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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

Therafit and its Director Darin McCarthy Recognized with Three Best Award for Physical Therapy

Therafit and its Director Darin McCarthy Recognized with Three Best Award for Physical Therapy
Award recognizing best local businesses recognizes Therafit and its director based on customer reviews, satisfaction, trust, cost, and general excellence LOWELL, MA – Jan. 19, 2021 – Therafit, a full-service orthopedic, sports and aquatic physical therapy center in Lowell, Massachusetts, is announcing that it and its director, Darin McCarthy have been recognized with a Three Best Rated® Award for Physical Therapy. Therafit has been providing orthopedic and sports injury c...
Posted on 2022-01-19

Backpack Dos & Don'ts for School, Work, & Hiking

Backpack Dos & Don'ts for School, Work, & Hiking
No matter what our age or where we are going, everyone seems to have a lot of stuff to haul around. Whether you have a little one going off to school, are making your way to school or work, or are heading out on a single day or multi-day trek, a backpack is often the carrying mode of choice. The body’s strong back, abdominals, and legs take the load of transporting items when you use a good backpack rather than leaving that load up to the weaker arms and shoulders, such as when carrying a ...
Posted on 2021-09-03

Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains
Are You at Greater Risk for Ankle Sprain? Ankle sprains are common among active individuals, especially athletes who play sports such as basketball or soccer. However, jogging, running, cheerleading, and gymnastics are linked to ankle sprains as well. This is because activities that require rapid acceleration and deceleration, quick direction changes, and precise movements can cause ankle sprains to occur. Although there are many ways you can sprain an ankle, balance training has been shown ...
Posted on 2021-06-23

Stretching for Golf

Stretching for Golf
15 minutes to better golf. Discover why stretching is important, and when & how to stretch. A good stretching routine can help to minimize muscle imbalances, prevent injury, improve exercise tolerance and your golf performance. The following stretching program is designed for golfers who do not have current injuries or individual stretching needs.  If you have an injury, or a specific mechanical imbalance that may be holding back your golf performance, we can design a stretching prog...
Posted on 2021-06-22

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