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July 9, 2015Health News You Can Use

5 Health Benefits of Play

Goofing around isn’t just for kids. By Abigail Wise If you think the benefits of playtime ended shortly after you learned how to tie your shoes, it may be time to channel your inner kindergartner. Playing can improve your health, happiness, and productivity. Here’s why: Laughter can bust stress. A good chuckle can lower stress […]

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July 1, 2015Health News You Can Use

Physical Therapy Equal to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

Thinking of going under the knife for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)? According to a new study, you can have equal success skipping surgery and going straight to physical therapy. “Surgery is a riskier procedure, with about a 15% complication rate, and half of those are life-threatening,” said Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, FAPTA, in a Reuters article about […]

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