5 Great Exercises to Perform During Pregnancy

5 Great Exercises to Perform During Pregnancy Written by Therapydia Physical Therapy We all know of the many benefits of exercise—improved overall health, energy, mobility, etc.—but how are these benefits affected during pregnancy? Does carrying a child change how the body reacts? Does exercise efficiency help more than those going to work?  We’re going to…

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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…

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Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery

Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery Over 300,000 people in the United States undergo full hip replacement surgery every year. An anterior, lateral, or total hip replacement involves the removal of the diseased or damaged part of the joint. During replacement surgery, surgeons insert new and functional artificial parts. Ultimately, the…