Children’s Motor Milestones: Important Steps in Development

Posted on by Amanda DiGangi

As a physical therapist that works with children, I educate my patient’s family and caregivers on the importance of each and every motor milestone relevant to the child’s age. Often, each milestone assists in the development of the following milestone.1 For example, before a child can crawl on hands and knees, they often develop the skill of moving forward in an army crawl position.

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Patient Comeback Stories: Overcoming ACL and Back Injuries

Posted on by Athletico

Some of the greatest comeback stories never show up in the sport’s section. At Athletico, our physical therapists help people overcome pain and discomfort so they can get back to doing the things they love.

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