Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity

Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity

Most Americans don’t move enough despite proven benefits, such as reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases, and improved bone health, cognitive function, weight control, and overall quality of life.

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Ready, Set, Refresh! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Reach Your 2019 Fitness Goals

Ready, Set, Refresh! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Reach Your 2019 Fitness Goals

When the calendar year comes to a close, we often find ourselves physically and mentally depleted from the holidays and the end-of-the-year rush. It’s no wonder that three of the most common self-improvement resolutions uttered as the clock strikes midnight are: eat more healthily, lose weight and commit to a regular exercise program.

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One Annual Health Checkup That's Probably Missing from Your Calendar

One Annual Health Checkup That's Probably Missing from Your Calendar

Some health habits are instilled in us at a young age. For as long as you can remember, for example, you made annual treks in the family minivan to both the pediatrician and the dentist. As you entered adulthood, you probably transitioned to a primary care physician, and maybe even a different dentist better equipped to address adult needs. Anytime you’ve moved or switched insurance carriers, one of your first priorities has been to track down new providers. You probably figure that between these two healthcare professionals, all of your health needs are covered, right?

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A Physical Therapist's Response to Low Back Pain

A Physical Therapist's Response to Low Back Pain

1.1 BILLION! That’s how many search results popped up the other day when I looked up low back pain on Google. That’s a lot considering only 11 million results popped up when I looked up Cat bloopers… With all of these resources, it is easy to get lost in what may be helpful and what might be a waste of time and money. That is what I’d like to clarify today!

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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

80% of Americans Experience Back Pain, But 100% of PTs Know How to Prevent It

Got back pain? You’re not alone. Eighty percent of Americans suffer from low back and neck pain at some point in their lives. Let that sink in. With such great odds that you—or someone close to you—will one day become a statistic, wouldn’t it make sense to arm yourself with preventive strategies and knowledge? Physical therapy is a good place to start.

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21st Century Rehab congratulates Elizabeth Meyer for becoming a Certified Lymphedema Therapist!

21st Century Rehab congratulates Elizabeth Meyer for becoming a Certified Lymphedema Therapist!

Elizabeth Meyer, DPT, CLT recently attended the Klose Training, 135 hour Lymphedema training course. Elizabeth learned the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively treat patients with lymphedema using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). Components of CDT includes: manual lymphatic drainage (MLD), compression bandaging, skin care, and exercise. MLD is utilized as a way to improve lymphatic flow and function of the lymphatic system, re-route blocked areas into healthy lymph vessels, reduce edema from surgery or sport injury.

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