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Common Pediatric Physical Therapy Exercises that Build Strength

There are many myths regarding exercise floating around the…
Treating Relieving Shoulder Pain Physical Therapy

How Physical Therapy Can Treat Arthritis in Your Shoulder

Shoulder pain is frustrating and can impede on your life.…
Low Back Pain Understanding Relief

Understanding Lower Back Pain to Find Relief

Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common conditions…
Joel Embiid Knee Injury Rehab

Despite Return, Joel Embiid Still Faces Challenges to Overcome Knee Injury

A lot of sports fans and sports gamblers held their breath…
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How Physical Therapy Reduces the Negative Effects of COVID-19

As we learn more about COVID-19, one thing is becoming clear:…
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Physical Therapy is in Tiger Woods' future. Can it save his golf career?

  Eight years ago, golf fans were not pondering whether…
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Physical Therapy is a Team Effort

How do you make medical decisions? Do you have a plan? If you…
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Physical Therapy Reinvigorates Endurance Athlete's Career

As a devoted endurance athlete, Don Ramon of Acworth, GA…
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How Important Are Lifting Mechanics?

“Don’t round your back”, “Lift with your knees,…
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Walking Deserves More Love

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise. I used to be…
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Stretching To Prevent and Recover From Injuries: Does It Work?

Stretching is a natural part of all exercise. We stretch…
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People Are Not Cars: We Do Not Breakdown, We Adapt

Analogies are wonderful tools for expressing ideas and explaining…
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Return to Sport: What To Expect after an Injury

When is it appropriate to return to the field after an injury?…
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We Need to Restore the Lost Art of the Clinical Examination

Eliminating Wasteful Exams and Focusing on the Patient's…
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You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

Our Bodies Are Resilient, Not Broken If you have ever received…
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How Do We Prevent Injuries?

Assessing return to sport and injury prevention models There…
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Why Regular Exercise Is So Important

We know that exercise makes us healthier and more resilient.…
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What if I don’t like to Exercise?

Building a personalized and enjoyable approach to physical activity Do…
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What Causes Running Injuries?

News flash, runners injure themselves frequently. Making…
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Can we prevent injuries?

“Don’t lift with your back rounded or you will hurt yourself!” I…
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How to Address Soreness After Exercise

Have you ever been told "no pain, no gain?" This statement is…
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The Art of the Clinical Debate

Punching People in the Face with Facts Doesn't Work Allow…
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Regardless of age, physical therapists can help you build muscle

Recent research shows elderly and very elderly individuals can…
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How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?

I cringe every time I hear the phrase “I’ll sleep when…
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Don’t Wait Until After Surgery to Start Physical Therapy

Prehabilitation is often as important as rehabilitation Your…
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How true is "use it or lose it" in patient care? The influence of the reversibility principle.

“Use it or lose it” It is highly likely you have heard…
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The Importance of Early Physical Therapy Consultation

When should you see someone for low back pain? This is a…
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Seeing into the future: How can physical therapists effectively develop a prognosis?

Building a plan of care (POC) and developing a prognosis…
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Stop Focusing On The Negatives: Risks And Impairments Are Only Part Of The Patient Assessment

If you have ever tried out for a sports team or a role…
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How to Read Research: A Guide Allowing Anyone to Better Understand Scientific Writing

“Just because we can detect an effect does not mean it…
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How Physical Therapy Can Benefit Patients with Anxiety & Depression

Physical therapy can have a monumental impact on a person’s…
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What We're Taught About Pain is Wrong: 6 Common Pain Myths

Pain stinks and unfortunately, the myths about pain can make…
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Is a Placebo Effect Good or Bad?

Understanding the influence of placebo and nocebo in clinical…
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What Influences Patient Satisfaction More - Actions or Words?

Patient expectations change and clinicians need to keep up “Taking…
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What is Pain and Why Do We Feel It?

Read Time: 5-7 minutes   "I am not what has happened to…
Tame The Advice Monster

Treatment Success Depends on Patient Expectations

   9 minute read   “The cost of a thing is the…
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How to become a Credible Hulk: Making sense of all the health information available

Read Time: 3-4 minutes  "Intelligence is not only the ability…
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You Must Tame the Advice Monster

   8 minute read   "I know I am ready to give feedback…
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Are Our Patients Learning Anything?

Read Time: 8 minutes “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence,…
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Our Clinical Mind is Lazy

12 minute read   "Science is the belief in the ignorance…
PT Solutions Partners with Industrial Site to Provide Covid Screenings

PT Solutions Partners with Industrial Worksite to Provide COVID Screenings

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is America’s largest…
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Simplifying and Complicating Motor Control Treatment

Read Time: 10-12 min Believe whatever you believe by day,…
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How Do You Improve Motor Control?

Read Time: 9-11 minutes "The test of first rate intelligence is…
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How Important is Motor Control?

Read Time: 8-10 min "To believe something is to believe…
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Stop Reading the Discussion

Read Time: 20 minutes “You have to evaluate each hypothesis…
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Stop Reading the Abstract

Read Time: 11 minutes “It’s what you learn after you…
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How DPT Students Can Stay Ahead During Pandemic Setbacks

These days, we are all experiencing a shift in our day to…
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5 Exercise Options to Keep you Happy & Healthy at Home

Read Time:  9 minutes  For many of you, cabin fever…
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Working from Home? Movement is Key!

Read Time:  6 minutes  During this crisis you may find…
Importance of Exercise during social distancing

Your Home Exercise Program is Important during Social Distancing

by Zach Walston | March 19, 2020 Read Time:  5 minutes  Whether…
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Conditions That Can Be Treated with Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) is defined by the American Occupational…
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Top Benefits of Speech Therapy

Speech therapy is an intervention method that focuses on helping…
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Key Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Older Adults

Occupational therapy (OT) is a blend of mental, physical, and…
How Occupational Therapy Helps Children

How Occupational Therapy Helps Children

Occupational therapy (OT) presents an excellent opportunity for…
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5 Ways Speech Therapy Helps Children with Autism

Speech therapy is often the first recommendation for children…
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3 Ways to Manage Jumper’s Knee

Patellar tendon pain (often called “jumper’s knee”)…
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Patient Triumph: Brett Daniels Bounces Back After Cycling Accident

As a PTS Sports coach in Georgia, Brett Daniels knows what it…
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4 Ways to Get Active In Tampa

One of the key factors in maintaining a healthy lifestyle…
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Patient Triumph: Jean's Life is Saved by PT

Ms. Jean, a patient at PT Solutions of Cedarcrest in Dallas,…
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PT Solutions CEO Dr. Dale Yake Interviewed on CNN World Sport

Being a professional athlete can take a toll on a person's body.…
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Patient Triumph: Val Dusts Off Her Back After Major Fall

While doing routine housework, Val slipped from her ladder and…
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PT Solutions Helps Tennessee Farmer Get Back to Work

Work never stops for Elaine Goss. As a small farm owner and a…
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Ask A PT: Why Do Cancer Patients Fall?

Q: Why are cancer patients at such high risk for falling? A:…
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PT Solutions CEO, Dr. Dale Yake, featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle

PT Solutions CEO, Dr. Dale Yake, was recently featured in the…
PT Solutions Celebrates 13th Anniversary

Celebrating 13 Years at PT Solutions

On July 21, 2003, physical therapist and founder of PT Solutions,…
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Q&A: Triathlon Coaches & Athletes

This weekend is our 6th annual PT Solutions Allatoona Triathlon…
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Ending the Growing Epidemic of Sports Injuries

Out. Disabled list. Injured reserve. Surgery. These are words…
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Q&A: Speech Therapy

Every May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association spreads awareness…
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How Can Physical Therapy Help Treat Arthritis?

The pain and stiffness of arthritis can be miserable for…
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Occupational Therapy 101

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy (OT)…
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Q&A: Occupational Therapists

PT Solutions doesn't just employ physical therapists, we…
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Better vs. Well: How Much PT Do I Need?

  It is important to understand that the body is very complex.…
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TMJ Dysfunction: Causes and Treatment Options

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, commonly known…
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Q&A: National Athletic Training Month

  In honor of National Athletic Training Month, we…
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PT Solutions Opens New Clinic In Tennessee

PT Solutions Physical Therapy is excited to continue growing…
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The Value of Athletic Trainers

The best case scenario for sport coaches, administrators, student…
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Complete Rehabilitation

  As physical therapists, we're often questioned…
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Concussion 101: Understanding Signs and Prevention Methods

The month of March brings not only the start of spring-like…
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Making the Most of Your 5k Training

Congratulations! You just finished a 5k that you trained several…
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Understanding Post-Surgical Pain and How PT Can Help

Surgical intervention is sometimes the best treatment option…
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Stop Living With Pain

Many people have awoken with neck pain and thought to themselves,…
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Cold Weather Running Tips

Running puts significant pressure on the body. In extreme…
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Understanding Patellar Tendinopathy

Knee injuries are one of the most prevalent injuries in the…
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Ask a PT: Exercising with Chronic Back Pain

Q: “One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to get back to…
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5 Ways To Keep Your Family Active After The Holidays

For many people, healthy eating and fitness routines take…
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New Year, New Challenges: Safely Reaching Your 2016 Athletic Goals

  Jack Jones, PT, DPT, OCS The New Year is upon…
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Ruby’s Christmas Miracle

Written by Carla Pister, PT Solutions Paulson Pediatrics Clinic…
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Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

The elbow might be one of the most under-appreciated joints…
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Common Football Injuries

Football is one of America's favorite pastimes. It is also one…
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PT Solutions opens new clinic in St. Augustine, Florida

PT Solutions Physical Therapy is excited to continue growing…
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PT Solutions opens new location in Atlanta, Georgia

PT Solutions Physical Therapy is excited to continue growing…
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PT Solutions opens new location in Duluth, Georgia

PT Solutions Physical Therapy is excited to continue growing…
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PT Solutions opens new location in Hendersonville, N.C.

PT Solutions is excited to continue growing and expanding services…
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Ask a PT: How can physical therapy help during breast cancer remission?

Featured Therapist: Caitlin Butts Q: How can physical therapy…
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Celebrating World Spine Day: Keep Your Back Healthy

Back pain is one of the most common ailments experienced by…
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Patient Success Story: Nicole Scott

We love when our patients share their positive experience…
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PT Solutions Opens New Location in Dallas, Georgia

PT Solutions is excited to continue growing and expanding…
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Patient Success Story: Sue Lauzen

We love when our patients share their success stories with…
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Three Healthy Habits You Should Adopt Today

There are many facets to maintaining a truly healthy lifestyle.…