We need to educate our youth about the inherent dangers in these challenges. This one makes me want to cry. While a patient like this would have to be flown to either Portland, Seattle, or Salt Lake City, our clinic can help you care for less severe burns and wounds.   https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/young-burn-victim-may-participated-dangerous-challenge-teen-brain-wired-risk-taking-012441399.html   #ChoosePT #62DegPT #BurnPrevention  
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Endocannabinoids and Fibromyalgia

This year, I have been trying to post articles at least 3 times a week, focusing on chronic pain and other physical therapy issues. I would like to get more feedback from my readers. Is there a particular topic that you would like to see addressed? Today's article discusses the possibility of a deficiency in endocannabinoids being the underlying cause for fibromyalgia.   http://fibrowomen.com/endocannabinoid-deficiency-suspected-as-cause-for-fibromyalgia/       &n...
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Layman’s History of Diabetes

Knowledge is power. Understanding your diagnosis can help you understand your treatment plan, talk to your doctor about your condition, and advocate for your own healthcare. This article from Mensa is a great starting point for patients with diabetes and their families and caregivers. Follow us for daily articles of interest that affect your health, fitness, and wellness.
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Fitness is More than Physical

Happy New Year! Are you tired of dealing with aches and pains? Have you had to curtail some activities due to pain or immobility? Do you have New Year's Resolutions dealing with wellness or fitness but aren't sure where to start? Do you have an upcoming surgery? We can help! At the Myofascial Release Center/62 Degrees Physical Therapy we offer traditional physical therapy to aid you through your post-surgery or post-injury rehabilitation process, myofascial release to help with ...
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Large-Scale Study Finds Connection Between Early Physical Therapy and Lower Opioid Use

PTinMotion reported on a research conducted by several members of the American Physical Therapy Association that strongly links PT treatment with a reduction in opioid use.  This is exciting news for physical therapists, clients, potential clients, and insurers. The evidence of physical therapy's potential to make a difference in the nation's opioid crisis continues to mount—this time, by way of a study in JAMA Network Open, which concludes that for patients experiencing back, knee, neck, or ...
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8 stretches for the middle back

Medical News Today has an excellent article on middle back stretches that are good for a variety of back concerns. Remember to always move slowly. This is especially true if you have a chronic back condition or acute injury. Some stretches may not be right for you, and you want to figure that before you get too deep into a stretch. Ask your favorite physical therapist for help if you have any questions or concerns about these stretches or any other physical health issues. Katrin Moffett, PT
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