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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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Physical Therapy and Management of Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapy and Management of Osteoarthritis by Taylor Rock, DPT AzOPT Goodyear Doctor of Physical Therapy Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects roughly 32.5 million adults in the US.  It is commonly referred to the “wear and tear” arthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD).  OA occurs when cartilage within the…

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I am Struggling with my Selective Eater, What do I do?

I am Struggling with my Selective Eater, What do I do? It is common for families, parents, and or caregivers to have a child that is a “picky” eater. “Picky” eater may seem insensitive, so let’s call your child a selective eater. Often times parents and families may ask themselves, what in the world do…

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