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What Is Trigger Point Dry Needling And How Is It Used In Physical Therapy?

Trigger Dry Point Needling at RPI

Trigger Point Dry Needling therapy, sometimes known as TDN for short, has been shown to be highly effective in treating the muscle spasms and tension which often accompany conditions like ligament and muscular strains, herniated disks and arthritis. What Is TDN? Trigger Point Dry Needling uses solid filament needles which are inserted into the skin
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A Deep Dive into Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy for patients with limited mobility

What is Aquatic Therapy and Who Is It For? Aquatic physical therapy (APT), also known as water therapy, or aquatic therapy is a form of physical therapy that is performed in the water by a licensed physical therapist. According to the National Rehabilitation Information Center (,  water therapy is used for “treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, health,
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Tips for Getting into the Habit of a Workout Routine

Life is busy, and more often than not, it’s downright chaotic, and self-care like exercising is the last thing on your mind. You want to get started so that you feel better, but you just can’t seem to see where to fit it into your day. Between going to work, taking the kids to school,
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Why Physical Therapy is So Important

    The road to recovery following serious injury can seem like a long and arduous road. Physical therapy is designed to help make that road much more manageable and has proven to be highly effective in managing the weeks and months following to get you back to full health.   There are many instances
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How to make a basic home gym

home gym setup

  Going to the gym to stay fit can be can be an ideal solution to help you maintain an active lifestyle and achieve your fitness goals. Gyms used to cost a pretty penny back in the 1980’s and even into the turn of the century, and there are gyms that still are overcharging their
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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

elderly woman receiving speech therapy

  Physical therapy is a treatment provided by a licensed medical professional. Many times physicians prescribe physical therapy for a patient after they have had surgery or an injury to help aid their recovery. Physical therapists have endured countless hours of training as well as studied biology, anatomy, and physiology in their college coursework. Doctors
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How to Be the Healthiest Worker in the Office (Part 2)

Healthy woman with proper posture at work

  Working is a part of life and that means sitting is a part of life. Most jobs have gone digital and require sitting in front of a computer for hours on end. Furthermore, most individuals do not take breaks during the workday and work through their lunch breaks.   Did you know that it
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How to be the Healthiest Worker in Your Office (Part 1)

Work place habits for a healthy life style

Are you like millions of people around the US sitting at a desk all day long? Many people spend up to eight hours at the office, working at a desk with little to no breaks except for lunch and maybe a quick trip to the bathroom. How do you feel when you get up from
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How to Navigate Your Medical Insurance and Physical Therapy Treatment

Navigate your insurance

Insurance is a challenging industry to understand, whether its life insurance, personal insurance, or medical insurance, and sometimes the concepts are difficult to grasp. The insurance industry is always changing, and the United States government is implementing new laws and amendments. This is especially true when it comes to Obama Care and understanding your medical
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