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Recovery
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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Acheiving great results pos surgery, post injury, or from other orthopaedic conditions, sports specific, workers compensation, rehabilitation, and recovery.
“In the face of adversity, you find out if you’re a fighter or a quitter. It’s all about getting up after you’ve been knocked down.”  It is safe to say most of us in some way, shape, or form over the last few months have been knocked down. The novel coronavirus,...
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Man playing golf showing proper form of elbow on backswing to prevent in an effort to prevent golfer's elbow.
FORE! It’s that time of year again when the links are heating up… and so are complaints of body pain. Because golf is one of the few outdoor recreational activities that small groups can participate in during times of Covid-19 and social distancing, some folks are grabbing clubs for the first time. Golfing engages the entire body...
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physical therapy home exercise program
I’m Practicing Social Distancing… Now What? Thank you for doing your part to help avoid the spread of COVID-19 in our St. Louis area and greater communities! These efforts do not go unnoticed. Whether we consider ourselves more introverted or more extroverted, social distancing can be difficult to do, and...
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physical therapist interview
The Patient Experience. Three very important words in healthcare today. There’s no doubt that there’s more emphasis on the experience of the customer now than in the past. Many reasons drive this: 1) patient choice in healthcare provider 2) competition 3) resources available for patients to research their healthcare provider....
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physical therapy strengthening
Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is now available at all Axes Physical Therapy locations. This specialized physical therapy technique can be highly effective in assisting patients with gains in muscle strength and hypertrophy via low load resistance training or during aerobic training. Additionally, BFRT can prevent muscle atrophy when used...
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Obtaining adequate sleep has long been understood to be an important cornerstone to overall physical, mental and emotional health(1);  however, increasing attention is being given to the pervasive cultural rise of sleep deprivation in America. In fact, 1 in 3 American adults aren’t achieving the recommended 7 hours of sleep...
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