How Long Is Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Surgery

How long is the physical therapy for rotator cuff surgery?

November 1st, 2021

You thought just athletes and sports fanatics were prone to rotator cuff tears? Nope. In fact, nearly 20% of people will experience a torn rotator cuff, according to a research study. The study also found that the frequency increases with age. And, research estimates that shoulder pain affects 31% of Americans each month. Maybe you

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Physical Therapy After ACL Surgery

Three advantages of having physical therapy after ACL surgery

June 7th, 2021

Not sure where your anterior cruciate ligaments (ACLs) are? You would be if you had ever injured one.  This ligament is commonly injured in athletes, and it’s estimated that about 200,000 ACL injuries happen in the U.S. every year. Yet not everyone who injures their ACL needs surgery. Medical research shows that only about half

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Three exercises to avoid to keep tennis elbow from worsening

Why short-term rehab is beneficial after surgery

March 3rd, 2020

Surgery is often a treatment of last resort for many joint issues and soft tissue injuries. However, certain surgeries are becoming increasingly common: There are an estimated 100,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions annually. Additionally, researchers estimate that total knee replacements will increase by 171% by 2030. Medical studies are also predicting a 189% increase

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