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Could Aquatic Therapy be a Good Fit for You?

Could Aquatic Therapy be a Good Fit for You?
Pool or aquatic therapy has long been recognized for its therapeutic benefits, and patients with chronic low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, hip osteoarthritis and other conditions can often benefit from it. This therapy in the water can offer greater buoyancy, viscosity, hydrostatic pressure, decreased stress on joints, muscle relaxation, improved circulation, and greater range of motion to name just a few. Could you benefit from adding aquatic therapy to your comprehensive rehab...
Posted on 2022-06-16

Study Shows: Physical Therapy Offers Patients Good Value

Study Shows: Physical Therapy Offers Patients Good Value
It's no secret that prices have been going up. Gas is expensive. Food is expensive. Housing prices have skyrocketed. If you're looking for ways to stretch your dollars, a new study suggests physical therapy might be one of the best values. Physical Therapy Saves CostsA study that looked at the claims data of 472,000 Medicare beneficiaries with back pain found that when physical therapy was the first treatment, costs were 19 lower than for people who were sent straight to surgery. The study also...
Posted on 2022-05-12

Spring Hiking: 5 Benefits, 3 Tips to Enjoy It Even More

Spring Hiking: 5 Benefits, 3 Tips to Enjoy It Even More
Regular physical activity is good for your health and can lengthen your life; the problem is that most of us aren’t getting enough of it. The good news is that exercise doesn’t have to be boring - hiking is a great way to meet the recommended physical activity guidelines, and as a bonus, you get to enjoy the beauty of nature. Regular exercise improves your health and lengthens your life. But this doesn't mean you have to spend long hours within the walls of a gym or be confined to t...
Posted on 2022-04-04

What You Need to Know About Neck Pain

What You Need to Know About Neck Pain
Have you been experiencing frequent neck pain or stiffness? At Therafit, we are seeing a lot of patients with neck pain issues. Recurring pain that is not properly addressed can dramatically decrease quality of life, so it should not be ignored; the sooner you seek professional assistance the better. Here's what you need to know and how a knowledgeable physical therapist may be able to help with acute or chronic neck pain.The Basics of Neck PainNeck pain is a common health issue that many...
Posted on 2022-03-28

5 Reasons You Need a PT to Coordinate Your Fitness Regimen

5 Reasons You Need a PT to Coordinate Your Fitness Regimen
Physical therapists aren't just for people that are injured or have had surgery. Physical therapists can also help healthy people improve their fitness. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider seeing one when it comes to fitness. 1. You Want a Baseline When you see a physical therapist to improve your fitness, you'll get an assessment of your strength, range of motion, posture and movement patterns. This not only helps your physical therapist design a customized program just for you, it giv...
Posted on 2022-02-28
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