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Cold Weather Running Tips

In any weather conditions, your focus will be on maintaining proper form and purposeful breathing rhythms. However, there are a few things to considerations when temperatures drop. Here are a few tips to prepare your body, know what to watch

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Headaches & Neck Pain

Headaches affect almost 50% of the population and, in many cases, last for a short duration and resolve gradually. However, in more moderate and severe cases, a headache can last for hours or days, reoccur frequently, and can limit work

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Patient Success Story – Pottstown

“Because I had fallen a few times, my family doctor recommended I have my balance evaluated and he suggested Excel. Cal, my therapist, worked with me on balance and also on issues I have with my feet. I had surgery

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Rotator Cuff Tears and Repairs

What is the Rotator Cuff? The shoulder is a ball and socket joint that offers a remarkable amount of motion unparalleled anywhere else in the body. Because of this high degree of mobility, this joint requires a lot of stability

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Excel Physical Therapy Partners with Ivy Rehab Network

Since its opening in 1990, Excel Physical Therapy has provided effective manual therapy treatment through hands-on, individualized care. Throughout the last three decades, we have leveraged our wealth of experience to serve thousands of patients to become the well-established practice

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Treating the Patient Not the Picture

“I have my x-ray and MRI results; do you want to see them”? This is a common question therapists receive during a patient’s first visit at their initial evaluation. Many patients are fearful of the results in an MRI report,

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Patient Success Story – West Chester

A note from a recent patient expressing his sincere thanks to his physical therapist, Sarah. “Regarding my experience with Excel Physical Therapy – West Chester and my therapist Sarah Pichini, PT, DPT I am a board-certified physician in 4 subspecialties

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Concussion & Post-Concussion Syndrome

What is a concussion? A concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), is a common injury that may cause impairments in brain function.¹ Now often described as a public health crisis due to its increasing occurrence, concussion most

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