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Baton Rouge Physical Therapy: The Shocking Truth About Stretching

Once upon a time, it wasn’t uncommon to spend 30+ minutes holding a number of stretches for extended periods of time before practice, a game, or a run. But in recent years, studies suggested this…

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5 Ways Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Age Well

Let’s be honest… we’ve all wanted to rewind or pause the clock, or grumbled about the “normal” aches and pains associated with getting older. But what if those aches and pains don’t have to be a typical part of aging? Fortunately, with the help of your physical therapist, there are quite a few things you can do to promote healthy aging. Sorry, no science fiction or time travel here!

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How Physical Therapists Manage Pain

  As America combats a devastating opioid epidemic, safer, non-opioid treatments have never been of greater need. Physical therapy is among the safe, effective alternatives recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in…

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Cancer

Cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the body that causes destruction of normal, healthy cells. This process affects the health and function of the body or body parts, and can cause death. Cancer…

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60% of Adults Prescribed Opioids Have Leftover Pills

Prescription opioid deaths have quadrupled since 1999, yet even as the heartbreaking effect of the opioid epidemic increases, Americans are holding on to—and sharing—their pills. A Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health survey found…

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