Helpful Information

Here are a series of articles that provide some helpful information around physical therapy, managing your pain or injury as well as how to stay fit and healthy.

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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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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A Physical Therapists Guide to Concussion – Part One

I have noticed that over the past few years concussions have received a great deal of attention. If you haven’t suffered one personally I will bet that you know at least one or two other people who have. The issue that is on everyone’s mind – in the medical and sports worlds – is the long-term problems associated with this injury. It is estimated that in sports alone, more than 3.8 million concussions occur each year – wow.