How to Relieve Pain from Standing Desks or All-Day Sitting

Back pain from sitting

With the increasing awareness of damage caused by sedentary living, standing desks have become a common “solution” to the problem. However, last year researchers at Cochrane Work came to the conclusion that there is not enough evidence or research to prove that standing is any better than sitting all day.…

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What You Should Know About Dislocated Shoulder Rehab

The shoulder is the body’s most mobile joint, therefore is more predisposed to dislocation –when the head of the upper arm bone pops from the shoulder socket. A dislocated shoulder, although common, is extremely debilitating considering the shoulder joint is so critical to many daily activities. Recovering from a dislocated…

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Recovering From ACL Surgery

  An ACL tear, (or anterior cruciate ligament tear) is a fairly common yet devastating injury for athletes. Tears can happen for a number of reasons – changing direction rapidly, stopping suddenly, landing from a jump incorrectly, or colliding with another athlete. It is possible to recover from this injury…

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PTs Make a PowerPlay for Patient Recovery

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), in 2012, more than 1.9 million people experienced a sports-related injury that was treated in an emergency department. Among individuals over the age of 25, the sports that experience the highest rates include: Bicycling – 126.5…

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5 Questions with Dr. Nicole Dorholt, DPT

Q:  What was your path to becoming a Physical Therapist, and why did you choose this career? A:  It’s funny how I ended up here.  I was living in Japan planning to return to the states and start college.  I was having a discussion with my Aunt who was visiting…

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