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Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM)

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Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization is a treatment practice that addresses the body’s soft tissues, which include skin, fascia, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. SASTM utilizes specialized instruments that help the physical therapist identify adhesions, fibrosis, fascial restrictions, scar tissue, trigger points, acupoints, and many other soft tissue abnormalities. Once any of these abnormalities have been identified, […]

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Falls are Predictable & Preventable

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“More than one-third of adults aged 65 and older fall annually…negatively impacting function and independence.” – Journal of Trauma – Injury Infection and Critical Care Falls are a major health problem for older adults, largely due to problems with one of the three systems in our bodies that affect our balance: vision, vestibular and somatosensory. The […]

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Home Safety Month

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Where do you feel safest? Most Americans say their own home. According to the Home Safety Council’s study The State of Home Safety in America, unintentional injuries in the home result in nearly 21 million medical visits on average each year. Here are a few simple steps to minimize the risk of injuries at home. Prevent […]

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Imagine Your Life Without Pain

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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is essentially nerve damage in the extremities. Legs and feet are affected more often than the arms or hands. Symptoms include numbness, pain, tingling or prickling, increased sensitivity, loss of balance and reflex and gait disorders. The combination of symptoms and disease process can lead to secondary issues such as trauma, […]

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