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Scheduling an Annual PT Exam

Scheduling an Annual PT Exam
We see an optometrist and dentist regularly because eyes and teeth are important. What about the rest of your body?  Have you lost range of motion, or strength? How's your balance and coordination? Are you performing in your favorite sport, or daily life, to the best of your ability? Range of motion, strength, balance, and coordination all affect how you move. You might not notice small changes until you have problems like reduced range of motion, trouble lifting a heavy load, joint pai...
Posted on 2023-01-10

Therafit Recognized for Best Physical Therapists in Lowell, MA by Expertise.com

Therafit Recognized for Best Physical Therapists in Lowell, MA by Expertise.com
Award recognizing best local businesses recognizes Therafit, for physical therapy business’ accreditation, professionalism, reputation, experience and education LOWELL, MA – Dec. 1, 2022 – Therafit, a full-service orthopedic, sports and aquatic physical therapy center in Lowell, Massachusetts, is announcing that it is being recognized by Expertise.com as one of the Best Physical Therapists in Lowell. Expertise.com helps over half a million people to find local service provider...
Posted on 2022-12-01

Staying Active with Back Pain

Staying Active with Back Pain
Studies suggest that about 8 percent of all adults have persistent or chronic back pain, limiting their abilities and movement. Back pain is something many--as many as 8 in 10 people--will experience in their lifetimes. A serious back injury, major back surgery, or experiencing occasional back pain can all disrupt your normal routine and lead you to become less active. If the pain starts to become unbearable, it may be tempting to take pain relievers and just rest in bed, but it is actually imp...
Posted on 2022-11-09

What is Physical Therapy?

What is Physical Therapy?
October is National Physical Therapy Month. It's a time to raise awareness about the many benefits of PT and a great opportunity, for us at Therafit Physical Therapy, to appreciate all that our PTs, PTAs, and students do to transform lives. What is physical therapy? And how might it help you? We'll provide answers to these questions and more in this blog. What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy is treatment or series of treatments that are performed by a trained physical therapist to ...
Posted on 2022-10-14

September is Fall Prevention Month. Here's What You Need to Know.

September is Fall Prevention Month. Here's What You Need to Know.
With September being National Falls Prevention Awareness Month, this is a good opportunity to assess risks of falls and to take steps to prevent falls from happening to you or others. About 3 million older adults are treated in the ER for injuries from falls every year, and approximately 20 percent of falls result in serious injuries, says the CDC. In fact, falls are among the leading causes of serious injury (e.g., fractures) and death for seniors in the US. And, while falls are more comm...
Posted on 2022-09-14
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