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Physical Therapy and Pregnancy

I’m Pregnant. Can Physical Therapy Help With My Pain? By Brooke Bowsher, PTA The human body goes through a variety of changes during pregnancy. Often times, as your body goes through these changes, there can be pain and discomfort associated. Physical therapy can be a good, safe option in dealing with these common pains, and…
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WATSU AQUATIC THERAPY

WHAT IS WATSU? Watsu is a form of deep relaxation and passive motion in an aquatic setting.  This aquatic technique is performed with one-on-one sessions in which the therapist gently holds rhythmically moves, stretches, and massages a individual in warm water.  Watsu along with the effects of the warm water allows for muscle relaxation to reduce…
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Physical Therapy Before a Total Knee

PT before a Total Knee? Here’s why you need it. Keisha Sollie, DPT Numerous studies have shown the improvement that patients demonstrate with participation in physical therapy prior to joint replacement surgery. In fact, most insurance companies require patients to perform “prehab” before they go under the knife. So what’s the reason for this, and…
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What to Expect Following a Rotator Cuff Repair

If you have been told you need to have a rotator cuff repair surgery, there is a good chance you may be confused of what that means. What is a rotator cuff anyway? Why do I need it? How long does rehab take? Will I be able to normally use my shoulder again? The following…
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