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Every October, the nation’s medical community sets time aside to recognize the contributions of physical therapists, the people who work to return us to normal physical activity after we injure ourselves or after we suffer a debilitating illness such as a stroke.
Our bodies experience pain. But do you know what pain actually means? Check out these seven points about pain, from the American Physical Therapy Association, that everyone should know.
Going to the gym, whether for the first time or after a long break, can be intimidating. There’s a whole sea of strange equipment. Where do you even start? And how do you use anything?
The ubiquity of the internet has made it easy for individuals to find information quickly and from the comfort of their homes. Unfortunately, it has also made it simple for some organizations to take advantage of people – especially those who may be most vulnerable, looking for resources and support to help them through difficult times.
Everyone knows someone impacted by cancer. Whether it’s your grandfather, your mom, your next-door neighbor, your best friend, or even you, cancer touches not only the patient in profound ways, but doctors and family members as well.
While moderate alcohol use has possible health benefits, it's not risk-free, and the benefits don’t outweigh the risk, according to Mayo Clinic researchers.
Physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life.
If you’ve bounced around like a pinball from urgent care to physicians’ offices for stomach issues, but are still undiagnosed, consider whether gastroparesis could be the cause of your symptoms.
As the temperature rises and the days grow longer, people spend more time outdoors. The pool, the beach, the backyard — these are all great places to be on a sunny day.