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Muscle Strength Scale in Physical Therapy

How do you measure muscle strength? Measuring this can help your physical therapist determine the best treatment for you. Muscle strength grading is a system used by physical therapists (PTs) to determine how a muscle or group of muscles is working....

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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 excavatum is a condition in which your sternum (breastbone) has sunk into your chest cavity. The...

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What Do You Wear to a Physical Therapy Appointment?

If this is your first physical therapy appointment, you may feel clueless. Here are some clothing tips to make sure your PT appointment goes smoothly. If you are having difficulty with normal functional mobility after surgery, injury, or illness,...

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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. Achilles tendonitis is a condition that causes pain along the back of the ankle or heel due to acute...

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What Is a Geriatric Certified Specialist?

What is a geriatric certified specialist? How does a physical therapist become a geriatric certified specialist, or GCS? If you are an older person who is experiencing difficulty moving around due to surgery, illness, or an injury, you may benefit...

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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 like. If you have pain in your hip or hips, you may be suffering from a condition called hip bursitis....

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Physical Rehabilitation: An Overview

Physical rehabilitation and physical therapy are not the same thing. Learn more from this overview about physical rehabilitation. Although physical rehabilitation is similar to physical therapy, and the two terms are often used interchangeably,...

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Physical Therapy for Peroneal Tendonitis

Physical therapy for peroneal tendonitis can help decrease pain and improve your ankle strength and mobility. Pain in the outer portion of your ankle may be due to a condition called peroneal tendonitis, or peroneal tendinopathy. The pain may...

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