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Our recent blog posts are based on questions our patients often ask and deliver practical information to help you stay healthy and feel your best!

Will COVID-19 Change the Typical PT Patient? May 03, 2021
Will COVID-19 Change the Typical PT Patient?

People usually see a physical therapist for pain or loss of function. Think of the person who has ...

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Physical Therapy & Dance Rehabilitation April 08, 2021
Physical Therapy & Dance Rehabilitation

We know that dance athletes go through demanding rehearsal schedules, rigorous routines and countles...

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ASTYM Therapy March 26, 2021
ASTYM Therapy

The term Astym may be new to you. Astym therapy was designed to help mobilize soft tissues in order ...

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Insurers Are Moving From March 26, 2021
Insurers Are Moving From

TRICARE has decided to waive the cost-sharing requirement of up to three visits to a physical thera...

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? March 26, 2021
What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Sure – you may have heard of physical therapy. Someone may come in for a shoulder injury, low bac...

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ASTYM – Helping Post-Mastectomy February 23, 2021
ASTYM – Helping Post-Mastectomy

The term Astym may be new to you. Astym therapy was designed to help mobilize soft tissues in order ...

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TRICARE Thinks PT is so Valuable, They're Covering the Whole Cost! February 01, 2021
TRICARE Thinks PT is so Valuable, They're Covering the Whole Cost!

TRICARE, one of the nation's largest insurers wants their members to get physical therapy for back p...

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Concussion Therapy – FAQ and First Appointment December 11, 2020
Concussion Therapy – FAQ and First Appointment

A concussion is a functional injury to the brain. It occurs when a traumatic force occurs to the he...

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When the Weather Gets Cold, Don't Forget to Warm Up! November 30, 2020
When the Weather Gets Cold, Don't Forget to Warm Up!

Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course it's harder to motivate yourself to ...

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In Person or Virtual PT? Maybe Both! November 02, 2020
In Person or Virtual PT? Maybe Both!

Virtual physical therapy has quickly moved from a niche offering to the mainstream. Having more opti...

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What is Physical Therapy?  – FAQs answered by a PT! October 29, 2020
What is Physical Therapy? – FAQs answered by a PT!

October is National Physical Therapy Month Strive Physical Therapy has been operating since 20...

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5 Reasons You Need a PT to Coordinate Your Fitness Regimen September 30, 2020
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 peop...

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Aquatic Therapy – Making Waves in PT September 23, 2020
Aquatic Therapy – Making Waves in PT

We all know that drinking water leads to a healthier life, and we need it to survive. But did you ...

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Blood Flow Restriction Therapy and How It Benefits You September 10, 2020
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy and How It Benefits You

Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (or BFR) is a rising topic in the physical therapy world – especial...

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Physical Therapists Adapt to Keep Clinics Safe September 09, 2020
Physical Therapists Adapt to Keep Clinics Safe

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to be front and center in the news and in the thoughts ...

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Lazy Summer or Deconditioning? July 29, 2020
Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you've been relaxing - enjoying the lazy, hazy days of su...

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Why You Need a Physical Therapist on Your Healthcare Team June 30, 2020
Why You Need a Physical Therapist on Your Healthcare Team

With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team o...

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Get PT First During the COVID-19 Pandemic May 26, 2020
Get PT First During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Because of the closures of physician's offices, stoppages of elective surgeries, and social distanci...

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Telehealth May be an Option During COVID-19 Pandemic April 09, 2020
Telehealth May be an Option During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have stopped much of the world. Once busy streets and shops are empty...

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Are Your Workouts Giving You What You Want? March 09, 2020
Are Your Workouts Giving You What You Want?

How much thought have you put into the exercises you're going to use for your next workout? Did you ...

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Start Your Year With an Annual Movement Screen January 27, 2020
Start Your Year With an Annual Movement Screen

Start Your Year With an Annual Movement ScreenYour car needs regular maintenance, so you probably ha...

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3 Ways to Increase Energy While Decreasing Pain October 15, 2019
3 Ways to Increase Energy While Decreasing Pain

Looking and feeling your best often comes down to energy - So how can you have enough energy to exer...

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Enhance Your Balance by Strengthening Your Core October 06, 2019
Enhance Your Balance by Strengthening Your Core

Enchance Your Balance by Strengthening Your CoreMany people aren't aware of the connection between c...

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Using Physical Therapy to Battle the Pain Killer Crisis October 01, 2019
Using Physical Therapy to Battle the Pain Killer Crisis

While often effective at treating pain, Opioids can be highly addictive, and opioid abuse has become...

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Do You Know Your Movement Vital Signs? August 01, 2019
Do You Know Your Movement Vital Signs?

Most people think of heart rate or blood pressure when they think of vital signs. It is common to us...

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PT Can Prevent Unnecessary Surgery June 10, 2019
PT Can Prevent Unnecessary Surgery

Recent research is showing that surgery might not be needed as often as we think. A large review est...

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Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease May 15, 2019
Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s affects about a million adults in the United States. It is a p...

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#ChoosePT for Back Pain May 01, 2019
#ChoosePT for Back Pain

Chances are, you or someone you know has had back pain. Each year 15% of the population has their fi...

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Physical Therapy and Fall Prevention April 19, 2019
Physical Therapy and Fall Prevention

Every year one in four people over 65 falls. That means that millions of older adults fall every yea...

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Life is a Movement Journey, Here’s How PT Can Help April 02, 2019
Life is a Movement Journey, Here’s How PT Can Help

Now that spring has arrived, temperatures are starting to rise in many parts of the country. And tha...

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What Brings You to Physical Therapy Today? February 06, 2019
What Brings You to Physical Therapy Today?

When you kick off a new project at work, chances are you spend a fair amount of time setting and rev...

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80% of Americans Experience Back Pain, But 100% of PTs Know How to Prevent It November 06, 2018
80% of Americans Experience Back Pain, But 100% of PTs Know How to Prevent It

Got back pain? You’re not alone. Eighty percent of Americans suffer from low back and neck pain at...

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Telerehab Could Ensure That You’re Completing Your Home Exercises Correctly October 12, 2018
Telerehab Could Ensure That You’re Completing Your Home Exercises Correctly

Today’s physical therapy was successful by all measures: Your PT spent time listening to your symp...

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