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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.

“You never appreciate how much you need your hands until you can no longer use them.” In honor of Hand Therapy Week 2021, I wanted to share my journey to deciding to become a Hand Therapist, why I chose this profession, and how I quickly learned that it truly a two-handed world out there. It...
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Axes Physical Therapy Movement Challenge for June
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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post-surgery recovery physical therapy
When your doctor recommends surgery, you’ll have a lot of questions. Whether it’s sudden or planned, it disrupts every bit of the life and schedule we know. It can be difficult, uncomfortable, and even embarrassing sometimes to ask others for help. Even though the surgery itself might be live-saving, the postoperative weeks of recovery are...
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Now that golf season is in full swing (pun intended), we have the 2021 PGA Championship right around the corner, May 19-May 23. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and Collin Morikawa… Who is going to come out on top? Will it be one of the former champions or an underdog? The  same South Carolina course hosted...
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There are many different types of conditions that can affect the shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis is one of those conditions and it is the fancy medical term for what is more commonly known as frozen shoulder. First – a little anatomy lesson first so that we are all on the same page. The shoulder, or glenohumeral...
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working out with an injury, advice from a physical therapist
If you’re a regular exerciser, have an active profession, or enjoy playing some type of sport, you have probably done a little too much and been sidelined with an injury at least once. Of course we try to prevent injury when we can, but it can happen to anyone. More than likely, you will seek...
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hiring physical therapists in the st louis area in ofallon st. peters and farmington missouri
Axes Physical Therapy is once again pleased to announce more expansion and hiring within our organization. Since 2015 with two locations and the desire to change the physical therapy landscape in the Midwest, Axes has quickly become a place of great importance to patients and the caring employees who make up the team with 12...
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“Kenny, before “the accident”, was my 53 year old fiancé who worked as a chef for 35+ years who, over the last few years, fell in love with not only me, but also the game of golf. Kenny and I met at Lift For Life Academy, LFLA, a charter school in the city. He brought...
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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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