Hyun J. (June) Park, PT, DPT

Dr. Hyun J. (June) Park, PT, DPT, CIDN graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is certified in dry needling by the Integrative Dry Needling Institute. She is a member of the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), with special interest in the Sports Physical Therapy section.

Stuck Indoors? – Work Out on the Couch

APTA’s Couch Potato Workout (PDF – 524 KB) Has winter weather got you in the house? Are you logging too much time watching football? Start moving. Local physical therapists in Southern Arizona Therapy Network (SATnet) have joined with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to put this year’s theme, “Get Fit for Life,” into play. …

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Scoliosis: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

By Adrienne Parry, PT Scoliosis is a disorder of the spine that involves lateral curvatures as well as rotational changes of the vertebral bodies. This structural deviation from normal spinal alignment can lead to problems with pain, exercise tolerance and lung insufficiency. Physical Therapists are experts in movement disorders, as well as posture and exercise. …

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Physical Therapy and Pain Relief – A Study in Motion

Acknowledgements: Perry Esterson, MS, ATC, PT; Robert Finkne, ATC, PT; Vanessa Mirabelli, PT; Barbara Sanders, MS, PT Physical therapists suggest that you follow the U.S. Surgeon General’s recommendation of 30 minutes of physical activity every day. It doesn’t have to be done all at once; it can be accumulated throughout the course of the day. …

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Exercising with Arthritis: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

5 Tips For Safe Exercise 1. Small range of motion for strengthening 2. Strengthen and/or stretch only one major muscle group at a time 3. Pain-free range of motion for stretching 4. Perform regular cardiovascular exercise in a low or non-impact manner 5. Avoid repetitive movements (keep repetitions to 6-8) The Good Posture, posture, posture: …

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Treating Neck Pain

Studies show that treatment by a physical therapist can provide short- and long-term relief for people with neck pain. A physical therapist designed program of exercises can relieve neck pain and improve mobility without expensive surgery or side effects of pain medication. Proven treatments include manual physical therapy and exercise. Patients have reported they not …

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