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Physical therapy services can be beneficial in a wide range of patient circumstances and can be provided in many settings, from outpatient therapy clinics to skilled nursing care. Physical therapy is typically ordered by the patient’s primary care provider to promote healing, prevent surgery and relieve pain. Strengthening Sometimes injuries or decreased mobility are the… Read More »

Physical therapy can not only relieve pain, but completely reverse some conditions or stop them from progressing, eliminating the need for surgery. For many patients, the thought of surgery is overwhelming; it can be expensive, uncomfortable and inconvenient, especially when an extended recovery period is required. However, early intervention from a Santé physical therapist may… Read More »

Both those who are interested in becoming a physical therapist and those who are being treated by a physical therapist in a nursing facility or other setting have a vested interest in what it takes to get there. Understanding the education and experience under your physical therapist’s “belt” can increase your confidence in their ability… Read More »

Providing at home care for a loved one can be extremely trying. You want to give them the very best but it isn’t always easy. Failing to recognize your own limitations and seek rest when you need it can result in burnout or stress. And this can have a dramatic impact on your personal and… Read More »