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Out Of A Wheelchair With Physical Therapy

April 29th, 2019

Being unable to walk can be one of the most difficult things to deal with after an injury to a lower body part.  For most, the ability to walk is definitely something that is taken for granted on a daily basis, so much so that when it’s taken away, the results can be very disheartening.

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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

April 22nd, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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Check Your Posture To Solve Back Pain

March 25th, 2019

In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.

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