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Beyond the Jaw: Understanding the Full-Body Impact of TMJ Dysfunction Physical Therapy

  Roughly 10 million people in the US suffer from TMJ disorder. About 25% of the population experience symptoms at some point in their lives. 10 to 36 million Americans are affected by TMJ disorders. A staggering 90% of these individuals are women aged between 18 and 40.  These statistics highlight the prevalence of TMJ …

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Step by Step: Ankle Rehabilitation Through Physical Therapy

Have you or someone you know been sidelined by an ankle injury? Acute ankle sprains are not just common; they can lead to long-term challenges like chronic ankle instability for up to 70% of those affected.  Immediate medical attention is crucial, yet it’s often just the first step. Enter physical therapy—a vital key to unlocking …

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Lifestyle Modifications for Headache Management: Insights from Physical Therapy

Have you ever found yourself grappling with a headache so intense it feels like your day cannot go on? You’re not alone.96% of people experience headaches at least once in their lifetime, and every 1 in 7 adults are suffering from migraine.  Millions in the world face this common yet debilitating issue, often feeling at …

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The Athlete’s Roadmap: Importance of Regular Sports Assessments in PT

Have you ever wondered what keeps athletes performing at their best without falling prey to injuries? The answer lies in the power of regular sports assessments through physical therapy. These aren’t just check-ups; they’re a deep dive into an athlete’s strengths, weaknesses, and everything in between. How and why does this matter? Knowing these details …

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Precision Healing: ART’s Role in Treating Muscle Strains and Sprains

According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, around 2 million people sprain their ankles in their lifetime. Millions of people suffer from wrist sprains, back strains, ACL tears, and other sprains.  A strain is when a muscle is stretched too much and part of it tears, whereas a sprain is an injury in the …

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Maximizing Movement: The Impact of Personal Training in Rehabilitative Care

Is personal training for rehabilitative care really a practical approach? How is it different from general fitness?  How does it help improve daily lives? Personal training for rehabilitative care is not a one-size-fits-all fitness program. Instead, it is a strategic approach focusing on enhancing physical movement and strength, especially for individuals recovering from injuries or …

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Posture Matters: How Physical Therapy Can Improve Posture and Reduce Pain

Have you ever caught your reflection in a window and noticed your curved back and hunched shoulders? Did you find yourself immediately straightening up? Well, the only comfort here is that you are not alone. There are effective remedies for imbalance and poor posture that can help regain any lost confidence!  The way we hold …

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Women’s Health and Physical Therapy: Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Pelvic Floor Health

Did you know that a woman’s body undergoes incredible changes during pregnancy, with the pelvic floor bearing the brunt of this transformative journey? Pregnancy changes a woman’s body, impacting the pelvic floor—a muscle group supporting the uterus, bladder, and bowel. Hormonal shifts and the growing baby’s weight exert significant strain on these muscles, potentially leading …

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Understanding Vestibular Disorders: Restoring Balance and Confidence

Welcome to a journey of understanding vestibular disorders—a realm where balance and confidence meet challenges. The vestibular system, our unsung hero tucked inside the ear, usually works silently, ensuring we stand tall and move quickly. But when this system falters, life takes a dizzying turn. Vestibular disorders range from feeling a bit off-balance to grappling …

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Aging with Confidence: Fall Prevention for Older Adults

As old age beckons and the physical body of parents declines, there is a higher risk of falls associated with their daily activities. Such risks may be associated with reduced lower limb strength, imbalanced physical structures, and anxiety driven by the risk of falling. According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), more than 30% …

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