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Did you know? 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 will report a fall this year.  In the US every 11 seconds an older adult in seen in the ER due to injuries from a fall  In the US an older adult (65 and older) falls every second of every day  Each year...
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Axes Physical Therapy location #13 in Lake Saint Louis is OPEN for business! Opened 9/13/21, this brand new facility serves those living and working in multiple communities such as Lake Saint Louis, O’Fallon, Wentzville, Weldon Springs, Dardenne Prairie, New Melle and many other well established communities. Located near The Meadows Mall, just across Highway 64/40...
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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 had...
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Pre-/Post-Op Total Knee Replacement: Education, Expectations, and Progression Total knee replacements are one of the most successful procedures in all of medicine. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in 2017, more than 754,000 knee replacements were performed in the United States. It’s also one of the most common pre and post operatively...
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Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that we are opening our 13th full-service physical therapy clinic in the heart of West St. Charles County – Lake Saint Louis, MO on September 13, 2021. This brand new facility will serve those living and working in multiple communities such as Lake Saint Louis, O’Fallon, Wentzville, Weldon Springs,...
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pregnancy stretches for hips, back, legs
Since the pandemic rise from March 2020, there has been a significant decline in the birth rate. It was found that there are 300,000 fewer births from 2020, dropping the birthrate by 4%. December 2020 had an 8% decline from the previous December 2019. But with the vaccine being more readily available and people continuing...
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The development of handwriting skills begins as early as 4 months of age. This is when the palmar reflex begins to integrate and the baby begins to intentionally initiate grasp. Typically, larger muscle control develops before smaller muscle control. Achieving crawling, walking, and climbing milestones is imperative to good fine motor control. The child needs...
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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 had...
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Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the United States effecting approximately 10% of men and 13% of women. These numbers are likely to continue to increase over time due to a large aging population. Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint, however has its greatest prevalence in weight bearing joints to include the hip...
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WHY do I have joint pain as I’m getting older? IS joint pain inevitable with age? As a practicing hand therapist for over 15 years, I wish I had a dollar for every time I have been asked questions like… “Why does my shoulder hurt when I reach up into my cabinet to pick up...
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