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When it comes to protecting your health, there is much to consider. A big topic that can often be overlooked 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 in on your neighbors...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Axes Physical Therapy presents their 12 Months of Movement Challenge for 2021.
2020 has presented many challenges to our health and well-being, both physically and emotionally. This has impacted ALL of us. What we do know is that movement is one of the most effective strategies to improve overall wellness with ZERO side-effects. It has been recently said that “sitting is the...
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Alyssa Semones, PT, DPT, CSCS explains her 6 key components to successfully rehab the injured athlete and return them to sport.
If you ask me why I got into physical therapy, my answer is easy, to help treat athletes. As a former D1 athlete, helping athletes get back to their sport is something I am very passionate about and why it is so important to me. Sports rehab goes beyond the...
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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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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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