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Workout Mistakes Even Pros Make

The Active Times | Posted 02.23.2017 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

No one is perfect, and no successful athlete has ever gotten to his or her elite level without a few bumps along the way. The one thing that puts seas...

Doctors Have Been Treating Lower Back Pain All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

When Julie Price threw out her back for the second time in December, she knew she needed help. “It was immobilizing and intense,” Price, a 37-yea...

People Are Rushing To Get Critical Prescriptions Out Of Fear Over Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

Vicki Murphy can’t afford to pay for her blood pressure medication if she loses the health insurance she obtained through the Affordable Care Act. T...

What The French Get So Right About Taking Care Of New Moms

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.17.2017 | Parents

Postpartum care in the United States is notoriously anemic. A new mom generally has a six-week check-up during which her OB-GYN or midwife will ask a ...

Knee Plica

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A painful knee plica is rare and it is a diagnosis of exclusion. The majority of knee plica is medial (Figure 1). What is a knee plica? It is an ...

Natural Arthritis Remedies For Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

According to Professor Eric Troncy of the University of Montreal's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, arthritis pain in dogs can be alleviated, with no s...

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

Vacation Back Pain And Summer Sciatica: 6 Tips

Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT | Posted 08.12.2016 | Fifty
Todd Edelson, PT DPT, Dip. MDT

When you get to your destination, avoid excessive forward bending, the combination of bending and twisting, and using the muscles of your back to lift, especially in the morning.

3-Minute Plank Challenge

Jenn Zerling | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

Most planks are static, meaning, you just hang out in a basic plank. Not this plank. Instead, there is a dynamic component to it in that you will be timing the transitions and throwing your balance off within the basic plank format.

High Tech Help for Wounded Warriors - Coming to a Facility Near You?

Sherry Gray | Posted 04.26.2016 | Impact
Sherry Gray

CAREN at Bayi Hospital in Chengdu, China Photo Source At Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD, wounded warriors rel...

Physical Therapist Helps Children with Disabilities Learn to Ski

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 03.14.2016 | Impact
M. Shannon Hernandez

Pamela Paspa, owner of Paspa Physical Therapy in Manhattan, sits down for a lively interview and discusses her passion for helping people with physica...

I Reversed My Prognosis After Being Told I Would Never Feed Myself Again

Aaron Baker | Posted 03.02.2016 | Impact
Aaron Baker

After a motocross accident that severely injured my spinal cord left me paralyzed at the age of 20, I was told by doctors that I had a one in a millio...

American Physical Therapy Association Highlights Innovative Ways To Provide Patient-Centric Musculoskeletal Healthcare

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 03.08.2016 | Sports
Marquis Cabrera

Recently, Lauren Jarmusz - a Doctor of Physical Therapy Student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2016 - and I interviewed Justin Moore, PT...

Goals Over Genetics

Janice Hansen | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Janice Hansen

There's not much that can get my daughter Amy out of bed at 5 a.m., but running through Disneyland, her favorite place on earth, is one of them. Shive...

Emory University Uses Harvard Business School Cases to Teach Innovation in The Physical Therapy Field

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Marquis Cabrera

Recently, Lauren Jarmusz - a Doctor of Physical Therapy Student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2016 - and I interviewed Zoher Kapasi, ...

The Digitalization of Prosthetics Is Transforming How Wounded Service Members and Veterans Recover

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 02.08.2017 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Sitting on Dr. Peter Liacouras's desk is a razor, a stick of deodorant, and a partially built prosthetic arm. Behind him, several 3D printers buzz away. His goal is simple: to allow wounded service members to do the things that they used to do before getting injured.

My Love/Hate Relationship With My Stroke

Harshada Rajani | Posted 01.26.2017 | Good News
Harshada Rajani

My stroke robbed me of my arms, my legs and my voice. It stole from me my pride, my dignity, and that one ever evasive thing I once had loads of -- my happiness. But it left me my brain, my mind, my heart, my soul, whatever you want to call it, all in one piece.

How to Keep Your Pet Safe and Warm in Cold Weather

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

1. Take your pet for a wellness exam. I recommend twice-yearly veterinary exams for all pets, and especially seniors, so making one of those visits i...

No Buts About It Butt Workouts

Jenn Zerling | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

When all muscles work in synergy, the hips will remain in an optimal position when performing high intensity sport and exercise, thereby lending to a lower likelihood of getting injured. Do three sets of 10 reps each exercise.

Attention Medicare Recipients and Advocates: Get Face to Face with a new Paperwork Mess

Steve Landers MD,MPH | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics
Steve Landers MD,MPH

The Menendez/Roberts fix offers a ray of hope. But, more members of Congress must sign on to make this happen. If you are concerned about home health quality and access for yourself or your loved ones please urge your Senators and Representatives to take action.

Survey Reveals U.S. Adults Are Resigned To The Symptoms Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

It's true that physical aging is a natural part of getting older, but a new survey reveals just how many American adults are unaware of when and how o...

Achilles Tendon Ruptures: The Scourge of the Mid-Life Male Athlete

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Could new scanning techniques identify Achilles tendons at risk? Could certain supplements speed the strengthening of the tendon after repair? And can we make the phrase "his Achilles heel" obsolete?

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: An Ingenious Invention Is Getting Disabled People Back On Their Feet

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.30.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

The Faithful Shopper: Designer Dogs: Pamper Your Pooch

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.30.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A brushed and shiny coat. Designer clothes. A downy bed. Chef-inspired treats. What pet pooch doesn't deserve to be pampered? As man's - or women's - ...

Why the Floor Is Your Friend

Stacy Barrows | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

The floor, after all, is for foot traffic. It's hard... needs a good cleaning, and is much farther away from our derrières than the comfy sofa. The floor has a bad rep. But as a movement therapist, I have learned that the floor is my friend. Here are three reasons why: