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Myth vs Fact: Pelvic Floor Exercises

Myth vs Fact: Pelvic Floor Exercises Written by Joint Ventures Physical Therapy The pelvic floor isn’t something that’s commonly talked about – at least not openly in many circles. As a result, there are a number of myths surrounding it. Are kegels the only pelvic floor exercises for women? Do pelvic floor exercises for men…

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Cheerleading Safety Tips from a Physical Therapist

Cheerleading Safety Tips from a Physical Therapist If you’ve ever done it, you know: cheerleading is a highly competitive sport. It’s physically and mentally demanding; it’s definitely not just about waving pom-poms around. In fact, cheerleaders today face more injuries than ever before. They’re flying, flipping, and jumping through the air. Some even refer to…

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Why Healthy Eating May Not Be So Healthy

Why Healthy Eating May Not Be So Healthy This article on healthy eating was written by Charlotte Mines, Intern at BetterPT When it comes to a healthy diet, many misconceptions exist. The online world has only fueled the spread of various myths and rumors about what healthy eating is all about. You’re told only to…

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What is Inpatient Rehabilitation and is It Right for You?

What is Inpatient Rehabilitation and is It Right for You? Perhaps you’ve recently been through a traumatic accident. Or maybe you’ve undergone a recent knee re-construction and have other health issues that may need to be addressed. You’re wondering, ‘What’s next?’ You may qualify for inpatient physical therapy or inpatient rehabilitation. Inpatient rehab is available…

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Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Most Common Questions

Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Most Common Questions Outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation involves rehab during set appointment times. Unlike inpatient care, you get to stay at home and, for the most part, go about your regular life. You attend ortho rehab appointments through a clinic, a rehab center, or a hospital. But, unlike inpatient rehabilitation, you don’t have…