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Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist

August 12th, 2019

There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do you know whether it is an injury that

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Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds.

August 5th, 2019

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July 23rd, 2019

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Article by https://www.healthline.com/health/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), previously known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis in children. Arthritis is a long-term condition characterized by stiffness, swelling, and pain in the joints. An estimated 300,000 children in the United States have a form of arthritis. Some children have arthritis for

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