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January 26, 2018 @ 12:00am

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Aquatic therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy that involves performing range of motion, strengthening and balance exercises in water. The natural floating reduces gravitational pull and lessens squeezing forces, making exercises much easier to perform than on land.

December 21, 2017 @ 12:00am

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Having a wound that won’t heal can affect your whole life. A non-healing wound that hasn’t responded to conventional treatment within four weeks is a serious medical condition that requires specialized care. At Divine Savior Healthcare, we work with your primary care provider or referring specialist to manage wound healing. Our Physical Therapy Department can assist you and your provider in treating all types of wounds. We offer a complete wound care program that includes a certified wound specialist.

October 20, 2017 @ 12:00am
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Keep moving. Gradually and steadily.
Spend time with a good PT.
Don't focus on an image.
Addressing depression and anxiety helps.
October 13, 2017 @ 12:00am

As America combats a devastating opioid epidemic, safer, non-opioid treatments have never been of greater need.  Physical therapy is among the safe, effective alternatives recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in guidelines urging the avoidance of opioids for most pain treatment. Whereas opioids only mask the sensation of pain, physical therapy treats pain through movement.

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October 06, 2017 @ 12:00am

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October is National Physical Therapy Month, and this month the Divine Savior Healthcare physical therapy team is supporting the American Physical Therapy Associations campaign - raising awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to opioids for the long-term treatment of chronic pain. #ChoosePT