10 Reasons Why Physical Therapy Should be Part of your Annual Wellness Routine
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by Rebecca Pudvah PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS
2d ago
Each year we are expected to visit our primary care physicians, who are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat a broad array of illnesses and injuries. Their scope of knowledge is the provision of comprehensive care — which means they can address chronic, long-term conditions like diabetes mellitus as well as acute problems like bronchitis, […] The post 10 Reasons Why Physical Therapy Should be Part of your Annual Wellness Routine appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Physical Therapy: A New Mom’s Best-Kept Secret
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by Jaclyn Cecere, PT, DPT
1w ago
Congratulations, you’ve just had a baby! Whether this is your first child, or you’ve had many before, taking care of yourself postpartum is just as important as taking care of your baby. Many new moms attend their six-week postpartum checkup and are cleared to do whatever they want but don’t feel ready or don’t know […] The post Physical Therapy: A New Mom’s Best-Kept Secret appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Health Has No Age: Anaerobic Exercise for Teens, Adults, and Seniors
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by Brian Whittington, PT, DPT, CMTPT
1w ago
Cardiovascular disease has been the leading cause of death over the last century. Cardio exercise, also called aerobic exercise, has become popular due to its benefits for the cardiovascular system. However, aerobic exercise is not the only form of exercise. Anaerobic exercise is another form that people of all ages need to participate in to […] The post Health Has No Age: Anaerobic Exercise for Teens, Adults, and Seniors appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Exploring a Career in PT: Is it Right for Me?
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by Molly Runquist, DPT, COMT, Emory Competent, AIB-VRC
1w ago
As a physical therapist, one of the first questions a patient or student will often ask, “Why did you choose physical therapy?” The answers will vary. Many physical therapists were inspired while they were recovering from a sports injury. Others watched a physical therapist assist family members through medical issues toward an improved quality of […] The post Exploring a Career in PT: Is it Right for Me? appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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4 Signs you Could Benefit from PT
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by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
1w ago
Physical therapy (PT) is a great treatment option for people with all sorts of ailments. In this blog, we will dive into four signs you could benefit from physical therapy treatment. Physical therapy treatment is made up of four primary components: therapeutic exercise, functional activities, neuromuscular re-education, and manual therapy. Therapeutic exercise refers to exercises […] The post 4 Signs you Could Benefit from PT appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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How To Build a New Year Workout Plan That You’ll Really Stick To
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by Brian Whittington, PT, DPT, CMTPT
2w ago
By some estimates, up to 95% of New Year’s resolutions are health or fitness oriented. Unfortunately, 43% of people abandon their goal after one month, and only 10% believe they will still be pursuing their health and fitness goals after three months. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand those are not […] The post How To Build a New Year Workout Plan That You’ll Really Stick To appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Ways to Build Better Habits This New Year
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by Erik Krol, MOT, OTR/L
2w ago
There has been much content written about establishing goals during the New Year. Much of the content revolves around personal finance, health, and exercise. Speaking from personal experience, oftentimes, these goals do not make it into the new year, mostly because they have never been measurable or a part of my subconscious routine, too often […] The post Ways to Build Better Habits This New Year appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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From Swelling after an Injury to Static Stretches for Improved Flexibility: Top 10 Blogs of 2022
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by Athletico
1M ago
As the 2022 year ends, we looked back at the top ten blogs that our knowledgeable clinicians here at Athletico wrote on various topics related to injuries, the effectiveness of dry needling, the benefits of stretching, and more! Why is there Swelling after an Injury? Our most popular blog of the year helped thousands of […] The post From Swelling after an Injury to Static Stretches for Improved Flexibility: Top 10 Blogs of 2022 appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 16
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by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
1M ago
If your fantasy football team has made it this far, chances are you need just one more win to be named champion, as most leagues conclude this weekend. Athletico’s Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert. is helping fantasy players decide who to sit and who to start in this must-win week, highlighting notable player injuries […] The post Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 16 appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 15
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by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
1M ago
The 2022 football season is moving full steam ahead as teams begin to clinch their division titles. For Fantasy Football players, this also means playoffs are underway in most leagues. Athletico’s Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, ASTYM Cert. is helping fantasy players advance to the next round of the playoffs by highlighting notable player injuries that […] The post Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report 2022: Week 15 appeared first on Athletico ..read more
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