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  • Physical therapy access may reduce opioid prescriptions

    Source - Healtheuropa.eu

    A new study has shown that patients who first saw a physical therapist or chiropractor for lower back pain were much less likely to be prescribed opioids.

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  • Physical Therapy for a Pectoralis Major Tear

    Source - Verywell Health

    If you have ruptured or torn your pectoralis major muscle in your chest, you may benefit from physical therapy (PT) to help you recover. You may experience pain, limited shoulder motion, and difficulty using your arm normally. Your physical therapist can assess your condition and offer the right strategies and treatments to help you fully recover.

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  • Physical Therapy for Biceps Tendonitis

    Source - Verywell Health

    If you have pain in your upper arm or shoulder, you may have irritated your biceps tendon, a condition known as biceps tendonitis. The pain may limit your shoulder motion and make performing normal work and recreational tasks difficult or impossible.

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  • Chair yoga more effective than music therapy in older adults with advanced dementia

    Source - Science Daily

    Researchers assessed the ability of older adults with advanced dementia to participate in non-pharmacological interventions and compared chair yoga with chair-based exercise and music therapy. Results showed that participants with moderate-to-severe dementia could safely adhere to non-pharmacological interventions; more than 97 percent fully engaged in each session. The chair yoga group reported a higher quality of life score, including physical condition, mood, functional abilities, interpersonal relationships, and ability to participate in meaningfulactivities.

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  • Exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

    Source - Science Daily

    For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there's growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed?.

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