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8 High-Impact Exercises

Looking for a good workout? These eight high-impact exercises can improve your health by getting your heart rate up. If you are looking to get in...

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Physical Therapy Exercises for Pectus Excavatum

Pectus excavatum is a condition in which the sternum has sunk into the chest cavity. Here are some physical therapy exercises that can help. Pectus...

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Physical Therapy Exercises for Achilles Tendonitis

Exercises that focus on building flexibility, eccentric strengthening, and progressive loading can help to relieve the pain of Achilles tendonitis....

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Exercises To Prevent an ACL Tear

By building strength, improving your balance, and focusing on your body mechanics, these exercises can help you avoid an ACL tear. The anterior...

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Exercises for Patellar Tendonitis

The knee pain associated with a condition called patellar tendonitis can often be improved, and sometimes resolved, using several simple exercises....

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What to Expect From Physical Therapy for Costochondritis

Physical therapists can help people with costochondritis learn new patterns for everyday movements to avoid certain positions that trigger pain. If...

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What to Expect From Cervical Radiculopathy Physical Therapy

Cervical radiculopathy is a pinched nerve in the neck. Left untreated, it can have lingering effects. A physical therapist can help resolve the...

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What to Expect From Physical Therapy for Hip Bursitis

Physical therapy can ease hip irritation and pain from bursitis and help you regain strength and range of motion. Here’s what the process looks...

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Exercise Program After a Lisfranc Fracture and Dislocation

Physical therapy exercises after a Lisfranc fracture and dislocation can help you fully recover. Learn more. A Lisfranc fracture is a...

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An Overview of Physical Therapy Exercises

Physical therapy exercises may be painful at first, but it's worth it to help you regain strength after an injury. If you have been referred to...

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Exercises After Hip Replacement

Learn what exercises should be performed to rehabilitate after a hip replacement surgery. These include heel slides and gluteal sets. The...

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Isometric Exercise in Physical Therapy

Learn how to perform isometric exercises to help you recover in physical therapy after injury or illness. Isometric exercise is a type of exercise...

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How the 6 Minute Walk Test Works in Physical Therapy

Learn about the Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT) and how it's used in physical therapy clinics to measure walking ability and function. The Six Minute...

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Physical Therapy Exercises

Physical therapy exercises hurt at first, but they get easier as you get stronger. Learn how to get the most out of rehab and do some work at home.

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Foot and Ankle Exercises for Injury Recovery

These 9 exercises can help you recover from a foot or ankle injury or be used as a warm-up or cool-down after a workout to prevent a strain or...

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4 Elbow Range of Motion Exercises

Physical therapy elbow ROM exercises. These can help Improve your elbow range of motion after injury or movement dysfuction in your elbow. If you...

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What Is the Timed Up and Go (TUG) Test?

What is the Timed Up and Go Test (the TUG Test) and how can it help determine your functional mobility and risk of falling. The Timed Up and Go test,...

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Foot and Ankle Stretches for Warm-Ups

Foot and ankle stretches are good for warm-ups before exercise. They can also be used for plantar fasciitis and heel spur syndrome treatment. Foot,...

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Weight-Bearing Upper Extremity and Shoulder Exercises

Learn how to do closed kinetic chain shoulder exercises in physical therapy to improve rotator cuff balance and proprioception. Shoulder...

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Physical Therapy Exercises for Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

Learn the go-to moves and what to expect from a typical physical therapy program for iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBS). If you have iliotibial...

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Exercise Progression After Shoulder Surgery

Physical therapy exercises after shoulder surgery, like a rotator cuff repair or labrum repair, can improve your overall upper extremity function. If...

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4 Tendon Gliding Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Relief

Ease the pain and limited motion of carpal tunnel syndrome with these tendon gliding exercises for your hands. Tendon gliding exercises are often a...

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How to Safely Get up From a Chair

Learn how to safely get up from a seated position in a chair, which can be difficult for some people due to injury or the effects of aging. Standing...

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Isometric Shoulder Exercises

Shoulder isometric exercise is a great first step in your rotator cuff rehab, and this helpful exercise program can help your physical therapy....

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Exercises You Can Do With Therapy Putty

Learn how you can improve your hand strength, symptoms of carpal tunnel, and more with a therapy putty exercise program. Exercise putty is a great...

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Exercise Program After a Boxer's Fracture

Are there exercises to do after a boxer's fracture? Here is a physical therapy exercise program for a boxer's fracture. If you have suffered...

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Straight Leg Raising Exercise Progression After Knee Surgery

Learn how to safely perform the straight leg raise exercise after knee injury or surgery and progress by adding resistance. If you have had knee...

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Hand and Wrist Exercises With Household Items

Hand, wrist, and forearm physical therapy exercises that can be done with household items are useful for those working from home. One area of your...

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