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Knee Replacement Rehabilitation at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

November 28, 2016

Knee prosthesis or knee replacement aims to replace a knee joint too damaged to go about daily activities such as descending or mounting stairs, walking, and doing chores.  Our expert physical therapists at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI, helps with the rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery. Osteoarthritis is one of the primary causes of […]

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What’s Your Excuses for Not Doing Yoga?

November 28, 2016

What’s Your Excuse for Not Doing Yoga? I don’t have time, I’m too busy Yoga is a way to realize that there is time to accomplish your goals while staying calm and motivated. I can’t move like that In every posture, there is a first step. Modifications and options allow every person, no matter how […]

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“Workers Comp”: The Surprising Truth About Why California Business Owners Are Often Paying More Than They Should Be!

August 31, 2016

If you’re a small business owner or HR manager in California, and you’ve recently found yourself in the midst of a “workers comp” claim… then this article written by one of the country’s leading experts will shed some light on the ways that you, or your company, can save time, money and hassle – and […]

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FAQ

November 30, 2012

Q: Do I need a prescription for physical therapy from my doctor? A: Yes; According to California PT practice act, physical therapist must have a prescription to treat weather billing Insurance or not. Two) Nearly all insurances require a physician referral or they will not pay for physical therapy services. Q: Can I choose where […]

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Healthy Lifestyle

April 24, 2012

Self Help Tips For a Pain-Free Life Never push yourself past your own limit  Remember, each one of us has a certain limit. Always judge your limits, instinctively on a scale of 1 to 10. For example, 1 is relaxing on a Saturday reading the newspaper. 5 is carrying groceries. 8 is carrying groceries and […]

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What to Avoid?

April 24, 2012

We pride ourselves in quality and commitment towards our patients. You want to avoid facilities that are run like factories and take their time to schedule you or treat you the right way. You also want to avoid facilities with outdated equipment and therapists with little or no experience. What sets us apart is our […]

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Where Does pain Come From?

April 24, 2012

There are several causes of pain, and they can be related to the mind, the body or caused by general stress. We live in a stressful world, and the most common causes of pain are: 1) Strain associated with day to day life  We live in a world that is increasingly stressful. Strain associated with […]

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What is Physical Therapy?

April 24, 2012

Physical therapists (PTs) are health care professionals who evaluate and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote […]

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