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Proper Ergonomics at Work & Home

With more people working from home, kitchens, dining rooms, couches – and even sitting on the floor – have turned into at-home offices. However, these settings were not designed for working on a laptop for 8-10 hours each day. As

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Patient Success Story – Washington Square

“I have been a patient at Excel since 2018, in and out with various injuries that were always resolved under the great care of Brad Richie, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT. My latest stint began a few weeks before I

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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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