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  • 10 Exercises to Do in the Pool

    Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improve your flexibility. The water also provides resistance to movements, which helps to strengthen muscles. Pool exercises can also improve agility, balance, and cardiovascular fitness. Many types of conditions greatly benefit from pool exercise, including arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain, joint replacements, neurological, and balance conditions. The pool environment also reduces the risk of falls when compared to exercise on land.

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  • A Safe School Year Starts With a Good Backpack

    With a new school year on the horizon, many parents are beginning to shop for back-to-school items like clothes, shoes, binders, notebooks and backpacks. With ever-increasing schoolwork loads, many students suffer from strain and other injuries associated with carrying bags that are either too heavy, not fitted properly, or both.

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  • Pitcher's Elbow in Young Baseball Players

    Pitcher’s elbow is an injury that occurs along the inside of the elbow, often seen in young baseball players. While players (typically 9 to 14 years old) are developing, the repetitive and forceful nature of overhead throwing can result in this condition.

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  • Why Exercise Doesn't Have to Be a Chore

    Regularly participating in physical activity can improve your physical, mental, and psychological health. It is no secret that activity can make us healthier physically, but it can also help us recover more quickly from injury and illness, improve our brain function, memory, attitude, and our general outlook on life.

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  • Suffering With Foot and Ankle Pain? A Physical Therapist Can Help.

    Foot and ankle pain can be caused by trauma, such as occurs with a sports injury or a fall. Many people, however, are surprised to learn our normal daily activities or an increase in our activity level can also lead to foot and ankle pain and can even cause damage to one of the many structures within the foot and ankle.

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  • How to Improve Your Posture

    We have heard that good posture is important. After all, our mothers would be disappointed if we didn't at least acknowledge that standing and sitting up straight was something to aim for. But why is "good posture" so good?

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  • Concussions: A Physical Therapist's Guide for Parents and Athletes

    According to the CDC, a concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury—or TBI—caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. This sudden movement can cause the brain to bounce around or twist in the skull, stretching the nerve tissue and causing a temporary impairment or altered brain function. This impairment is a direct result of chemical changes in the brain following a concussion.

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  • Back to Teaching!

    After just a month with ProCare, I am virtually pain-free. I can now teach a class and walk over a mile at a brisk pace.

    - Susan O., ProCare Physical Therapy Patient
  • Post-Surgical Ankle Repair Success!

    The staff at ProCare was incredible. Without their positive attitudes and constant drive I would not have had this amount of success.

    - Rhys E., ProCare Physical Therapy Patient
  • Back to Gardening without Pain!

    I am well-satisfied with the results of my therapy and no longer need pain relievers at all.

    - ProCare Physical Therapy Patient