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Physical therapists are movement experts who can help you improve mobility and motion and get reduce pain, often as an alternative to surgery or prescription drugs, including opioids.

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People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages

Learn the benefits of physical therapy. Physical therapists are motion experts who help people reduce pain and improve mobility, often without surgery and prescription drug use.

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The Who, What, Why, And How Of Physical Therapy
Physical therapy: two words that are thrown around frequently, but what do those words really mean? ‘PT’ is sometimes referred to as ‘pain and torture.’ You can be assured that is not the purpose of this profession
Physical therapy, or physiotherapy, is a wonderful profession that exists for one purpose: to help people feel and move better, meet their goals, and get back to a life that they want to live. No matter if…

Do you know that your body has a movement system? Left uncontrolled, it can be the source of injuries, aches and pains; however by working with a human movement expert it can be the rock-solid foundation for fitness and long-term health.

Physical Therapy Is For Everyone
Are you a self described “non-athlete?” Do you subscribe to the myth that physical therapy is only for star athletes or those who have just had some kind of major surgery? Have you ever wondered, “Who is physical therapy for?” If so, we’ve got great news for you: physical therapy is for everyone
Here is just a partial list of everyday folks who can benefit from seeing a physical therapist:
Factory workers
Office workers
People with Parkinson’s disease…

#GetPT1st
If you're following us on social media at all (especially Twitter and Facebook) you'll have noticed that we are planning something big for March 1st. We strongly believe that physical therapy is the best choice and should be the first choice for those dealing with pains, sprains, strains,

World Physical Therapy Day toolkit
World Physical Therapy Day falls on 8th September every year, and is an opportunity for physical therapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution their profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent. WCPT supports member organisations in their efforts with a toolkit of free materials.

Charlie didn't start running until he was 55. Now 73, he's completed 50+ marathons and 8 Ironman triathlons ... with help from his physical therapists.

By now, you likely have a go-to coping mechanism for when stress and problems arise. Hopefully it's something on the healthy side of the spectrum, such a...

Most Americans believe that prescription medications are the most effective treatments for many common illnesses, but a Consumer Reports survey of more than 45,000 people finds that three-fourths of us are turning to alternative therapies like yoga and acupuncture.

Physical therapy and recovery from injuryPhysical therapy can help you recover from an injury and avoid future injury by reducing pain in the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, and ligaments), improving flexibility and function, and building muscle strength. Your physical therapist can also evaluate how you perform an activity and make suggestions for doing the activity in a way that is less likely .

The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry, one of APTA's biggest projects in several years, is taking shape, and it has the potential to be the largest outcomes registry in the nation. Not just the largest physical therapy outcomes registry: the largest outcomes registry, period.

Increased opioid use has created a national health crisis. For safe long-term pain relief, choose physical therapy. To learn more, visit MoveForwardPT.com/Ch...

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