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Physical Therapy: Your Frequently Asked Questions

Did you know that October is Physical Therapy Month!? Our Physical Therapists have answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Physical Therapy and the injury recovery process.   What is physical therapy? Physical therapy uses evidence based kinesiology, exercise prescription, health education, mobilization and modalities to treat acute or chronic pain, movement …

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Injuries in Active Teens and How to Prevent Them

This school year might look a little different, but school sports are back in session! First time players and seasoned athletes are equally susceptible to injuries of the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles. Each sport affects the body differently and poses higher risks of injuries than other sports. In this blog, we will talk about: …

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A Guide for Wrist Exercises at Home

Suffering from wrist pains? There are several conditions out there that lead to pain and discomfort in the wrist and base of the thumb. Some of these conditions include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Osteoarthritis Tendonitis Wrist Sprains While not all wrist disorders can be corrected with therapy or bracing, it can often be the first course …

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Hand Pains Caused By Your Desk Job

COVID-19 has brought a time of challenges and struggles to the world. Among these struggles is the ability to work from home full time. Many Americans across the country find themselves unable to return to the office and striving to find a way to work from home. Whether your job has always been stationed at …

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Water Workouts to Help You Heal

Swimming is a classic summer pastime. Whether in the lake, ocean or in a pool, playing in the water is a fun way to beat the heat and relax. Some people think using the pool for exercise is only for athletes swimming laps or children playing hard, but the pool can be used for so …

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COVID Update

At Motus Rehabilitation, we have been working hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to provide safe care in a secure environment to all of our Physical and Occupational Therapy patients, because YOU are our top priority. Everyone is eager to get back to work and their daily activities once the stay home order is lifted, and …

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Telemedicine Now Available!

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and are taking essential steps to keep our patients and staff safe. As a therapy provider, our plan is to remain OPEN to treat patients for their Physical and Occupational Therapy needs during this difficult time. While many of our appointments must be conducted in clinic, we are …

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COVID-19 Precautions

At this time, Motus Rehabilitation will remain open! We are closely monitoring CDC and State recommendations/ guidelines and are taking extensive safety precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We kindly ask that all patients adhere to the following precautions:   • If you are feeling any COVID-19 symptoms, such as cough, …

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How Orthotics Will Help So Many Issues

Begin a search for “orthotics,” and you will find any number of solutions made specifically for the foot and the ankle. However, orthotics or orthotics bracing exists for a much longer list of limbs and issues, and though standardized orthotics may do the trick for the mildest complaints, it is custom orthotics that make a …

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Basketball Injuries and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Ask medical professionals about the most common basketball injuries and they are likely to list these issues: Ankle sprains Knee injuries Foot fractures Deep thigh bruising Jammed fingers Facial cuts The fact that there are injuries in such a physical game as basketball comes as no surprise to most. What does shock many is that …

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