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What Can I Expect on My First Physical Therapy Appointment?

Demonstration of manual Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is often prescribed or recommended for many patients, especially those who have had surgery or just had a baby, or who have injured themselves. Therapy is an excellent way for the body to supply the much-needed oxygen to the brain, which then stimulates beginning of the recovery process through the program that a
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What Kind of Qualities Should a Good Physical Therapist Have?

Man Holding a ball at a physical therapy session.

Many physicians refer their patients to physical therapy treatment. This treatment program is usually for patients who have injured themselves or are recovering from surgery. Physical therapists endure a grueling physical therapy program and participate in many hours of hands-on exercises. Physical therapists are highly trained medical professionals; some may even have a specialty, such
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How Can Physical Therapy Slow the Aging Process?

Older man rowing

Most people do not look forward to getting older and the aging process, especially if the individual is active and is finding it harder to maintain their active lifestyle. As individuals become older, they tend to have achy joints, loose muscle mass, some may develop high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and loss of hearing,
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How Effective Is Kinesiology Tape During the Healing Process?

Kinesiology Tape

People are usually recovering from an injury in one way or another. Whether a person is an Olympic tri-athlete who has a torn ligament, or an individual who is recovering from an operation, physical therapy will most likely be prescribed. As part of the rehabilitation, especially early on, the physical therapist may apply a unique tape
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