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Physical Therapy for Hospice Patients
Physical Therapy for Hospice Patients

Hospice care seeks to improve the quality of life for a terminally ill person whose medical treatments have been exhausted. Usually, these patients have a life expectancy of about six months or less, and the hospice program can compassionately help bring the patient to terms ...

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Blog posts in Pain

  • How Physical Therapy Can Help Endometriosis Sufferers

    Endometriosis is a painful disorder affecting 6 million American women of childbearing age, and is caused by the cells in the endometrial lining ...

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  • Physical Therapy Exercises to Ease Sciatica Pain

    The sciatic nerve is the longest, widest nerve in the human body, and it provides sensation from the lower back through the buttock region and down ...

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  • The Harmful Side Effects of Sitting All Day

    Sedentary behavior is at an all-time high, and it’s no wonder. With all the sitting we do in the car, at work, not to mention on the couch at home ...

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  • How Your Desk Job Is Causing You Pain

    It may surprise you to learn how a job with few physical demands, if any, can be so taxing on the body. Of course, working at a job where you must ...

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  • Paying It Forward: A Physical Therapist's Inspirational Journey

    In 2004, Dani Burt was 19 years old when she crashed her motorcycle into a guardrail, launching her off the side of a cliff. Luckily, Dani did not ...

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  • Managing Pain Through Physical Therapy: A Healthier Alternative to Prescription Opioids

    Costs vs. Benefits of Opioid Use The abuse of prescription opioid medication in the United States has risen to epidemic proportions. Although the CDC ...

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  • Understanding Fibromyalgia: A Brief Guide

    What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical condition that is characterized by a pervasive sensation of pain throughout the body, ...

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  • Inspirational Stories to Motivate Your Recovery

    The practice of physical therapy is rooted in evidence-based science, which can entail a rigid clinical objectivity. However, another major component ...

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  • 10 More Myths & Misconceptions About Physical Therapy

    In our previous blog post “ 5 Physical Therapy Myths Debunked ,” we revealed the truth behind some of the most common misconceptions regarding ...

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