As I collaborate with other therapists, I learn better ways to communicate with my patients. For example, one therapist described physical therapy to me as follows, “Physical therapy is the art of unilateral exercise.” What does this mean? It means that I often exercise just one part of a patient’s body. This makes sense because

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Posture is something we all intuitively know something about, but here is a little more detail. Ideal posture is something we all strive for. Imagine if you were looking at yourself from the side and could draw a line from the top of your head down to the floor. With ideal posture, that line would

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Physical therapists are able to help many people with a variety of ailments.  Do you know someone who is suffering from: » Low back pain » Knee pain » Neck pain » Shoulder pain » Arthritis » Tension headaches » Difficulty with walking » Poor balance » Pain sustained in an accident » Poor physical

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We take it for granted, but did you know that your muscles lengthen as they contract? At first this doesn’t seem to make sense; however, muscles are often active while they are lengthening. This occurs when the external force is greater than the force the muscle(s) generates. Eccentric muscle contractions happen all of the time.

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