Happy New Year from all of us at Southwest Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. We hope that you had a great Holiday season and we wish you all the best for 2018.
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NEW JANUARY ARTICLE.
How Exercise Keeps Us Young.
Ensuring that your body’s cells are young and healthy is one of the keys to staying young. Current research shows that there is a link between exercise and young, healthy cell DNA. The abbreviation DNA refers to deoxyribonucleic acid, which is th...
When a patient begins rehab, one of the first questions I hear as a physical therapist is "how long is this going to take to get better?". After 23 years of practice,it has become evident that there are many variables involved. Below are 5 of the top factors that determine the speed of healing and the progress of rehab after injury or surgery.
1. EVERYONE RESPONDS TO PHYISICAL THERAPY DIFFERENTLY
Physical therapy is as much about the mind as it is about the body. Some patients respond very wel...
We have all heard that drinking water is very important. During the winter months with the colder weather, we tend to not drink enough and can quickly become dehydrated. Over half of all Americans are chronically dehyrated and most of us even mistake our bodies need for thirst as hunger.
Daily lack of water can cause a negative affect on the body in several different ways:
Mild dehydration will slow down your metabolism as much as 3 of sufferers.
Only a 2, breast cancer by 79 less li...
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