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4 Ways That Physical Therapy Helps Athletes

Professional or varsity-level athletes who train and participate in games regularly put immense strain on their body because of the demand in physical activities. These impact their joints and muscles, which also affects their agility, speed, strength and overall performance as an athlete. While doing regular physical activities can be good for their health and …

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Is Migraine Limiting Your Productivity? Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medicine practice, based on inserting thin needles to the body’s pressure points to relieve pain and treat other conditions, such as migraine. While Western medicine has been skeptical about the effects of acupuncture before, a lot has changed in the perception of this treatment option following clinical trials done in the …

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Acupuncture for Fertility: What You Should Know

Infertility, or the inability to get pregnant, affects 10 percent or about 6.1 million  prospective mothers in the United States, according to the Office of Women’s Health. While some turn to traditional fertility treatments to fix this problem, a number of couples are considering alternative treatments like acupuncture to increase their chances of getting pregnant. …

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“Physical therapy could lower need for opioids” – It works better when combined with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

Just saw Dr. Bishop’s article “Physical therapy could lower need for opioids” on Gainesville Sun.  He was my functional anatomy professor when I attended UF’s PT school and was my mentor during my residency.  What a great teacher and awesome guy! The title tells the story but the article itself is an interesting read.   If …

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All You Need to Know About Physical Therapy

Following an injury, illness, physical trauma, or a disability, a person’s chances of full recovery may be improved with physical therapy, which we offer at Guan Physical Therapy in Gainesville. This is a form of treatment that helps patients with movement difficulties slowly return to their daily routines and physical tasks, while managing the pain. …

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Stressed? Here’s How Acupuncture Can Help

Countless studies have shown that stress can bring a detrimental impact to the body. Various illnesses develop due to stress that arises from work, or relationships with people. According to the American Institute of Stress, the consequences of stress include violence or rage, absenteeism at work, frequent quarrels and misunderstandings with people, diminished productivity, and …

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