Harvard Health Supports the Benefits of Walking with Poles (aka Nordic Walking)!

By guest blogger Mandy Shintani Reg. OT (BC ) & Gerontologist Nordic Walking is currently one of the fastest growing forms of fitness globally, but its

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Chair Yoga on PT-Connect

As 2020 continues forward, we hope that you are also making progress with your health and wellness goals. In my previous blog, I presented several

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Geriatric Exercises in PT-Connect

The definition of an older person in many developed countries is 65+ years old while the UN considers 60+ years as the definition of an

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An Inspiring Individual: Marylin Tsakok

Every once in a while, we like to feature someone who inspires us with their dedication to health, fitness and movement.

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What is “Prehab’”?? And how to properly prepare for an elective surgery

By guest blogger Anthony Sinacore, PT, DPT, ATC Barring any significant trauma requiring immediate medical attention, musculoskeletal surgeries are typically elective. Whether its a total joint

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Hand Therapy for Strokes

A stroke occurs when something (like a blood clot or plaque) blocks blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain

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What is Golfer’s Elbow and Treatment Options

By guest blogger Scott Bradley DPT, PT, CSCS  If you have pain on the inside of your elbow with certain movements then you might have

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain Exercises and Stretches

One of the most common causes of disability is low back pain with about 80% of the population experiencing low back pain in their lifetime.

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5 Reasons Hands-on PT May Supplement or Replace Pain Meds

by guest blogger Brian Scherff, PT The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is undertaking an anti-opioids campaign touting the benefits of Physical Therapy (PT) over

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What is Scoliosis Specific Exercise?

By guest blogger Jean Masse PT, DPT, PRC, OCS, ATC Scoliosis can have many forms. We have general categories for scoliosis and spine curvatures, but each

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