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Want to Stay Healthy? Move More.

COVID has certainly made the importance of health very clear, and we have all seen how quickly things can change with an illness. While COVID is currently front and center in most people’s thoughts, it isn’t the only thing out there that can change your life. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes, and cancer can all be […]

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Heart Therapy

Have you ever felt a surge of energy, positive vibes, or even an overall sense of well-being and contentedness after a good workout? Or, have you come up with your best ideas and inspiration while exercising? That’s because exercise delivers oxygen to the brain and releases chemicals in the body that gives the brain a […]

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New Year = NEW BENEFITS!

At Breakthru, we want to make sure that patients have a full understanding of the costs associated with their physical therapy visits. With the new year, most insurance plans start over which could mean changes associated with your health benefits. Our friendly and helpful customer service representatives will happily verify your healthcare benefits and provide […]

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Stay physically active during COVID-19 with exercise as medicine.

Recent evidence suggested that physical activity levels have decreased by 30% while sitting time has increased by 30% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Decreased physical activity and increased sedentary behavior are risk factors for cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, bone and joint disease and premature death. Many experts on COVID-19 have […]

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Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution

As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often or getting into “better shape” are all common. These all require increasing your amount of physical activity. More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. […]

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Balance Problems? We Can Help!

Balance problems occur when there are deficits in any one or more of the following: Vision: ocular deficits Inner Ear: vestibular deficits Musculoskeletal: muscle weakness, joint restriction Proprioception: awareness of your body in space Symptoms can be varied and may include one or more of the following: Vertigo, dizziness Motion sensitivity Visual disturbances Loss of […]

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“The Power of Aquatic Physical Therapy!”

 Myths and Facts about Aquatic Physical Therapy: Myth #1: You have to be a good swimmer to do aquatic therapy Fact #1: Aquatic therapy pools are between 4 – 4 ½  feet deep, which allows individuals to stand comfortably in the water without the need to tread water.   Myth #2: Aquatic therapy cannot help […]

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Postpartum and Physical Therapy

Pregnancy is a long and beautiful process with each step a critical component to proper fetal development. Your body, which you have gotten used to for the past 20-30 years has now suddenly changed within a very short period. After pregnancy, during the postpartum period, it can sometimes be discouraging and exhausting to return to […]

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Your Spine Does Not Go Out Of Place

It is a common report in the physical therapy clinic that a patient’s spine or hips go out place. This belief is followed by a need for the patient to seek healthcare practitioners that can simply “put their bones and joints back in place” using manual force through joint manipulation or adjustment. This results in […]

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