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April 23, 2015: Spring is the season when many Americans head back to the golf course and discover that their clubs aren't the only things that have been gathering dust all winter. For all its quiet nonchalance, golf is still an athletic activity, and hitting a bucket of balls for the first time in months has a way of reminding a golfer about all of the different body parts that are activated in a single swing. Having a repeatable swing is key to having a good golf game. But with that repetition comes a risk for injury – to backs, elbows, shoulders, and more. In this episode, a physical therapist discusses treatment for injured golfers, and takes us through typical golf-related injuries, and offers prevention tips that can help golfers strengthen themselves and their game. Subscribe to Move Forward Radio podcasts on iTunes. To learn more about how a physical therapist can help you, visit MoveForwardPT.com.
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April 9, 2015: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. Boys are five times more likely than girls to have ASD. And... more

March 27, 2015: At Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas, physical therapists often see patients who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury or concussion in the line of duty. Sometimes the concussion is the result of an explosion... more

March 12, 2015: Because pregnancy is a core element of the life cycle, it's easy to take for granted. A woman becomes pregnant, gestates the developing child for approximately 9 months, gives birth and then moves into motherhood. But the... more

February 26, 2014: In today's landscape of technology, the image of playtime for children has changed, making sedentary activities far more common. With tablets in hand, children have easy access to video games, social media, and other... more

February 11, 2015: February is American Heart Month. Each year in the U.S., 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for American men and women. Also, approximately 720,000 Americans will have a... more

January 29, 2015: Conversations around physical disabilities often focus on what a person can't do. Adaptive sports turn that line of thought around by celebrating and exploring what people with disabilities can do. These days, adaptive... more

January 15, 2015: The beginning of a new year often brings resolutions, and getting fit is always one of the top resolutions. So how will people be getting fit this year? According to a recent survey, an increasing number of people... more

December 22, 2015: Marybeth Smith was serious about her commitment to lose weight. Inspired by watching the Biggest Loser competition on television, she was motivated to stick to a self-designed exercise program at all costs. With a... more

November 20, 2014: Andrea Parada ran her first marathon in her 40s, pain free. Months later, she could hardly get out of bed, get dressed, or brush her teeth without debilitating pain. Andrea had suffered a herniated disc in her lower back.... more

November 6, 2014: An athlete with a torn anterior cruciate ligament faces a daunting rehabilitation challenge, with or without surgery. A significant amount of physical therapy is likely to be involved to regain strength and range of motion.... more
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