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Physical Therapy Treatment for Vertigo

Do you experience a spinning sensation when you move? When you stand up or move around abruptly, does it feel as if the room is tilting? Have you suffered a fall because you suddenly felt imbalanced? These continuous sensations of dizziness are often accompanied by symptoms related to motion sickness, including nausea and vomiting. If
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Alzheimer’s: Raising an Awareness

Alzheimer Man

According to recent statistics, over 44 million people throughout the world have suffered from Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a disease of the mind, or more specifically, a type of dementia that causes mild to severe memory loss and can often affect thinking and behavior. Here are a few basic statistics regarding Alzheimer’s within the U.S.: Every
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5 Ways to Use Organic Coconut Oil

Coconut

1. Protection against Dry Skin or Damaged Hair. In the cold winter months, coconut oil rubbed on the lips will keep them silky smooth and prevent chapping. Many popular commercial beauty products often combine whipped shea butter and organic coconut oil to create a luxurious soothing body balm in order to exfoliate and remove dead skin.
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When Should I Visit a Physical Therapist?

Physical Therapist Treating Back

You’re in pain. You’re thinking, “This pain will go away on its own” or maybe you’re thinking “I’m getting older, aches and pains are normal”. The truth, you don’t have to bare through the pain. Over the counter pain medications and at home remedies might help you manage the pain in the short term, but
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Top Ranked Physical Therapy Programs for Missouri Residents

Graduating class for Physical Therapy

Given the fact that it is in high demand, physical therapy is a great field to go into at this time and most likely it will continue to be in the years to come. A career as a physical therapist offers many benefits, including a sizable salary. In most cases a doctorate degree is needed
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Injury Prevention in Amateur Football

Injury Prevention

The topic of football injuries has been one that is much too prevalent within the physical therapy and medical industries. This is largely because football players are much more prone to sustaining injuries due to the seemingly aggressive nature of the contact sport. However, just like any other sport, activity, or exercise, there are precautionary
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The History of Aquatic Therapy

Throughout human history, water has been used in many ways to help people suffering with painful physical conditions. The principle that water has healing capabilities holds true in what we call aquatic therapy, however, it is important to note that aquatic therapy is quite different than other forms of healing that utilize water i.e hydrotherapy.
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Top 3 Exercises for Managing Knee Pain

Are you suffering from chronic knee pain and are in dire need of relief? The first thing you should take into account is that there are exercises that are good for your knees and exercises that aren’t. sometimes the last thing you want to do when you have knee pain is to exercise. Although it
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Beat the Heat

Warm temperatures, summer vacation, BBQs, and pool parties are just a few of the many reasons people anticipate summertime. But with the summertime comes the onslaught of extreme and potentially deadly weather. In fact, the Natural Resources Defense Council predicts more than 150,000 residents in 40 major U.S. cities could experience heat exhaustion within the
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5 Reasons you May Want to Consider a Career in Physical Therapy

Are you in search of a revitalizing career path that is both rewarding and helpful to others? Those are just a few of the perks associated with pursuing a career in physical therapy. Below are 5 more reasons you may want to consider a career in physical therapy. 1. You get to help others. People
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