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As St. Louis County moves back to more strict restrictions in the wake of COVID-19, we are confident in our protocols that have been in place since the start of the pandemic to keep our doors open.
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With summer in the books, things are cooling down — and soon to become downright chilly. And as the seasons change, cold-weather joint pain is something you might find yourself experiencing either before or after those fall and winter activities.
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Scott Gallant physical therapist is joining Axes Physical Therapy in Affton, MO serving South County areas.
Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the opening of it’s newest location in Affton, MO on November 10, 2020. Located centrally within the densely populated region 15 minutes southwest of downtown St. Louis, the clinic and it’s expert staff will serve the surrounding communities of Affton, St. Louis City,...
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Blog about the importance of continuity of care in physical therapy in St. Louis, MO.
Unfortunately, it’s a common scenario…   Busy physical therapist in an outpatient setting   Multiple therapists at each location and between locations   Patient arrives for their initial evaluation…sees “therapist A”   On second visit, patient arrives and finds out they’re scheduled with “therapist B”   On third visit, patient arrives and finds out they’re...
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Movement. Is. Medicine.  In line with our theme for National Physical Therapy Month 2020, let’s discuss WHO benefits from physical therapy. The easy answer is that everyone could benefit from some movement progression and exercise… so, I guess my work here is done. Thanks for reading!  I’m kidding, but only...
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physical therapy in st louis and affton missouri
Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that we are opening our 12th full-service physical therapy clinic in the sought-after central corridor in early November 2020. This brand new facility will serve those living and working in multiple communities such as Shrewsbury, MO, Webster Groves, MO, Affton, MO, Marlborough, MO,...
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Physical Therapy in St. Louis, MO.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs Our physical therapists at...
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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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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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