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Five common myths about physical therapy

Five common myths corrected about physical therapy

October is National Physical Therapy month, a time of the year when physical therapists like Andy Lodato of PhysioCare Physical Therapy in Woodinville and Duvall celebrate their profession while educating others about the role physical therapy plays in improving the health and vitality of their patients—and of health care in general. In doing so, Lodato […]

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September is Pain Awareness Month

Physical therapy more effective than drugs for chronic pain, studies show

During a time when health care professionals and researchers are seriously reevaluating the effectiveness and safety of prescription drug use for chronic pain, Woodinville physical therapist Andy Lodato, emphasizes that physical therapy has long been considered a safer, cheaper and more effective treatment for such conditions – this as we begin Pain Awareness Month, an […]

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Do you know the signs of youth sports injuries?

Parents: Be aware of the signs of sports injuries

As student-athletes head back to the practice fields late this summer, injuries are going to happen. Despite concerted efforts to reduce and prevent sports injuries, it’s impossible to eliminate them from sports. So in order to ensure injuries are diagnosed and treated quickly, before they worsen, it’s paramount parents and guardians are able to quickly […]

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Lymphedema - PhysioCare Physical Therapy

PhysioCare Physical Therapist earns Lymphedema Therapy certification

PhysioCare’s own Becky Miller, PT, DPT, CLT, recently completed training to become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), propelling PhysioCare Physical Therapy to start a new lymphedema therapy program at its Woodinville clinic. A physical therapist on the PhysioCare team for five years and a former massage therapist, Miller earned this certification by completing a 135-hour […]

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Repetitive use injuries common with new parents

While injuries such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow — known as repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) — are often linked to an occupation or some type of sports or recreation activity, local physical therapist Mary Beth Ackerman, PT, points out that the physical rigors of parenting can often lead to a similar level […]

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4 Tips for Healthy Gardening

The old English proverb says: “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers.”  As we wind down April and get ready for May, many of you will be returning to the yard and garden with regularity.  At PhysioCare, we see a spike in yard work-related injuries which can be prevented with a little effort […]

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