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3 Tips For Low Back Pain Relief

November 10th, 2018

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons that patients visit Hands-On Physical Therapy each day. In fact, the condition affects anywhere from 85 to 90 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. However, many patients want to avoid surgery to help correct their low back issues, making physical therapy an

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What does RICE and MEAT have to do with Physical Therapy?

October 31st, 2018

When you hear the words rice and meat, we won’t blame you for thinking about food! In the physical therapy world, the RICE method (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) has long been the recommended treatment for sports injuries. It is a recognized way to handle injuries, but recent reports suggest that ice and complete rest

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Human 2.0 – Breakthroughs in Bionics

August 19th, 2018

Few people associate the word robotics with physical therapy, but physical therapists play an important role in helping individuals prepare, use and maintain robotic limbs. In fact, physical therapists are highly skilled in the use of robotic technology, which is emerging an important aspect of rehabilitation. Robotics can take many forms in physical therapy. For

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