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Diet & Exercise Can Help With High Blood Pressure & Heart Disease

Every 34 seconds, one American dies from cardiovascular disease. This makes cardiovascular disease—or heart disease—the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women and for most ethnic and racial groups, with about 700,000 people dying from it each year. The magnitude of this problem cannot be overstated, but it’s equally important to […]

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Studies Show Exercise Is Effective For Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, is a condition that occurs when scar tissue forms within the shoulder. This causes the shoulder capsule to thicken and tighten around the shoulder joint and reduces the amount of space for the shoulder to move within. Although frozen shoulder affects up to 5% of the population, it is not […]

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Physical Activity is Safe & Encouraged For Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is an extremely common disorder that involves the cartilage in a knee joint. In a normal knee, the ends of each bone are covered by cartilage, a smooth substance that protects the bones from one another and absorbs shock during impact. In knee osteoarthritis, this cartilage becomes stiff and loses its elasticity, which […]

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Wondering the Benefits of Physical Activity? We Got You Covered!

If there’s one thing nearly everyone knows about exercise, it’s that we all need it if we want to be healthy. This association is undoubtedly common knowledge by this point, but what some may fail to fully understand is just how far these benefits go. Research continues to amount that shows how maintaining adequate physical […]

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Physical Therapy Can Help Manage Heart, Lung & Balance Problems

When asked about physical therapists and what types of conditions they treat, most people probably think about ankle sprains, back pain, ACL and meniscus tears, rotator cuff issues, broken bones, and possibly sports injuries overall. While these and other musculoskeletal conditions do account for the majority of physical therapists’ patient load, the range of physical […]

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