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Drayer Physical Therapy Institute LLC opened a new outpatient center Friday in Waynesboro, Franklin County.

Aging can have a bad reputation; however, there is no reason that growing older can’t be a journey full of adventure and opportunities to live life to the fullest.

by: Sarah Busenitz Whether your journey is five miles or 5,000, aches and pains could be an unwelcome travel companion. Here are some tips to help your body survive the adventure: Nutrition: Our bodies are incredibly adaptive; however, traveling gets us out of our normal routines of nutritional intake and physical activity. It is easy to eat more salty and dehydrating foods such …

By Stephanie Bingham, MS, LAT, ATC Ice is a great form of cold therapy to help with the symptoms that can come from bumps and bruises. Applying ice to an injury can help to decrease pain and inflammation in a localized area, helping to speed recovery. Ice packs are a great way to apply ice …

By: Kelley Zimbelman PT, DPT, Claremore, OK Center Summer is a common time for people to start getting back into shape. Because it is a high calorie burner, running is a popular exercise option. Unfortunately, discomfort and injuries can lead new participants to give up on running prematurely. To help decrease the odds of getting injured, …

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The Adaptive Bike program for area special needs children picked up where it left off last year, Saturday, Jan. 21, when 16 APG children were united with the bicycles they [...]

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute wants to help you recover properly after your long run. Click here for this easy to read micrographic on long run recovery!

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Tips for Getting a Proper Warm-Up Before Vigorous Activity Many of us have heard about the value of warming up before an activity, but what does that actually mean? What components does it entail? When should this be performed? Do I have to do this before every workout or physical activity? All of these are …

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By Greg Turner, PT, Center Manager – Lancaster Pennsylvania Center How do you measure clinical excellence? Is there any proof that we excel at the art and science of PT? Within the physical therapy profession, everyone wants to tout that they provide great care. But what does that mean? What proof do they have? In …

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute today opened an outpatient center in Rogersville, Ala. The center, at 16390 Highway 72, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. It can be reached at 256-247-1708. The center specializes in orthopedics, pre- and post-operative rehabilitation, sports medicine, and work and industry services. Physical therapist Will Holley is the center manager. …

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Drayer Physical Therapy in Macedonia, OH, has physical therapy services including manual therapy, sports medicine, & even a balance program. Learn more here!

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute today opened its Muscle Shoals, Ala., outpatient center, its 22nd in that state. The center is at 1404 E. Avalon Ave., Tuscumbia, and operates 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. It can be reached at 256-978-4001. The center specializes in orthopedics, sports medicine, post-operative care, manual therapy, and neurological rehabilitation. Julie …

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Drayer Physical Therapy Institute has opened in Chapin, S.C., where it already provided athletic training services to Chapin High School. The center is at 130 Amicks Ferry Road, Suite G, and can be reached at 803-932-2176. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to noon or by appointment Saturday. The center …

Physical therapists often are asked what the best sleeping position is. This is a great question, as musculoskeletal conditions involving the cervical (neck), thoracic (midback) and lumbar (low back); hips; shoulders; and knees can be exacerbated by abnormal stresses to the body while you’re snoozing.

When a person gets injured or has a prolonged illness, doctors often recommend physical therapy. But In the case of older people, physical therapy can be a good therapy option for many conditions from Alzheimer's to arthritis. Physical therapy can restore or increase strength, range of motion, flexibility, coordination, and endurance -- as well as reduce pain.

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In the first several weeks following surgery, one can expect limitations in range of motion and strength in the foot and toes.