2 area PT clinics expand services for athletes

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Conshohocken Physical Therapy in Conshohocken and Total Performance Physical Therapy in North Wales have been going through some growing pains... Read more

Balance: Importance of getting steady on your feet

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Do you walk to get around? If the answer is yes, then you need to know more about balance. Balance is a necessary component of walking; with... Read more

Treating pain in the home

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Almost everyone knows to use ice packs right after an injury to prevent swelling, but time and time again I see patients in my office who are... Read more

Tools for pain relief and enhanced performance

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Pain and dysfunction of any body part has many possible causes. I would venture to say that every single one of us can identify with nagging... Read more

Pain during exercise: How much is too much?

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The topic of “no pain, no gain” is one that arises almost daily in my practice. Is pain during exercise appropriate? When is it... Read more

Therapeutic Taping: Helpful or all hype?

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I recently co-authored an article for a Physical Therapy magazine, Advance Magazine, regarding the use of elastic taping for the upper quarter... Read more

Preventing the dreaded sports hernia

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A sports hernia is a tear to the oblique abdominal muscles in the pelvic region of the abdomen. Unlike other hernias, the sports hernia has... Read more

Strength training for 'aging' adults

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News flash: we are all aging! By the time we reach our thirties, we all begin to lose peak strength by approximately 10 percent per decade... Read more