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You may have heard this before: The more steps you take each day is associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality.  Previous studies indicate the optimal steps may be between 6,000 and 10,000, but those in rehab know there is no “one...

Ever heard of axial spondyloarthritis? It is an inflammatory arthritis of the spine and joints that often goes undiagnosed for many years. Frequently, it presents as persistent back pain, that may be eased with exercise and anti-inflammatory medication. However, if...

Astym Therapy: Secret to Success at Paley Institute We are all familiar with the many ways Astym therapy has helped a wide variety of orthopedic patients. But did you know that Astym therapy can also help children with neurologic and/or orthopedic conditions?The Paley Orthopedic and Spine...

Cognitive abilities, including memory, usually decline with age. However, some people who are referred to as SuperAgers, retain memory function of individuals much younger. Why is this?  Recently a study set out to determine associations with those who SuperAge to see if we could find...

If you treat musculoskeletal conditions, you should be aware that tendinopathy may occur in those taking medications known as statins. Statins are one of the most widely prescribed medications in the world and are often prescribed for people with high cholesterol to lower their total cholesterol...

Astym Therapy added to curriculum It is a new era in preparing clinicians to be effective therapists. Staying at the forefront of research and innovation is crucial. In recognition that excellence brings rewards, Duquesne’s Physical Therapy program has added certification in Astym Therapy to its curriculum....

Recently, the American Occupational Therapy Association hosted an educational webinar on Astym therapy and its positive impact on treating challenging musculoskeletal disorders seen in the practice of occupational therapy. Presenters included Thomas L Sevier, M.D., FACSM, Michelle Pasqualetto Milano, OTR/L, CHT, owner of Hand and Physical...

Long regarded as the gold standard for soft tissue treatment, Astym therapy has now been recognized as a top choice across medical specialties for pain management. Developed by leading research hospitals and universities, Astym is the only regenerative medicine in physical therapy.  Astym therapy’s resolution rates...

After heel spur removal and Achilles tendon repair, I was extremely fearful at the thought of PT, as my incision was so painful, I could not even tolerate pressure from my CAM boot. I couldn't imagine the thought of someone touching the incision or Achilles...

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