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How to Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity

How to Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity This article was written by Domeryne Pascua, MAG, SPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, class of 2022, Kinetix Advanced Physical Therapy, Inc. What does “Chronic Disease” mean? Chronic diseases are broadly defined as any medical condition that lasts for at least a full year that requires ongoing…

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Laser Therapy: Another Tool in the Physical Therapist’s Arsenal

Laser Therapy: Another Tool in the Physical Therapist’s Arsenal This blog article about using laser therapy to reduce pain or immobility caused by chronic conditions was written by Maureen Madden, PT, OSC For many people with chronic conditions, traditional physical therapy modalities get them back to most activities, but some people still experience a lingering…

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How On-Demand Physical Therapy Benefits Patients With Chronic Conditions

How On-Demand Physical Therapy Benefits Patients With Chronic Conditions This article about on-demand physical therapy benefits was written by Luna Chronic pain affects more people than cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. About 20% of adults in the United States experience chronic pain, and high-impact chronic pain affects around 8%. Everyone feels pain from time-to-time,…

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How Telehealth Expands Physical Therapy for Patients with Chronic Illness

How Telehealth Expands Physical Therapy for Patients with Chronic Illness This article about expanding access to physical therapy for patients with chronic illness by utilizing Telehealth services was written by Katie McBeth at Clinicient. While COVID-19 created plenty of disruptions, the pandemic also shone a spotlight on existing gaps in the healthcare industry. Luckily, these…

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Physical Therapy Gives Patients With Chronic Diseases The Ability to Take Charge of Their Health

Physical Therapy Gives Patients With Chronic Diseases The Ability to Take Charge of Their Health It’s no secret that participating in physical activity helps improve a person’s health over time. Short term, being active has the potential to boost your mood – reducing depression and anxiety, helping you to feel energized, and giving your sleep…

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Prioritizing Patient Needs to Remove Barriers to to Physical Therapy

Prioritizing Patient Needs to Remove Barriers to to Physical Therapy This blog about prioritizing patient needs and providing easy access to physical therapy care was written by Judith Nelson, PTA Northwell STARS Rehabilitation After an injury or illness, long term success and recovery are the patient’s primary goals. What it takes to achieve these goals…

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Feedback From Telehealth Physical Therapy Patients Encourages Increased Use of This Treatment Option

Feedback From Telehealth Physical Therapy Patients Encourages Increased Use of This Treatment Option This article outlining the telehealth physical therapy experience follows the journey of a patient and physical therapist from Agile Virtual Care, an Alliance Physical Therapy company. The COVID-19 pandemic changed many aspects of life for many people. Children switched from in-class education…

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Preventing and Addressing Staff Burnout

Preventing and Addressing Staff Burnout Looking beyond the usual suspects This blog about preventing and addressing staff burnout was written by Zach Walston, PT, DPT, OCS, National Director of Quality and Research at PT Solutions Physical Therapy. This won’t be another article about the prevalence of burnout among clinicians. We already know burnout is pervasive…