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The Challenge of Compliance

My dog’s veterinarian recently told me “If cartilage healed, I wouldn’t have a job.” I laughed because this statement applies to physical therapists also. There are certain tissues that have limited or poor healing capacity, which is why patients have

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Jaw Pain? We Can Help!

Do you or someone you know have jaw pain? You may know that your dentist can provide treatment for this type of problem, but did you know physical therapists also treat jaw pain and dysfunction? It is estimated that 20%?25%

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Powerful Exercise Advice for Staying Injury Free

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “no pain no gain!” This idea is pervasive in the world of exercise and fitness. But is it true? Normal Response to a Workout Muscle burn associated

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones, which occurs when you lose too much bone, make too little bone, or both. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone”. The holes and spaces that are found within bone are much larger in osteoporotic

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Preventing Long-term Postpartum Incontinence

Female patients all too frequently, unwillingly, admit to urinary incontinence. If you have noticed that your quality of life has suddenly diminished and you find yourself avoiding running, lifting, playing or laughing with your child because of the fear of

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Put An End To Back Pain

Back Pain

Physical therapy often offers best path to relief. Almost all of us at some point have incurred a musculoskeletal injury that has slowed us down and kept us out of the game. If the statistics hold true, 80 percent of

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What MTI Physical Therapy Can Do for Runners

Gait

Our last blog post was all about Spring being the time for running. This post focuses on how MTI can help you get the most out of your running season. 1. Evaluate strength and endurance of the trunk and lower

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Spring Is The Time for Running

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Out of over 280 million Americans, 30 million are runners. With running, you put 3 to 4 times your body weight through your lower extremity and back joints. The most common injury is to the knees. For runners over 40

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