Physical Therapy

Total Knee Replacement – How to Sleep After Surgery

Sleeping after a total knee replacement

Why do we need to sleep? Apart from the obvious fact that a good night’s sleep keeps us from being tired and groggy throughout the day. Sleep is also crucial for the healing and recovery process. It is how our body recharges and repairs itself. So do your best to get some rest. You may …

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7 Interview Preparation Tips For New Grad Physical Therapists

7 Interview Tips for New Grad Physical Therapists

Congratulations, you just graduated from Physical Therapy School! You worked hard in school, but now it’s time for the real work to start. It took 7 years of long days and endless hours of studying to get here, but you did it. Interviewing for your first physical therapy position can be scary, but I’ve got …

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Must Have Items For Pain Control after a Total Knee Replacement

Must have items for pain control after a knee reaplcement

Woohoo! You finally had your total knee replacement! What a relief; or at least it should be. Many times people think that they will have their surgery and just bounce right back like nothing ever happened. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. With any surgery, there will be a certain degree of pain and …

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The Best Orthopedic Neck Pillow for Back and Side Sleepers

The 5 Best Orthopedic Pillows for Side and Back Sleepers

Living with chronic neck pain is no fun for anyone. If you suffer from chronic neck pain, you know it takes the joy out of your daily activities, creates limits that restrict what you can do, and leaves you sitting on the sidelines of life. You’re not alone in your suffering. Studies indicate that over …

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The Best Pre-Surgical Exercises for a Total Knee Replacements

The Best Exercises to do before a knee replacement

We all know the benefits of exercising; increased blood flow, muscle strength, and overall better physical and mental health. Exercising before your total knee replacement is especially important for a quick and successful recovery. It has been proven that exercising prior to having a total knee replacement speeds up the recovery time significantly by strengthening …

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Physical Therapy: Understanding the Costs Associated with Rehab

What is the Costs of Physical Therapy

You just got back from a fun weekend in the mountains, twisted your knee and your Doctor correctly recommends you to Physical Therapy. You’re excited about feeling better but concerned about how much it might cost. The cost of healthcare can be confusing and difficult to understand. I wish it was as simple as here …

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The 8 Best Gifts for Anyone With Hip Pain to Speed Up Recovery

The 8 Best gifts for Anyone with Hip Pain

If you’ve ever experienced hip pain or other musculoskeletal problems, then you know just how detrimental it can be to your daily routine. Hip pain can be caused by various injuries or conditions. The most common cause of chronic hip pain can be attributed to Arthritis. Osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis, …

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