How PTs Can Promote Mobility Exercises for Seniors
Feb10

How PTs Can Promote Mobility Exercises for Seniors

If you provide therapy to senior patients, you know it can sometimes be challenging to get them to try new things. However, you also know that they often struggle with feeling stiff, sore, and unable to bend and reach like they used to. This is why mobility exercises for seniors are so important. Show your patients these six stretches that can help increase their mobility! Why Mobility Exercises for Seniors Are So Important Mobility...

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Inside the Physical Therapy YouTube World
Jan27

Inside the Physical Therapy YouTube World

Founded in 2005, YouTube has become one of the most popular websites in the entire world. Whether you’re watching cute cat videos, a how-to on fixing your washer, or watching old sports highlights, the video platform has changed the way we consume content. It’s no surprise that you can find a video community for nearly any industry, hobby, or trend. That doesn’t exclude physical therapy! In fact, there are hundreds of videos that...

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PT Presents | Gifts For Physical Therapists
Jan13

PT Presents | Gifts For Physical Therapists

We know we’re a few weeks out from the holidays, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to stop giving gifts! There are plenty of occasions where giving a gift is in order. Whether it’s a birthday, marriage, promotion, or a friendly “just because” gift, there’s always a need for gift ideas. This time we’re going to focus on the physical therapist in your life. Whether they’re a coworker, spouse, or friend, physical therapists deserve...

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PT’s Guide to Spring Sports Injuries
Dec30

PT’s Guide to Spring Sports Injuries

Spring is here! And with that comes all our favorite seasonal sports: baseball, tennis, lacrosse, track, and so many more! Athletes can’t wait to get out into the warmer weather and start playing. But, with temperature changes and lack of proper warm-ups, athletes can get ahead of themselves; that is what physical therapy is for. Spring sports injuries can be common and easily treatable; others are more severe and require...

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Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management
Dec12

Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

It’s no secret that the country is in the midst of an incredibly deadly epidemic. The opioid epidemic has taken the lives of thousands of people and the statistics are only getting worse. One of the biggest reasons for the epidemic is the misuse of prescription opioids. In fact, roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them. This is why health professionals are being urged to consider...

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9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises
Nov27

9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises

Hands are an extremely important part of our everyday lives. That’s a pretty obvious fact. But sometimes we don’t realize just how much we take them for granted until we start having problems with them; pain, soreness, stiffness, range of motion issues, etc. Luckily, physical therapists and even occupational therapists have started using a new exercise tool to help people with their different hand ailments called “TheraPutty”. So,...

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