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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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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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Why Vestibular Rehabilitation Plays an Important Role in Your Post Concussion Exercise Program

Why Vestibular Rehabilitation Plays an Important Role in Your Post Concussion Exercise Program 40-60% of patients that suffer head trauma experience dizziness and a lack of balance. In some cases, these symptoms continue to last for 2 years after the initial injury. This dizziness and lack of balance are due to vestibular issues generated by…