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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.

Do you have pain in the front of your knee or near your kneecap? Do you feel it when you use stairs, squat, run, or jump? Well, you may have a common form of knee pain called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or ‘PFPS.’    The Patellofemoral Joint What is PFPS? Let’s talk about where the diagnosis...
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Every day in my job, I ask patients to please rate their pain on a scale of 0-10. 0 means no pain at all and 10 means the pain is so bad that you need to go to the emergency room.” Occasionally, I will get patients that tell me, with a smile, that their pain...
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It’s that time of year again. The snow is no longer falling, the frigid temperatures are (hopefully) a thing of the past, the grass is growing, the trees are blooming, the birds are singing, and runners are once again hitting the road. Running can be difficult but also very rewarding in many ways. Not only...
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Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that we have opened our 15th full-service physical therapy clinic in Eureka, MO on April 18, 2021. This brand new facility will serve those living and working in multiple communities such as South St. Louis County, Franklin County, Jefferson County, Wildwood, MO, Pacific, MO, Gray Summit, MO, House...
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Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that we are opening our 15th full-service physical therapy clinic in Eureka, MO on April 18, 2021. This brand new facility will serve those living and working in multiple communities such as South St. Louis County, Franklin County, Jefferson County, Wildwood, MO, Pacific, MO, Gray Summit, MO, House...
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“CID’s mission is to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing to listen, talk, read and succeed. We empower families and professionals in St. Louis and worldwide to help children reach their fullest potential.” Central Institute for the Deaf Axes is a small, locally owned and operated physical therapy company serving our communities...
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After a decade of experience as a physical therapist, I reflect on the profession of physical therapy and how much this kind of expertise can improve quality of life. We are an extension of our referring physicians; our primary goals being to decrease our patient’s pain, train them to reach their functional goals, and improve...
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Education and Expectations for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear You’ve likely heard the term ACL or even know someone who has injured theirs, but may not know what exactly it is. An anterior cruciate ligament injury is the over-stretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee, partially or completely. An...
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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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Are your normal daily activities suffering because of your pain? Chronic pain is the most common reason adults seek treatment in the United States! Research has shown that the long-term effects of chronic pain often cause individuals to reduce or eliminate physical activity. Chronic pain is generally defined by pain that lasts longer than the...
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