October 3, 2018

Medical Xpress summarizes the new and updated recommendations for physical therapy management of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) that is presented in the October issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy.

The article explains that "the 2018 clinical practice guideline f...

October 3, 2018

People who have trouble lifting their arm above their head, have trouble when putting on a jacket or have trouble sleeping at night because of shoulder pain, physical therapy instead of surgery may be the answer.

The cause of the pain may be rotator cuff impingement and...

October 3, 2018

The results of a study published in JAMA indicates that patients with non-obstructive meniscal tears may be able to avoid surgery by following a physical therapy protocol  which consists of 16 sessions of exercise therapy for 8 weeks focused on coordination and closed,...

October 1, 2018

Researchers at the University of Sydney studied 60 randomized participants, aged 55 years or older, who suffer from lower back pain. The participants were instructed to use the Wii Fit U exercises or to continue their usual activities for 8 weeks. The participants used...

September 4, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics released its forecast for the fastest growing professions through 2026. Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapy Aides, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Occu...

September 4, 2018

Medical News Today details some of the causes of unexplained muscle aches and how to treat them.

Some of the causes include:

  • Stress

  • Dehydration

  • Nutritional Deficit

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Sleep Issues

  • Too Much Physical Activity

  • Infections, D...

September 4, 2018

Some physiotherapists on Monday in Lagos said that physical exercise of any sort was vital for good mental health, especially in the treatment of depression. The experts said that physiotherapy was also important in the well-being of people suffering long-term health i...

June 20, 2018

Physical Therapy Products published the results of a multicenter study presented at the EFORT Annual Congress that show that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) surgery was as effective as physical therapy in patients with degenerative knees.

Read the full article h...

June 20, 2018

In the latest edition of Popular Science, physical therapist and spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association Eric Robertson, says there is no such thing as perfect posture. Although various health conditions are attributed to poor posture, Robertson says...

May 21, 2018

Physical Therapy Products published a list of tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to help basketball players avoid injuries when playing basketball.

To summarize, the suggestions are:

1. Proper Preparation for Play

2. Focus on Technique

3. Ensure...

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