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Be Proactive and Preventive about Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Should be as Routine as an Oil Change The automobile industry recommends regular oil changes to keep your car running at its peak performance. Chances are that you adhere to the guidelines outlined in your car manual as closely as possible, and probably even have a favorite business nearby that performs the services. Just like a car, the human body thrives on a tune up from time to time.

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3 Things You Might Not Know about Physical Therapy

Three Things You Might Not Know About Physical Therapy As the U.S. healthcare system continues to transform, it’s important for patients to know their options and actively manage their own health and well-being. And a big part of that is knowing which healthcare professional is the best fit and why. When it comes to injury and illness, patients often don’t know the many ways that physical therapists are trained to help relieve symptoms, improve function and prevent further disability.

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Physical Therapists Trained to Treat a Variety

Physical Therapists are Trained to Treat a Wide Range of Illnesses and Injuries When most people hear the words “physical therapy,” they immediately think of rehabilitation for someone with a sports injury. And while that’s accurate, physical therapists work with many types of patients, presenting with a wide variety of injuries, conditions and diseases. In fact, the profession of physical therapy can be divided into many distinct practice areas.

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Baby Boomers Maintaining or Improving their Health

How Physical Therapy Helps Retirees Keep Dreams Alive During the Golden Years Are you among the millions of Americans who have high aspirations for how you’ll spend the extra time during your post-retirement years? Whether you plan to travel the world, pick up fly fishing, spend more time woodworking or sign up for a golf league, your physical fitness level will be a factor.

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Avoiding Low Back Pain with Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy’s Role in Maintaining a Healthy Spine As we age, regular exercise plays an increasingly prominent role in reducing the risk of developing spine-related problems. For those in or approaching the golden years, it’s important to live an active lifestyle that focuses on healthy posture, function and movement.

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Be Proactive with Physical Therapy and Injuries

Be Proactive and See Your Physical Therapist to Address Potential Injuries You probably already know to make an appointment with a physical therapist when you sprain your ankle or develop tennis elbow. But what if you’ve felt a slight twinge in your knee during your daily walk or noticed that your posture has changed since you accepted a job that requires sitting for eight hours a day? Or maybe you’ve been thinking about joining a gym to get in shape. Are these reasons to see a physical...

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What is Physical Therapy like for an Ankle Sprain?

Rehabbing A Sprained Ankle, Getting Back On Your Feet A sprained ankle is not an uncommon injury, but can be very painful and may require extensive time and therapy to heal. Typically, ankle sprains are categorized as one of the following “Grades,” depending on the severity of the sprain. The extent of physical therapy required to help heal an ankle sprain will depend on how the sprain is graded and whether surgery is required.

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Transcribed Podcast with Dr. Funk on Frederick Advice Givers

“A life worth telling a story about. And I think that just really, just changed my trajectory in terms of how, how I approach life, how I approach free time, how I've become a lot more of say yes to just about anything, say no a whole lot less. It's just really allowed me to expand my boundaries and maybe some self limitations I put on myself”. THE PODCAST INTERVIEWER: ERIC VERDI INTERVIEWEE: DR. JOSH FUNKAUDIO: 31:25 AUDIO BEGINS:

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Dr. Josh Funk Featured on Hardwood Hustle Podcast

Dr. Josh Funk Featured on Hardwood Hustle Podcast Below is the transcribed version of the Hardwood Hustle Podcast that Dr. Josh Funk was recently featured on. Enjoy! [If you put your effort and concentration into your play - to be the best that you can be; I don't care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game, in my book we're going to be winners.

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RECAP: Developing the Healthy Youth Athlete

RECAP: Developing the Healthy Youth Athlete This past week, we hosted our 3rd ever Community Talk series featuring a presentation by Dr. Josh Funk on "Developing the Healthy Youth Athlete." Dr. Funk designed this presentation with the coach and parent in mind, in hopes of helping facilitate strategies that utilize current concepts to help youth athletes stay healthy throughout their athletic careers. Throughout the presentation, the Long Term Athlete Development model was referenced by Dr.

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