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Summer Safety Fitness Tips

Summer is officially here, and it brings long days, lots of sunshine, and rising temperatures. So many people choose to head outdoors for their physical activity, but it’s crucial to take the proper precautions to stay safe and healthy. While

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What is a Physical Therapist?

Physical therapy graduates undergo 6 to 7 years of education and training to become a clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT).  Our role is to help you physically improve and recover from any condition in which the muscles, bones, joints,

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The Difference Between Back Pain and Sciatica

Have you been struggling with persistent back pain and been told it’s because you have sciatica? Does your pain travel down your leg? It can be challenging to understand when it seems like even the medical community disagrees with what

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Addressing Your Dizziness

New Technology Helps Physical Therapists Identify Vestibular Disorders Dizziness and vertigo are among the most common complaints of individuals seeking medical attention, both in the emergency department and with their primary care providers. Vestibular disorders are responsible for the majority

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Speed, Longevity, and Pain-Free Golf

Getting into the Swing of Things Spring has sprung; the grass is getting greener, the birds are chirping, the sun is rising earlier, and that means it’s that time of year for tens of millions of Americans to hit the

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Meditation to Help Manage Stress

Stressful circumstances can take many forms. Work deadlines, disagreements, and traffic jams are just a few examples. Stress is a part of life that most of us can’t avoid. While short-term stress responses have evolved to be protective for us,

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Patient Success Story – West Chester

“Excel Physical Therapy has encouraged me and enabled me to successfully recover from several injuries and accidents in recent years and I am so grateful. My right leg had patellar scar tissue from an accident 3 decades ago. Trauma from

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6 Outdoor Physical Therapy Activities

Warm weather, longer days, and sunshine make us eager to get outdoors and enjoy summer activities like sports, gardening, and hiking. Transitioning from a more sedentary indoor lifestyle to an active outdoor season requires changing body movements and cardiovascular demands.

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Patient Success Story – Pottstown

“I went through years of chiropractic help and tried anything to make my neck and back pain go away. Nothing was working for me. The chiropractor only ever caused more pain and stress. I dealt with this pain until I

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