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10 Things You Might Not Know Physical Therapists Can Treat.   When many people hear “physical therapy” they might only associate PTs as treating things such as back pain, knee sprains, post-surgical rehab, etc. In reality we can treat everything from head to toe. Read on for some of the conditions that might bother you on a daily basis that your therapist at Emery Physical Therapy can help alleviate and services we provide you might not have realized. 1.  Jaw Pain ...
Posted on 2019-03-01
Direct Access to Physical Therapy in Illinois. In the State of Illinois, you have direct access to physical therapy services without a referral or a prescription.  There are many reasons to see a physical therapist first for your musculoskeletal injury.  Physical therapists are highly trained in evaluating orthopedic injuries and providing direct treatment in the vast majority of cases. Unless there is a fracture that is suspected or surgery is needed, it is unlikely that you woul...
Posted on 2019-02-09
.. . . . . The Right Physical Therapist Near By. You’re injured but you don’t want to be out of the game too long.  You’ve already had a work up and have a diagnosis or you need someone to point you in the right direction.  You’re in luck.  A physical therapist can provide you with a detailed plan to help you recover by incorporating pain relief and the appropriate rehabilitation protocol. For most people, the first step is go to Google and search &...
Posted on 2019-01-25
  29 Million Falls Every second of every day in the United States, an older adult falls, making falls the No. 1 cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, alone, older Americans experienced 29 million falls causing seven million injuries and costing an estimated $31 billion in annual Medicare costs, according to a report published by the CDC. With more than 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, ...
Posted on 2019-01-20
Do you know the Number 1 is the biggest that we have found over the last 20 years in our practice: 5) Ignoring The Pain Or Injury Most of us are used to some aches and pain with everyday activities. But sometimes we don't realize that we have overdone it more than usual. Ignoring the pain can sometimes allow it get worse or even heal improperly which leads to easier re-injury later. 4) Incorrect Diagnosis When you do get it checked out, sometimes a thorough exam is not properly done whic...
Posted on 2019-01-11
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