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Posted by: David A Wessells, PT, MHA on Dec 17, 2020


Physical therapists are always working to optimize their patients’ ability to move and improve their health. With the restrictions created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, this year they had to get creative. Telehealth was the answer to this problem.

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As fall sports are in full swing, it is important that you know what to do in the case of an ankle sprain. What often begins as a mild injury can quickly become debilitating if it is not managed correctly. Here is what to do if your athlete experiences an acute ankle sprain. Read More

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Most gymnasts can recall a time when they’ve landed a tumbling pass or vault and immediately experienced a painful stinging sensation in their ankles. As a former gymnast, I thought that feeling was just part of the sport, but ankle pain with landings in gymnastics is not normal. Read More