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New Year, New You

Most of us are ready to get back on track once the New Year hits. While we all have our own individual goals, a common ambition is to be healthy and exercise. We may do pretty well the first few weeks of the New Year and maybe even beyond January, but do we stick with

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What is Holding You Back?

Would you like to be active, but physical discomfort is holding you back?Are you missing out on doing the things that you love to do because of pain? Maybe you used to love the hustle and bustle of the holidays –decorating, baking, shopping –but this past Christmas you didn’t feel like you had the energy

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Lower Back Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

Lower back pain can cause frustration, inactivity and an inability to function. While some back pain can be from a bulging disk or sciatic nerve or something more serious, often, lower back pain is a result of one’s own actions and can be corrected. Physical therapy can help determine the cause of lower back pain

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Recover from Surgery Faster and Stronger with Physical Therapy

Did you know that physical therapy BEFORE surgery can help with better recovery after surgery? Sometimes referred to as prehabilitation, physical therapy pre-surgery has many benefits. Physical therapy prior to surgery strengthens muscles, resulting in a better functional outcome. Through specific exercises, skilled physical therapists help patients work on specific muscle groups in order to

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How to Stay Safe During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we all try to do too much. We are trying to rake leaves and get the yard ready, clean the house before company comes, shop for our guests, decorate with lights for the season, and more. When we are overextending ourselves, injuries tend to happen. Here are some tips to avoid

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How Physical Therapy helps with Balance and Independence

Balance is vital to mobility and independence. When you suddenly don’t feel steady on your feet, your balance is off. This can result in a fall or even just a fear of falling. At this point, your fear of falling, especially in a public place, may cause you to stay home. Staying home makes you

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New Year, New You

Most of us are ready to get back on track once the New Year hits. While we all have our own individual goals, a common ambition is to be healthy and exercise. We may do pretty well the first few weeks of the New Year and maybe even beyond January, but do we stick with

Read More

What is Holding You Back?

Would you like to be active, but physical discomfort is holding you back?Are you missing out on doing the things that you love to do because of pain? Maybe you used to love the hustle and bustle of the holidays –decorating, baking, shopping –but this past Christmas you didn’t feel like you had the energy

Read More

Lower Back Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

Lower back pain can cause frustration, inactivity and an inability to function. While some back pain can be from a bulging disk or sciatic nerve or something more serious, often, lower back pain is a result of one’s own actions and can be corrected. Physical therapy can help determine the cause of lower back pain

Read More

Recover from Surgery Faster and Stronger with Physical Therapy

Did you know that physical therapy BEFORE surgery can help with better recovery after surgery? Sometimes referred to as prehabilitation, physical therapy pre-surgery has many benefits. Physical therapy prior to surgery strengthens muscles, resulting in a better functional outcome. Through specific exercises, skilled physical therapists help patients work on specific muscle groups in order to

Read More

How to Stay Safe During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we all try to do too much. We are trying to rake leaves and get the yard ready, clean the house before company comes, shop for our guests, decorate with lights for the season, and more. When we are overextending ourselves, injuries tend to happen. Here are some tips to avoid

Read More

How Physical Therapy helps with Balance and Independence

Balance is vital to mobility and independence. When you suddenly don’t feel steady on your feet, your balance is off. This can result in a fall or even just a fear of falling. At this point, your fear of falling, especially in a public place, may cause you to stay home. Staying home makes you

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Physical Therapy helps with Arthritis

Arthritis is a common ailment that can be painful and debilitating. It affects people of all ages, but is more frequent among older adults. The best thing for arthritis can sometimes be to just get up and move. That is easier said than done when you have joint pain. Physical therapy can help with all

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Peak Physical Therapy Grand Opening

Peak Physical Therapy hosted a Grand Opening on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The event took place from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., beginning with a ribbon cutting by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce with an open house following. Merlin Johnson, PT, and his wife Pam Johnson, PT, recently opened Peak Physical Therapy to provide high quality physical

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