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Get the most up-to-date information on our company, team and pertinent topics related to your movement health. Axes Physical Therapy serves the greater St. Louis area and provides next-level rehabilitation and health management.

woman experiencing dizziness and vertigo from bppv
WHY am I DIZZY?! Dizziness is a common complaint seen by physical therapists who treat vestibular dysfunction. In fact, millions of people in the United States develop dizziness from vertigo. Vertigo is a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning, which can increase fall risk. There are many different causes of dizziness, and therefore,...
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Athletic Training Services in St. Louis Missouri at Wentzville Schools, Timberland, Holt, and Liberty
Athletic Trainers are health care providers responsible for student athlete safety. Athletic Training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and facilitation of rehabilitation of their team’s medical conditions. However, only 40% of secondary schools in Missouri have full access to an athletic trainer. Axes made it a mission to ensure that proper athletic training services were...
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Scoliosis Management with Physical Therapy in St. Louis
Do you remember going to those dreaded school physicals every few years? Usually, the worst part was wondering how many shots you were going to need that year. However, for some, when the doctor asked them to bend forward and touch their toes their lives would change forever. This simple test, called the Adam’s test,...
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Every year, St. Louis Magazine highlights the A-List, a tribute to our region’s finest favorite healthcare providers, restaurants, personalities, and more! In 2021, Axes Physical Therapy is honored to be nominated to WIN in not one, but TWO categories! We thank everyone who have supported us as a small, local business and thank each of...
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OVERUSE INJURIES IN YOUTH SPORTS RESULTING IN APOPHYSITIS
My wife (Ali Bauer) and I are both health practitioners and parents of 3 kids. We understand the importance of encouraging a healthy lifestyle for our children, which includes a smart diet and plenty of exercise. I think it is safe to say that most parents know how important regular levels of physical activity are for children, especially with the increased incidence of childhood...
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raynauds syndrome
Have you ever noticed in winter weather or cold temperatures that the color changes in your fingers, toes, and/or nose? If it is also accompanied by numbness or a freezing sensation, you may be part of the estimated 8% of people in the United States with Raynaud’s Syndrome.
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axes physical therapy teams up with shriners hospitals for children
Our patients are at the heart of everything we do. They inspire us to continue our mission of improving the lives of children and families. -Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Axes is a small, locally owned and operated physical therapy company serving our communities in the Greater St. Louis area. We’re fortunate to be able to...
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dupuytren’s contracture HAND THERAPY
“Why is my hand curling up?” This is a question posed to many hand surgeons and hand therapists. Sometimes, the answer is Dupuytren’s (du-pwe-TRANZ) disease, also referred to as ‘viking finger’ – is when the tissue under the skin near your 4th and 5th fingers becomes thicker and less flexible gradually over years. This condition...
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physical therapy st louis missouri
I have been around the physical therapy world for about 15 years. One comment I have often heard from patients is, “I feel like no one listens to me.” Frankly, that is unacceptable. Axes believes in and practices by treating the whole person. That means I, as a medical provider, must work to understand and...
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In January 2021, Axes Physical Therapy kicked off the 12 Month Movement Challenge. The goal of our year long challenge is to counteract the negative effects that our more sedentary life had on ALL us throughout 2020. The ownership team of Axes Physical Therapy made the decision to do something about the impact that inactivity...
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