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10 Benefits of Physical Therapy

10 Benefits of Physical Therapy What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is a health profession that uses evidence-based assessment, exercise, joint mobilization and education. Physical therapy treats conditions such as chronic pain, acute pain, soft tissue injuries, arthritis, physical impairments and gait disorders typically of musculoskeletal and neurological origins. We…

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Supporting Healthy Screen Time Use for Kids

Supporting Healthy Screen Time Use For Kids Screen Time- including TV, computers, smartphones, tablets and video games – can affect how your children learn, feel, think, and behave. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages you to help your children develop healthy media use habits. We get that it’s hard to remove screens once kids…

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What to Expect During Your Baby’s Pediatric Physical Therapy Evaluation

What to Expect During Your Baby’s Pediatric Physical Therapy Evaluation Your doctor recommends a pediatric physical therapy evaluation for your baby. We understand this can feel overwhelming. We hope this blog will help calm your fears so you can approach your evaluation with less anxiety and stress. Your licensed physical therapist will begin the evaluation…

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The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athletes by Taylor Rock, PT, DPT AzOPT Goodyear Doctor of Physical Therapy Strength training and weightlifting are imperative to maintaining good health and reducing injury risk in all athletes. But while strength training is crucial for all athletes throughout every sport, the benefits are still debated by many…

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