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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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Keeping Up With PT on Vacation

Summer is a time for vacations! A break from our busy schedules and endless tasks to kick back and relax. Taking a vacation during physical therapy treatment, especially this time of year, is not uncommon. Missing several sessions during your

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Pelvic Health Success Story

“I have been dealing with pelvic floor problems for over 8 years before my new doctor recommended pelvic floor physical therapy. At this point, I was willing to try anything. She told me that this would not be something I

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Decrease Neck Pain and Improve Your Quality of Life

Your Neck and You Have you been experiencing neck pain, headaches, dizziness, or stiffness? Are you using a computer or mobile device more frequently than normal? You aren’t alone. According to a literature review performed by Dr. Bart Green, approximately

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Don’t Delay Treatment For Your Back Pain

Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide¹. Annual healthcare system costs in the US alone are in the billions for the treatment of back pain². Recent research shows an increasing prevalence of back pain in men and the

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What is Men’s Pelvic Health?

What is Men’s Pelvic Health? To discuss men’s health, you first have to acknowledge that men too have pelvic floor muscles! Often, this area of the body is commonly associated with women, pregnancy, and birth. However, there are a variety

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The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

We all know that exercise has many health benefits, but many women are unsure of how to approach exercise when they become pregnant. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), “Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should be encouraged

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