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October 1, 2019

Did You Know That PTs Can Use Diagnostic Imaging?

When most people think of diagnostic imaging, they think of X-rays, CT scans and MRIs, but the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound is becoming more popular for physical therapists. With most states having direct access laws, physical therapists are becoming primary care providers for musculoskeletal injuries. Despite a long history of therapists effectively using imaging in…

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July 9, 2019

PT Can Prevent Unnecessary Surgery

Recent research is showing that surgery might not be needed as often as we think. A large review estimates that 10% to 20% of surgeries might be unnecessary and that in some specialties such as cardiology and orthopedics, that number might be higher. The reasons for so many unneeded surgeries being performed are varied, but…

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February 5, 2019

Are You a New Year’s Resolution Newbie, Master or Flunkee?

Turning the page on the new year is a chance to wipe the slate clean—and to be better versions of ourselves. And when it comes to what we want to improve, goals that fall in the health and wellness arena top all other New Year’s resolutions. In fact, three of the top four resolutions in…

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June 22, 2015

Pediatric Clinic Open!

The pediatric clinic is open and filling fast! We opened this dedicated space for our kiddos in October 2015 and it has been so fun to watch it grow! If you have an appointment with one of our pediatric providers for physical, occupational, or speech therapy, you can now park and enter the clinic on…

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January 15, 2014

The BOD POD is Coming to High Pointe!

It’s time to find out what you’re made of…literally.  The BOD POD is coming to Clarksville and will be at High Pointe Physical Therapy February 17th – 19th.  If you’ve recently started a new diet or fitness regime, now is the perfect time to get some baseline body composition measurements!  If you’ve been active and…

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October 30, 2013

Shop But Don’t Drop

Low back pain has been a common theme around the clinic lately.  Every year around this time, there seems to be an increase in patients complaining of back pain – aches and pains from raking leaves and performing yard work, back strain from lifting moving boxes, or chronic pain that patients have dealt with for…

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October 30, 2013

Preggo With Back Pain?

A friend who is pregnant with twins recently approached me and asked if physical therapy could help the back pain she was experiencing.  The short answer was, “Absolutely!”  While back pain is one of the most common discomforts women have during pregnancy, pain at any time is not normal.  It is the body’s way of…

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October 30, 2013

Are You a Donald Duck or Pink Panther?

One of my favorite activities is people watching – especially at airports.  You see all kinds – old and young, big and little, tall and short, and of course Donald Ducks and Pink Panthers.  I know that not everyone fits into one of these categories but because of what I do for a living, I…

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October 30, 2013

Does Your Child’s Backpack Make the Grade?

With school in full swing and the kids bringing home loaded backpacks, now is the perfect time to find out if your child’s backpack makes the grade.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 7000 children were injured in 2007 due to overloaded backpacks.  While backpacks are a fun and practical way…

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November 26, 2012

‘Tis The Season!