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I’m Carly Donahue, thrilled to be part of the Axes team at our O’fallon, MO location, here since November ’22. With a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Maryville University, earned in 2021, I bring a deep passion for helping individuals overcome orthopedic injuries. In my practice, I firmly believe...
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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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Orthopedic surgery recovery during holidays in St. Louis - Axes Physical Therapy
Gift Yourself Mobility: The Advantages of Orthopedic Surgery in St. Louis During the Holidays The holiday season is a time for gratitude, reflection, and cherishing moments with loved ones. Amid the festivities, some individuals consider the unique gift of orthopedic surgery. Surprisingly, scheduling orthopedic surgery during the holidays offers distinct...
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geriatric physical therapy near me st louis mo
“Elderly” and Empowered As we age, it seems normal to feel weak, off balance and less active than before. We’re told that being tired, incontinent and forgetful is “part of getting older.” What if this was REVERSIBLE or this didn’t have to be the case at all? Our bodies are...
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As many of us are surviving the heat and doldrums of late Summer, lamenting (or celebrating) the return to school,  and the impending cold weather of “Winter in the Midwest”… Many of us are also thinking about the excitement of that trophy buck – or our first deer – and...
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Home Exercise Programs designed just for you - from Axes Physical Therapy in St. Louis, MO!
On your first day of physical therapy, your physical therapist will likely give you a routine of a few exercises to do at home. Now, if you’re anything like me you may think, “UGH! Why do I have to bother doing MORE exercises at home?” Coming into the physical therapy...
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Seasonal Winter Stroke Prevention - St. Louis | Sports Rehab | Injury Prevention | Physical Therapy Near Me
Are strokes more prevalent at certain times of the year? For years there has appeared be an increase in incidents of strokes during the winter versus the summer. It is important to know exactly what a stroke is to get a better understanding of why this might be true. A...
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National Concussion Awareness Day recently passed, but with all of the recent discussion around Miami Dolphins QB, Tua Tagovailoa – Axes wanted to take some time to reinforce the basics of what to look for when one has sustained a concussion or mTBI (mild Traumatic Brain Injury.) A concussion can...
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As many of us are surviving the heat and doldrums of late Summer, lamenting (or celebrating) the return to school  and the impending cold weather of “Winter in the Midwest”… Many of us are also thinking about the excitement of that trophy buck – or our first deer – and...
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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...
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