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Some Lessons From The Other End: Being a Patient as a Physical Therapist
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Life sometimes throws you curveballs. As physical therapists we are expected to be the image of excellent health and optimal musculoskeletal function. I loved physical therapy school and everything about it. I was an athlete is college and ran at a high level of competition at the University of Miami in FL so it was natural I gravitated towards physical therapy. I was use to taking every task at hand with 100 percent effort non- stop. I wasn’t just a jogger, I was a competitor. If it wasn’t all out then what was the point?   Life had different plans for me though, and these plans are what shaped me into a better physical therapist then if I went on into life without a hitch with my “go hard attitude.” Suddenly after having no pain all through my college track career, I was diagnosed with left sided hip dysplasia shortly after physical therapy school. I…

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New Year: New Wellness – Prehabilitation
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Lynn-Blog2Many people approach the New Year as a time to make resolutions.  Stop smoking, start going to the gym, eat better.  But the most important resolution you can make is to find wellness.

Many injuries aren’t from accidents or a …

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Cold Laser Therapy: What is it? Can it help me?
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Lynn-Blog2At Spring Forward Physical Therapy, we offer Cold Laser Therapy (also known as LLLT, low level light therapy) as well as traditional physical therapy modalities such as Ultrasound and Electrical Stimulation.  However, we have found Cold Laser’s usage increasing as our patients have …

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Preventing Falls: Start When You’re Young
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Lynn-Blog2Falls are more prevalent in the aging population.  The worst part of these increased falls is that it also coincides with decreased bone density and decreased ability to heal.  Often these falls lead to joint replacements and require the use of assisted devices (ie: canes, walkers, crutches) …

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Orthotics? Will they fix my pain and problem?
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Lynn-Blog2Currently there are more and more patients coming into the clinic inquiring about orthotics and how their use would affect their body.  Orthotics can be divided into two categories and each has their own discussion …

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