AzOPT’s physical therapists are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who help our patients reduce pain, improve mobility and restore function. When health problems make it hard to move around and do everyday tasks, we help you move better and relieve pain. Our goal is to prevent expensive surgery and reduce the need for long-term use of prescription medications and their side effects. We can also help improve or restore your physical function and your fitness level.
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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month by Kyle Carroll, DPT AzOPT Glendale Physical Therapist Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, degenerative neurologic disease that affects the brain’s ability to produce specific chemicals that allow normal, smooth movement and motor planning. It affects approximately 50,000 people in the United States every year with about 1 million people…

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Nutrition and Physical Therapy: Does What I Eat Affect My Physical Therapy?

Ask the Therapist: How Does Nutrition Affect My Physical Therapy? Often time’s patients will ask if the food they eat before and after their physical therapy appointments will affect their rehabilitation results.  Regardless of whether you are healing from a surgery, recovering from a sprain, or managing chronic pain – yes, the food and drink…

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