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Fun Facts About Physical Therapy

October 21, 2022 — An estimated 300 million physical therapy (PT) sessions happen each year. Patient ages range from babies to seniors. Some of the top reasons for receiving PT are pain management, mobility improvement, and to avoid surgery. October is National Physical Therapy Month. Obviously, we love sharing our knowledge and helping individuals achieve optimal clinical outcomes. To... Read More

How Physical Therapy Helps With Chronic Pain

June 30, 2022 — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 5 adults in America suffer from chronic pain, with over 19 million experiencing high-impact chronic pain. Chronic pain contributes to medical costs, disability, and lost productivity to the tune of an estimated $560 billion each year. Finding chronic pain relief is not... Read More

Heart Disease: How Physical Therapy Can Help

March 7, 2022 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are recovering from heart surgery, your doctor will most likely prescribe a program of cardiac rehabilitation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac rehabilitation is an important program for anyone recovering from a heart attack, heart failure, or other heart problem that required... Read More

Stretching Is an Important Part of Exercise

February 7, 2022 — Stretching before and after exercise – most of us know we should be doing it, but we don’t necessarily follow through. Some people stretch by holding a series of poses – called static stretching. Others use specific movements that stretch the muscles – called dynamic stretching. Both help warm up our muscles and limber our... Read More

Recovering From a Hip Fracture: What to Expect

December 10, 2021 — A hip fracture is a serious injury, especially among the elderly. According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 300,000 people older than 65 are admitted to the hospital each year after suffering a hip fracture. Most of these injuries are caused by falling – usually by falling sideways.... Read More

Choose to Move!

October 8, 2021 — October is National Physical Therapy month, a great reminder that we all need to move our bodies every day to keep ourselves fit and healthy. Fitting movement into our days has been especially hard during the pandemic. Our colleagues at the American Physical Therapy Association offer this information about how we can all “choose to... Read More

Balance Problems Raise the Risk of Falls

September 10, 2021 — At CPT, we’ve helped many clients recover from the effects of a fall. More than helping them recover, we help them improve their strength, balance, and other factors to help prevent more falls. Unfortunately, falling is a big senior health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults aged 65... Read More

Seven Myths About Physical Therapy

May 17, 2021 — We all know that exercise is important at any age. In fact, there are four types of exercise – those that develop and maintain balance, endurance, flexibility, and strength. When “life happens” and you’re having problems in one of those areas, physical therapy can help restore your ability, along with your range of motion. Physical... Read More

Managing Parkinson’s Disease

April 2, 2021 — Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination. Symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time. As the disease progresses, people may have difficulty walking and talking. They may also have mental and behavioral changes, sleep problems, depression, memory difficulties, and fatigue. Both... Read More

Staying Active When You Have Arthritis

August 11, 2020 — Did you know that arthritis affects people of all ages? According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America—more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some type of this disease. However, it is most common among women, and it occurs more frequently as people get older. Not so... Read More
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