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Return to Work
We met Donna when she began therapy in March 2020 for bilateral total knee replacements. If you’re like us, you’re already thinking that this woman is a go getter just from that first sentence! Donna’s therapist, Candace Cunningham, PT, DPT greeted Donna on her first day of physical therapy and...
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Did you know? 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 will report a fall this year.  In the US every 11 seconds an older adult in seen in the ER due to injuries from a fall  In the US an older adult (65 and older) falls every second...
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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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“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...
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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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Fall prevention.
Did you know? Falls Edition 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 will report a fall this year.  In the US every 11 seconds an older adult in seen in the ER due to injuries from a fall  In the US an older adult (65 and older) falls...
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In memoriam of our coworker, occupational therapist, Vic Zucarello.
Vic Zuccarello Jan 18, 1960 – Aug 4, 2020 It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we, the staff at Axes Physical Therapy, bid farewell to our respected colleague and long-time friend, Vic Zuccarello. For many in the St. Louis region and beyond, the news of Vic’s passing came...
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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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Axes Physical Therapy of St. Louis demonstrates ideal work from home or remote office desk, chair, computer, headset and phone positions.
Are you one of the millions of Americans working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Forbes recently reported that almost 6 out of 10 American ‘knowledge’ workers are working remotely. More of us than ever are finding ourselves in different positions these days, both figuratively and literally. This sudden change could...
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Beginning July 22, 2019, Vic Zuccarello will begin offering Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) and Work Conditioning/Hardening Services at all Axes Physical Therapy locations. This is an important addition to the already robust workers’ compensation and return to work platform currently in place. We believe that work is inherently good. Work...
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