TriCare News!

PTAs could be participating in TRICARE as early as fall of 2019, or as late as early 2020 if all goes according to plan. This will give you many more options when scheduling your physical therapy visits.  Call us to find out who is currently available to see you under TriCare.    
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Medicine Recalls

As health care consumers, it is incumbent on us to understand what limitations our medications have.  If you are on any of these medications, please talk to your pharmacist to determine if you lot was part of the recall. Recall https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/01/16/blood-pressure-drug-recall-how-know-if-your-medication-recalled/2582924002/  
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Dangerous Internet Challenges

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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