Physical Therapy

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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Cortisone Injections vs Total Knee Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Comparing Cortisone Injections vs a Total Knee Replacement

Enduring chronic pain affects every aspect of your daily life. You become short-tempered with the people around you, stop doing things that you enjoy, and stay in a generally unpleasant mood. The good news is that there are ways to eradicate pain so that you can get back to your old self. Have you been …

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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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