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Exercise Is Often the Best Medicine

A new study reported by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) supports numerous previous studies about the benefits of exercise for nearly every illness. The study, released this month, looked at 128 patients with stage 1 or 2 Parkinson’s Disease who had been diagnosed within the previous five years. A third of the participants were … Continued

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Physical Therapy Provides Safer Pain Relief

Overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2015, 33,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids, killing more than guns or car accidents, and the numbers appear to have risen since. But deaths aren’t the only risk related to prescription opioids, … Continued

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Is Running Really Bad for Your Knees?

One of the perks of living in South Florida is the opportunity to exercise outdoors year-round, and one of the most popular forms of exercise is running. Therefore, both the osteopathic physicians and the physical therapists at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, hear the question from our patients frequently: Is running … Continued

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