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Do Physical Therapists Qualify for a Medical Professional Home Loan?

Do Physical Therapists Qualify for Physician Home Loans

With the cost of earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy getting more expensive, it’s expected to graduate with huge education loans. The amount of student loan debt can be daunting!  As you start your first job as a PT and begin planning for the life goals such as starting a family, updating the leaky high …

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The Best Exercises for Snowshoeing – How to Prepare from a Physical Therapist

The Best Exercises for Snowshoeing - How to Prepare from a Physical Therapist

Snowshoeing is an ancient sport that has continued in popularity over the millennia. Perhaps the average athlete no longer uses the sport to hunt down herds of prey in the tundra, but it’s still a fun way to enjoy some winter adventure. Ensuring that you keep proper form while snowshoeing can help you avoid injury …

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The Best Core Strengthening Exercises for Runners

core strengthening for runners

You’re a runner, so you run. But what other exercise do you use to supplement your passion for the pavement? It may seem superfluous to add more work to your routine, but research shows us that it can benefit your performance. Specifically, core and pelvic exercises to improve strength and stability are known to decrease …

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Common Myths About Foam Rolling – From a Physical Therapist

Common Myths of Foam Rolling

Foam rolling is a popular tool for many athletes. Sure, it feels good (…or not so good), but what does it actually do? The market is teeming with different shapes, textures, and models of rollers. Though it’s a widely used technique, there aren’t many research studies examining the effects of foam rolling. Yet, there are …

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5 Wedge Elevation Pillows to Ease Your Pain After A Knee Replacement

The 5 Best Leg Elevation Wedge Pillows

If you have been following along with our series then you already know that elevating your knee after you have had a total knee replacement is crucial to the healing process because it increases blood flow, reduces swelling, and eases your post-surgical discomfort. You may be wondering how to elevate your knee after total replacement …

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The 7 Best Gifts for Anyone With Elbow Pain that Won’t Go Away

The 7 Best Gifts for Anyone With Elbow Pain That Won't Go Away (1)

If you’ve ever suffered from elbow pain or other musculoskeletal problems, then you know just how damaging it can be to your daily routine. Various injuries or conditions can cause elbow pain. The most common cause of chronic elbow pain can also be a result of Arthritis. Osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of …

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Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery – What You Need to Know

Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Getting back to normal after arthroscopic hip surgery can be confusing and even frightening.  Hip surgery, whether it was a  hip labral repair, hip labral debridement, or a labral reconstruction, is a life-changing event that you want to allow to adequately heal. See our helpful table and subsequent information to help you know when you …

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