Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed? 4 Stretches To Alleviate Back And Neck Pain
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by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
1d ago
Do you ever wake up in the morning with a stiff neck or lower back? Maybe you can’t get comfortable in bed at night or “slept on your neck wrong”. Tightness in your neck or stiffness in your back is the last thing you want to start your day. You get up ready to go […] The post Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed? 4 Stretches To Alleviate Back And Neck Pain appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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4 Tips For Knee Pain That Help Runners Go The Extra Mile
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by Chelsea Silva, PT, DPT
3d ago
Runners are some of the most motivated and driven athletes we encounter in the physical therapy world. Most of the time, this is great, but sometimes, they push through aches and pains until they turn into injuries. A common complaint we hear in runners is knee pain. Although pushing through some pain is okay, it […] The post 4 Tips For Knee Pain That Help Runners Go The Extra Mile appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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What’s Your Sleep Style? Plus 4 Tips For Better Rest
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by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON
6d ago
“Sleep style” refers to your body’s natural tendency to fall asleep at a certain time. To learn more about your sleep style and ways to get better rest, answer a few simple questions below. What Kind Of Sleep Style Are You? Q: Do You Like To Get Up And Start Your Day Bright And Early […] The post What’s Your Sleep Style? Plus 4 Tips For Better Rest appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Can Physical Therapy Help You Avoid Hip Surgery?
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by Paige Gibbens, PT, DPT
1w ago
Hip pain and treatment recommendations continue to be a highly researched topic. While hip surgery can be a successful option to manage hip pain, can physical therapy help you avoid hip surgery in the long run? The answer is yes! Physical therapy can help provide relief in the hip, and in turn, avoid or prolong […] The post Can Physical Therapy Help You Avoid Hip Surgery? appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Take A Deep Breath: Breathing Techniques For Managing Stress
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by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT
2w ago
Stress is unavoidable, but how we manage it can make all the difference in our overall well-being. One powerful tool that often goes overlooked is the simple act of breathing. In this blog, we’ll explore breathing techniques that can be your secret weapon in combating stress and improving your mental and physical health. Diaphragmatic Breathing […] The post Take A Deep Breath: Breathing Techniques For Managing Stress appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Returning to Cheerleading After a Concussion
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by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
2w ago
Cheerleading is a competitive, fun, and popular sport for many ages. Competitive cheerleading can start as young as five years old and continue through collegiate levels. Most school affiliated cheer teams begin in middle or high school. Cheerleaders are often divided into two main categories based on which skills they perform: flyers and bases. Flyers […] The post Returning to Cheerleading After a Concussion appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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You’ve Had A Hip Replacement, Now What?
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by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON
3w ago
It is estimated that physicians perform 350,000 hip replacement surgeries in the US every year. There are two main types of replacements that are performed: Anterior hip replacement & Posterior hip replacements. Both of these surgeries have the same results, but the recovery process differs for each. Anterior hip replacements require a special table to […] The post You’ve Had A Hip Replacement, Now What? appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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3 Unexpected Reasons to Exercise Your Hips
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by Meghan Musick, DPT, OCS, OMPT, PHC
1M ago
Have you ever wondered about the connection between knee pain, back pain, and urinary leakage? The common denominator is your hips! The hip serves as a ball and socket joint, linking the pelvis with the femur’s head (thigh bone). Its primary role is to provide dynamic stability during weight-bearing activities like walking and jogging. Approximately […] The post 3 Unexpected Reasons to Exercise Your Hips appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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3 Exercises for Better Heart Health
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by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON
1M ago
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. You can do many things to help decrease your likelihood of heart disease. These include: Prioritizing a healthy diet Reducing stress Maintaining a healthy weight Avoiding smoking and […] The post 3 Exercises for Better Heart Health appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Road to Recovery: 4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Regain Independence
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by Kathleen Habschmidt PT, DPT
1M ago
A stroke can be a life-altering event, impacting not only the physical health but also the independence and quality of life of those affected. However, the journey to recovery is not without hope, and physical therapy plays a crucial role in helping stroke survivors regain their independence. In this blog, we will explore four key […] The post Road to Recovery: 4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Regain Independence appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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