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Opioid Dangers

Physical therapy proven safer, effective option to prescription meds

October is National Physical Therapy Month. And as medical professionals across the U.S. work together to expound the benefits of physical therapy, the team at PhysioCare Physical Therapy in Woodinville and Duvall are joining the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in highlighting a topic that affects the lives of millions: opioid awareness. More specifically, says […]

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Concussions

Managed exercise, physical therapy can improve concussion symptoms 

With high school sports starting up soon, and NFL training camp in full swing, concussions are certain to ramp up within the mainstream consciousness. And while talk will often point to conventional wisdom which states that “time and rest” are the best and only options for recovery from concussion, Duvall physical therapist Mary Beth Ackerman […]

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A positive attitude reaps healthful rewards

“Mind over matter” may seem a bit cliché when it comes to health and science, but in Mary Beth Ackerman’s world, a positive attitude plays an undeniable role in reaching and maintaining optimal health. A physical therapist and co-owner at PhysioCare Physical Therapy in Woodinville and Duvall, Ackerman has witnessed numerous success stories, from clients […]

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Don’t live with Dizziness!

What the heck is wrong with me?  Why do I feel like I’m on a boat or why is the room spinning? Vertigo is a type of dizziness where you feel moving or spinning sensation of yourself or the surrounding environment.  It can be caused by the problems in the brain (central vestibular disorder) or […]

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Stroke is preventable, says PhysioCare PT during Stroke Awareness Month

As we start what’s been known since 1989 as National Stroke Awareness Month (May), local physical therapist Mary Beth Ackerman is eager to point out that stroke is a medical emergency that’s highly preventable, and that movement and exercise are keys to such prevention. “As is true with so many conditions and ailments, getting out […]

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