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Can physiotherapy be used for preventative purposes to prevent injury from happening in the first place or is it only used to address conditions/injuries that have already happened?

Can physiotherapy be used for preventative purposes to prevent injury from happening in the first place or is it only used to address conditions/injuries that have already happened?

Great question!! Physical therapists/physiotherapists are ‘movement specialists’. That being said to answer your question, yes physical therapy can be effective in preventing injuries from happening in the first place. Formal evaluation by a licensed physical therapist can help identify faulty mechanics and train those...

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Clogged Milk Ducts Can Be a Real Pain

Clogged Milk Ducts Can Be a Real Pain

Clogged milk ducts are not too prevalent, but they can be a real pain at a critical time for you and baby. In this video, Dr. Jen Rawlins, PT, DPT, CAPP-OB, shares some key information and tips for success. BreakThrough offers a complimentary consultation call with one of our Care Coordinators. In this call, we

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How long should I give the physical therapy exercises before I give up? It all seems geared toward the elderly and my back isn’t getting better.

How long should I give the physical therapy exercises before I give up? It all seems geared toward the elderly and my back isn’t getting better.

According to the Mayo Clinic, roughly 3 million people in the U.S. are affected with back pain. It is a very common complaint amongst not only older adults, but also with working professionals and younger population. Evidence in research shows that most people with acute low back pain regain mobility quickly within the first 2-4

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Is physical therapy helpful for sciatica?

Is physical therapy helpful for sciatica?

‘Sciatica’ is often a common term used for any kind of radiating pain into the leg and or the buttock region. When you get assessed by a Physical Therapist who is primarily a movement specialist, they can firstly help you determine if it is actually sciatica or if the source of your pain is something

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My herniated disc was confirmed by an MRI and I received physical therapy. Are there no benefits in doing abdominal exercises?

My herniated disc was confirmed by an MRI and I received physical therapy. Are there no benefits in doing abdominal exercises?

Sorry to hear of your issues and potentially that your PT routine is not yielding the results you need for your herniated disc. There certainly are incredible benefits in doing abdominal exercises. However, it is critical that you are doing the right ones for you based on your current situation, body type, flexibility, strength, etc.

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