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Dancing, sports share common ground

Footwork, tempo, rhythm, pivot, crossover. That terminology turns up regularly in sports practice. Or was it dance rehearsal? The disciplines of sports and dancing share more than language, experts say. Each activity can benefit participants in the other field, and some...

source: By Bob Kowalski
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Are you ready? This year physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students from around the state will head to Capitol Hill on Wednesday February 6, 2019 for a full day of advocacy. We will start promptly at 9am and plan to go until 3pm. We are finalizing details...


As a healthcare provider, you surely want your patients to succeed. But, there’s only so much you can do before it really is up to the patient to show up, follow through, and commit to the lifestyle changes necessary between sessions to reach his or her goals. That...

source: WebPT

Starting physical therapy soon after a diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain may be associated with reductions in long-term opioid use and amount of opioid use, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

source: Clinical Pain Advisor

Recovering after a stroke isn’t easy, but Neofect is here to help patients track their rehabilitation progress with an innovative wearable solution. At CES 2019, the company exhibited its Rapael Smart Glove, a high-tech rehab device that helps stroke patients improve...


Physical therapy is in a strange place right now. Burnout is rampant, the cost of education is higher than ever, and pay is stagnating at best. Talented therapists have resorted to jumping from job to job in search of an elusive salary bump.

source: WebPT

Researchers from Germany report a possible association between patients with hip pain and their tendency to be older, obese, and depressed, compared to people with no hip pain. Gender and social status were not associated with this pain, they add.

source: PT Products Online


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