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Knee Pain Causes, Prevention & Treatments

Knee Pain Causes, Prevention & Treatments

by Ashley Stratton PT, DPT, OCS East Scottsdale Knee pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint requiring medical care, as one-third of all patients who visit a doctor for pain involve the knee and muscles surrounding it. While athletes and people who perform physical work may be at greater...

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The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

By Mike Basten, PT, DPT, MTC | CEO of Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy "Good enough" means you won't spend enough time to rehabilitate your injury fully. When it comes to physical mobility, are you prepared to settle for a good enough solution? That may work when making small decisions,...

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Why You Should Undergo Prehabilitation Before Your Surgery

Why You Should Undergo Prehabilitation Before Your Surgery

by Renee Lambeth, PTA | Arrowhead Location While surgery may be necessary to treat a medical condition, it can take a toll on your body. Even if everything goes according to plan, you can experience pain, joint stiffness, and muscle weakness. There is also the risk of more severe complications. ...

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Tennis / Golfer’s Elbow: What It Is and How to Treat It

Tennis / Golfer’s Elbow: What It Is and How to Treat It

by Adam Halseth PT, DPT, SCS | Northeast Scottsdale Tennis elbow or golfer's elbow is not a very common condition. It only impacts around 1 to 3 percent of adults every year. But your chances of developing it increase as you get older. Though its name makes it sound like it’s a condition that...

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Why You Should Turn to Physical Therapy First

Why You Should Turn to Physical Therapy First

by Vince Kame Jr. PT, MS, ATC | Owner of the South Chandler Location Over the past 20 years, more states have granted patients direct access to physical therapy without a physician referral. Although the state of Arizona has already offered this type of access for several years, it was not until...

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