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Injury Prevention
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...
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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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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...
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Where there is no movement, there is pain.
“Where there is no movement, there is pain.” Lower back pain (LBP) is the most common cause of disability and lost work time among working-age adults in industrialized countries (1,3). In addition, it is the most common condition seen by a physical therapist. LBP is the second most common reason...
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Why Did I Choose Physical Therapy as a Profession?
“I’ll never forget the look on my first patient’s face when he came in for his final visit and told me that he was now able to perform his daily walking without any issues.” While I’ve only been a licensed physical therapist (PT) for a relatively short period of time,...
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Carpal tunnel syndroms, signs, symptom, and treatment with physical therapy near me.
Do I… have carpal tunnel? It is the middle of the night, you are sound asleep, you are suddenly woke up by pain not in your back, not in your knees but of all places your hands. They hurt, they burn and they feel like they are sound asleep (like...
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Women struggles in heat wearing mask to return to sport in summer STL heat.
When it comes to protecting your health, especially in 2020, there is much to consider. A big topic that is being overlooked right now is the temperature increase in the hot and humid Midwestern climate! Many times during the summer, you will hear the local news asks us to check...
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young-woman-resting-after-jogging-and-drink-water-on-a-sunny-day-picture
Coffee has water in it right?!  At least that’s what I tell myself when the sun is coming up in the morning.  As a marathon runner and physical therapist with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, you would think I would be excellent about being properly hydrated.  The truth is...
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Athlete running for physical therapy for return to sport program at Axes Physical Therapy St. Louis.
Let’s be honest, I have watched more Netflix shows on my couch the past three months than I would care to admit. How about you? With the sunshine starting to peek through the rain clouds, it is tempting to go outside for a walk or run. If this is your...
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St. Louis, MO Axes Physical therapy kids playing sports with a focus on return to sport, conditioning, strength training, and injury prevention education.
“Know safety, no injury. No safety, know injury.” More youth are involved in sports now than ever. Sports allow time to get out of the house, get rid of extra energy, play with friends, learn, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Young athletes learn how to work with others and communicate,...
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