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Pilates for Rehabilitation: A Holistic Approach to PT

Pilates for Rehabilitation: A Holistic Approach to Physical Therapy Written by, Dr. Karena Wu, Physical Therapist – ActiveCare Physical Therapy Pilates is a form of exercise that has been used in rehabilitation since the early 20th century. Josef Pilates, a German gymnast, and bodybuilder invented the exercise. Originally titled, ‘Contrology’, he developed Pilates based on…

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Basic Alternative Treatment for Hypertension

Basic Changes to Help Manage My Blood Pressure Written by Reddy Care Physical Therapy Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a health concern that can develop in middle age or older adulthood.  High blood pressure can lead to serious health conditions due to the damage it causes to blood vessels throughout the entire body. Without hypertension treatment,…

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Exercises and Warm-Ups for ACL Injury Prevention

Exercises and Warm Up Techniques to Prevent ACL Injuries Written by Drew Morcosof Motus Specialists About 250,000 individuals experience an anterior cruciate ligament – ACL – tear every year. Usually, the ACL prevents the shin bone from sliding forward, stops hyperextension of the knee, and keeps the knee from collapsing inward. However, sports that involve…

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Best Ways to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints

Best Ways to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints Shin splints are uncomfortable, painful, and sometimes, downright frustrating. Perhaps you’ve been experiencing shin splint pain a few minutes into running or after intense athletic activity. Occasionally, they may even cause you to halt your activity altogether. Whatever the aggravating factor is, you’re fed up. So, how…

When Do You Need Orthopedic Rehabilitation?

When Do You Need an Orthopedic Physical Therapist?   Did you know there are different types of physical therapists that specialize in different conditions? For instance, if you’ve been diagnosed with an injury or illness affecting the overall musculoskeletal system, you may benefit from coordinating with orthopedic physical therapy specialists. What Is Orthopedic Rehabilitation and…