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New Year, New You: 4 Reasons to Consider Physical Therapy

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

Are you someone who has been avoiding something that you enjoy doing because of pain? Are you nervous about falling? Does eating your favorite food cause jaw pain? There are many reasons that you should consider going to physical therapy, especially if your New Year resolutions include improving your health and wellness. Here are just a few reasons to consider incorporating physical therapy into your goals.

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What’s That Buzzing in My Ear?

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

Tinnitus is the perception of hearing a ringing, buzzing or other noise in one or both of your ears. Mayo Clinic states that between 15-20% of people will experience tinnitus at some point in their life. It is more common in older populations. But what causes tinnitus? Let’s take a look!

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From Dry Needling to Exercise Safety: Top 10 Blogs of 2023

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Over the last year, our knowledgeable clinicians have shared their expertise on topics ranging from ergonomics, new parenting, workout tips, and everything in between. As we close out the year, here are ten topics that our readers had the most interest in.

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Signs Of A Stroke: 5 Symptoms To Watch Out For

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

According to the CDC, over 795,000 people have a stroke every year. It is very important to be able to quickly identify if this is happening to you or someone around you. Here are five critical symptoms to be on the lookout for when identifying a stroke:

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Building Better Communities: 2023 PT Day of Service

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Each year, Athletico team members come together for an annual Day of Service to impact lives outside of our clinic walls. Athletico has a long history of helping build healthier, more vibrant communities, and our employees share a passion for giving back in many ways throughout the year.

In recognition of Global PT Day of Service this month, 700+ Athletico employees from across our network participated in 52 service projects, volunteering 459+ hours of their time to support the health and wellness of the communities they live and work in throughout the summer.

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Quiz: Is PT The Right Profession for You?

Posted on by Rebecca Pudvah PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS

Are you uncertain on which career path is right for you? Are you considering pursuing healthcare, but unsure which track is most suited towards your preferences? Take this short quiz to see if the Physical Therapy profession is right for you.

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New Moms & Birth Parents: Here’s What You Need To Know About Diastasis Recti

Posted on by Clinton Boone, PT, DPT, CMTPT/DN

Becoming a new mom or birth parent is a joyous yet challenging occasion. One challenge that many face during pregnancy and after giving birth is diastasis recti. It is a common condition that occurs when the two sides of the rectus abdominis muscle (the six-pack muscle) separate during pregnancy. This separation can cause a bulge in the abdomen or other symptoms like low back pain, making it difficult to exercise or return to your pre-pregnancy function. Luckily, this condition can be treated successfully with physical therapy.

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Trampolines: For Sport And Fun

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

Trampolines are commonly found in backyards, and the popularity of jump parks has also increased in recent years. Did you know that there is also a sport for a competitive trampoline? In fact, it’s an Olympic sport!

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