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Rotator Cuff Tear: Exercises and Treatment Before Resorting to Surgery

The rotator cuff is a component located within the shoulder region of the body. It is composed of both tendons and muscles. Its purpose is to assist in the movement and stability of the shoulder. According to medical studies, issues with the rotator cuff are extremely...

Cost of Physical Therapy: Does it Beat the Doctor?

In today’s world of increasing costs in health care, the personal and monetary costs of utilizing pain killing opioid medications, and increasing prevalent accounts of dwindling physical health among individuals of all ages, we have to consider whether or not the...

Do I Need a Referral to See a Physical Therapist?

Many “Direct Access” states allow patients to see a physical therapist without a referral from your doctor. If your state is included, make sure to contact your insurance company to see if they will cover physical therapy. What if My Insurance Company Requires a...

Opioid Epidemic: Crisis in America

Throughout the '90s, medical specialists were noticing an immense issue with untreated pain among patients. It was so intense that the American Pain Society quickly advocated to recognize pain as a “vital sign”, right along with heart rate and body temperature. Many...

50 is the New 30

Age brings experience, patience, and wisdom. Aging also results in physical changes that have a direct impact on how we move, feel and behave. You may be experiencing some type of physical complication that was not an issue when you were younger. The good news is,...

What is Your Fitness Age? (It Might Help You Live Longer!)

We all have two distinct “ages”; the first is our chronological age (how many years we have been alive), and the second is our fitness age. According to recent studies, there is a direct correlation between the length of our lifespan and our fitness level. In fact,...

What is the Best Exercise for Seniors?

Physical activity is a critical component to healthy aging. Exercise prevents illness and injuries, and lowers the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Medical professionals, nutritionists, and other health care professionals agree that seniors should make...

Exercise for Mental Health 

Lifestyle modifications are cost-effective measures for optimizing the health and the overall quality of life. While many of these modifications will benefit only the physical health, there are some modifications that will positively impact both the physical and...

Top 10 Anti-Aging Exercises

We all know that exercise helps to increase the strength of the body, provide a boost to muscle mass, and optimizes our health. But, did you know that exercise reverses aging? You might be indulging in those over-the-counter moisturizers and eye creams that promise to...

Movement is Medicine

Though it may be common sense, exercise has been recently studied and proven once again to help us through the natural process of aging. Physical activity aids in maintaining youth, vitality, and overall body functioning. Researchers at King’s College London and the...

SMARTfit™: The Fun Way to Train your Body AND your Brain

Uncover The Secret To Optimizing The Brain And Training The Body By Harnessing The Technological And Highly Innovative SMARTfit™ System At Back To Motion Physical Therapy Today! Dear Friend, If you are taking the time to read this, it is quite likely that there are...

SMARTfit™ Technology Aids in Fall Prevention Among the Elderly

Approximately 30% of all individuals over the age of 65 experience a fall. In fact, falls are currently considered to be the main cause of non-fatal injuries, admissions to hospitals, and even death in those that are 65 or older. While falls are becoming increasingly...

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy with the SMARTfit™ System

The SMARTfit™ system is a unique mixture of products that are designed to optimize the functionality of your body and train the brain. Learn how to keep your brain healthy with this revolutionary system’s technology. How Does SMARTfit™ Work? The SMARTfit™ system...

Concussion Rehab. Post Concussion Syndrome Treatment

A concussion is a mild form of brain injury induced by a trauma. Concussions are very common and can be potentially dangerous. Concussion rehab may be necessary. Make sure to see your doctor if you feel you're experiencing symptoms of a concussion. They may recommend...

How to Improve Reaction Time

Whether you suffer from balance issues, feeling the effects of aging, suffer complications from mobility, or are an athlete, you will benefit by engaging in reaction time training. Let's discuss how to improve reaction time. Reaction Time Training Essential in Aging...