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18 12, 2017

Fitness Plateaus And How to Handle Them

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|327 Comments

Fitness Plateaus And How to Handle Them Many of us work out regularly. It can be gratifying to see the results of one’s hard work. However, those of us who have been at it for a long time recognize the disheartening moment when you realize that you’ve been working hard to improve your condition only to find that your body is no longer changing in a positive way. Maybe you have been working on cardio routines and gauging weight loss. Increasing your speed and effort has been paying off. Steadily, you’ve been losing five pounds a month or so…then suddenly, [...]

1 12, 2016

Is a Physical Therapy Referral Required?

By | December 1st, 2016|Blog, Health, Physical Therapy|57 Comments

Is a Physical Therapy Referral Required? Need a Physical Therapy Referral? Maaaaaaaybe. (No. The answer is no. ) Like many things in healthcare, the answer to this question ought to be simple. But this is American healthcare we're talking about, so buckle up...this might take a minute. In Arizona (where we are located), a person seeking physical therapy services is NOT required to get a physician referral prior to receiving physical therapy. This is true no matter what insurance company you use.  It is a state law. (The insurance companies who insure people in Arizona must comply). Of course, if [...]

2 05, 2016

Is Physical Therapy For You?

By | May 2nd, 2016|Blog, Physical Therapy|49 Comments

Do you wonder if physical therapy is personally helpful? As a health care worker who has been in the industry for decades, I have regularly decided what works for me and what does not, regardless of actual medical advice I have received. (Sound familiar? Anyone?)  I have family members who are also lifetime healthcare providers, one of them who spent years in the rehabilitation environment working with patients who needed injury and surgery post-operative care. Working with people who have needed total knee replacements, had spinal cord injuries or hip replacements, needed stroke rehabilitation, as well as a host of [...]