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Understanding Health Insurance for Physical Therapy

by Core Physical Therapy, February 5, 2015

For the Full Article, visit: ConsumerReports.org Understanding you health insurance benefit i the easiest way to avoid getting a big bill. After the Obamacare implementation, the amount of plans has increased dramatically. Patients have often relied on the provider and his/her office to explain their benefits to them. As the amount of people and plans […]

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Physical Therapy

Don’t get Lost in Physical Therapy

by Core Physical Therapy, February 2, 2015

By Jason Kart, PT, DPT A physical therapy clinic’s business model isn’t usually something the patient is concerned with. Mostly patients want to know what kind of treatments physical therapist will provide, are they in network with their insurance, and how often they will have to be seen. These surface questions are important, but I […]

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Balance is more that just avoiding a fall….

by Core Physical Therapy, January 28, 2015

Balance is something that we often take for granted. As we age, we become less sensitive to where we are in space and less able to respond to a force that knocks us off balance. If you have ever had a fall, you know that it can happen without warning and with serious consequences. Here […]

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ECCENTRIC MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS – SAY WHAT?

by Core Physical Therapy, January 26, 2015

We take it for granted, but did you know that your muscles lengthen as they contract? At first this doesn’t seem to make sense; however, muscles are often active while they are lengthening. This occurs when the external force is greater than the force the muscle(s) generates. Eccentric muscle contractions happen all of the time. […]

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Physical Therapy: 5 Things to Remember about Core Stability

by Core Physical Therapy, January 12, 2015

Core stability has been an increasingly important component of many people’s exercise regimen. Fitness and Medical professional concerned with human movement have been talking about a stable core for years. The problem is that it is a poorly defined area of fitness. What exercises are the best for to achieve a stable core? Does core […]

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Physical Therapy for Lateral Epicondylitis (aka Tennis Elbow)

by Core Physical Therapy,

Lateral Epicondylitis is a common affliction that physical therapist see often. Not just tennis players or athletes, but even more commonly people who do manual labor, ie construction or factory workers. Tendonitis is associated with repetitive activity or overuse of muscles and tendons (in this scenario of the hand, wrist, and forearm). The pain is […]

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Gravity vs Posture: the battle you are losing at your desk

by Core Physical Therapy, November 25, 2014

Almost everyday I have a new patient with complaints of neck, upper back, and/or arm pain. There is often no mechanism of injury, but maybe only a minor trigger that set things off. Most of the time the patient states, “I slept funny.” 90 percent of these patients are working adults that spend 40+ hours […]

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Physical Therapy: 5 Things about Core Stability

by Core Physical Therapy, November 24, 2014

Core stability has been an increasingly important component of many people’s exercise regimen and in physical therapy. Fitness and Medical professional concerned with human movement have been talking about a stable core for years. The problem is that it is a poorly defined area of fitness. What exercises are the best for to achieve a […]

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by Admin, September 23, 2014

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