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Snow shoveling injuries

Snow shoveling injuries

January 11th, 2011

Provided by Advance Physical & Aquatic TherapyNow that winter has given us the first bouts of snow here in the Delaware Valley, here are some helpful tips on hefting the white stuff without wrecking your back and causing back pain.1. Avoid holding your breathOptimize the function of your respiratory system and utilize the more efficient aerobic mechanism for

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Need a Knee Replacement?

Need a Knee Replacement?

October 4th, 2010

If you are experiencing knee pain and it has affected your everyday activities then consult your physician to see if a knee replacement will benefit you. Also, your doctor may prescribe a conservative course of Physical Therapy before surgery. This will strengthen the muscles above and below the knee joint in order to increase knee strength,

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Who can Benefit from Physical Therapy

Who can Benefit from Physical Therapy

May 13th, 2010

There is a common misconception that you need to be coming off a surgery, or recent serious injury, or have a disability, to receive Physical Therapy. Although these people MUST get PT, many other people suffer from pain or lack of function that physical therapists can be integral to their health.Physical therapists are the ultimate healthcare

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