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Early Sport Specialization: What Parents Need To Know

Early Sport Specialization: What Parents Need To Know

It is becoming more popular for young athletes to specialize in a single sport. The advantages seem obvious. Putting in more time early and “outworking” the competition should lead to a better chance of success later right? Even though that seems to make intuitive...

Don’t Keep Injury Secrets!

Don’t Keep Injury Secrets!

Physical therapists are experts in dealing with injuries, but your PT can't help if they don't know about your injury!  You might be wondering who would keep an injury secret. The answer is - lots of people! The first thing that comes to your mind might be an athlete,...

The Rise of Telehealth Services

The Rise of Telehealth Services

Telehealth services use digital information and communication to manage health care efficiently and remotely. In a world where people become dependent on technology, bringing healthcare services online is a huge step. This brings improvement to the professionals and...

Mental Health Prioritisation Thru Physical Therapy

Mental Health Prioritisation Thru Physical Therapy

Mental health is the state of well-being in which one realizes their potential. This includes coping with normal stress, working productively, and being able to contribute to the community. A healthy body equates to a healthy mind. The medical event that affects your...

The Role of Physical Therapy in Fighting Type 2 Diabetes

The Role of Physical Therapy in Fighting Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or use insulin properly. It is a serious health complication that can lead to organ damage, heart disease, kidney failure, and amputation. Insulin allows sugar to enter cells and provide energy to the body for...

Physical Therapy Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy

Physical Therapy Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) refers to the damage to peripheral nerves that causes weakness, numbness, and pain in other areas of the body. When you have peripheral neuropathy, it means that there could be a problem with the function of the nerves that send the message...

Dry Needling by a Physical Therapist: What You Should Know

Dry Needling by a Physical Therapist: What You Should Know

Dry needling is part of Western medicine that is usually confused with acupuncture which is based on traditional Chinese medicine. The truth is, these two are completely different from each other. Dry needling is a technique performed by a physical therapist to treat...

Physical Therapy: Who Can Benefit and How it Can Help

Physical Therapy: Who Can Benefit and How it Can Help

Physical Therapy is done by licensed health professionals with specific training to help take careof patients to heal holistically. They provide supplementary treatment to a variety of medicalconditions, however, they do not independently treat them other than...

How to Sit Properly when the Back is Hurting?

How to Sit Properly when the Back is Hurting?

Back pain is one of the common complaints of adults and those who spend time sitting all daylong at work. However, sitting for several hours with back pain is a whole different story. It doesnot only make you uncomfortable, yet it also hinders you from accomplishing...

5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

The knee is one of the body’s main joints and is very important for movement and mobility. At the same time, it is prone to injury and disorders that can result in pain or disability. Some people may feel pain after certain activities like walking, running, or...