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October 26, 2015Health News You Can Use

National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). NPTM is designed to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives. Benefits of Physical Therapy Physical therapists are evidence-based health care professionals who offer cost-effective treatment […]

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October 23, 2015Health News You Can Use

9 Physical Therapist Tips to Help You Age Well

We can’t stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence—often helping you avoid the need for surgery or long-term use of […]

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October 15, 2015Health News You Can Use

People often associate aging with physical decline, and indeed, “on average, the strength of people in their 80s is about 40% less than that of people in their 20s.” But research suggests that improvements in physical function are possible well into older adulthood. In a 2009 review of 121 trials, including 6700 participants with a […]

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October 8, 2015Health News You Can Use

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly, Even With Exercise

Regular exercise doesn’t erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day, a new review reveals. Combing through 47 prior studies, Canadian researchers found that prolonged daily sitting was linked to significantly higher odds of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dying. And even if study participants exercised regularly, the accumulated evidence still […]

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October 7, 2015TexPTS In The News

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Now Offering TexPTS@Home

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is pleased to announce the addition of a new service called TexPTS@Home to patients in the I-35 corridor area, including New Braunfels. In partnership with Home Care Dimensions, Jordan Home Health, and Legend Home Health, TexPTS@Home will provide skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and home care aide services to patients […]

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