PT-Helper’s January Blog Posts for Physical Therapists

Physical Therapy Exercises for Ankle SprainsPublished On Jan. 17, 2019Ankle injuries can occur any time of the year. A bad ankle sprain is typically treated with

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Do You Use Your Patient’s SmartPhone to Prescribe Exercises

One of the more interesting responses that we get when we ask physical therapists “how do you prescribe exercises to your patients?” is “I use

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Low Back Stretches

By guest blogger Joane Chamberlain, PT, MOMT The most effective things that you can do at home to decrease low back and neck pain is to

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New Year’s Resolution

It’s almost the end of 2018 and time when many people create a New Year’s resolution. According to Wikipedia, a New Year’s resolution is when

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Frozen Shoulder Exercises

Shoulder exercises are among the most commonly searched exercises in Google when compared to exercises of other body parts. In 2006, about 7.5 million people

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THE INFAMOUS LOW BACK

By guest blogger Guillermo Contreras One of the most common areas we see individuals report injuring, and we’d argue any physical therapist or CrossFit coach/trainer,

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Excy Portable Full-Body Exercise Bike on PT-Helper

Excy was created by Michele Mehl after breaking her leg while rollerblading with her son. Complications during her recovery, included a blood clot, resulted in

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Benefits of Activator Poles compared to the use (or in conjunction with) of Canes, Crutches and Walkers

Is there a more effective alternative to traditional passive devices such as canes, crutches and walkers for rehabilitation? The case for the ACTIVATOR™ Poles. Specialized walking

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Exercises Before & After Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgeries have grown in the United States from 138,700 in 2000 to 310,800 in 2010. The growing elderly population has contributed to the

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Preventing Falls in Seniors with the Otago Exercise Program

Preventing falls in older adults can save them from significant health consequences. A study revealed that more than 1 in 4 adults over 65 years

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