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Patient Portal: Chat With Your Physical Therapist

Have you ever had a quick question about your exercises or wished you could quickly chat with your physical therapist about something? Even though emailing Protected Health Information (PHI) is convenient, it isn’t secure or HIPAA compliant. On the other hand, calling the clinic to ask us a question often results in a prolonged game of phone tag.

Did you know you can chat with your physical therapist on the patient portal? This way of communication is secure because both parties have to login to be able to chat. And it’s convenient because you can each respond at times that work for your schedule. Win-win.

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Patient Portal: View Upcoming Appointments

Has this ever happened to you? It’s the weekend or outside business hours and you think you have an appointment coming up, but you can’t remember when it is. You could leave a voicemail message or send an email. However, with the patient portal there’s an even better way! In three easy steps, learn the quickest way to view your upcoming appointments.

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Camping Warm-ups and Stretches

Ah, the great outdoors. A chance to connect to nature, eat outside, and sleep under the stars. There are lot of creative ways to keep moving and exercising while camping when away from your usual environment. We’ll teach you some camping warm-ups and stretches you can do before and after hiking, biking and carrying out your chores. We want your body to feel great on your next camping adventure!

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How to Optimize Your Workstation at Home

As many of us return to “a new normal,” that may or may not include returning to your desk at the office. Many of our patients have been working from home and expect to continue. Your home set-up may not be as ergonomic or comfortable as at the office. We’re here with advice and suggestions to help you optimize your home workstation.

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It’s Time to Double Down on Your Health

Right now, we’re months into the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA. Unfortunately, there’s still more we don’t know than do know about this virus. But, one aspect of this horrible disease is clear. Once infected, people with underlying medical problems are at much greater risk of developing serious illness, dying, or becoming debilitated.

Especially in light of the current pandemic, preventing and reversing lifestyle related diseases is something that should take priority. Before now, it would be easiest or most convenient to ignore the idea of taking steps to improve your health. Like anything worthwhile in life, preventing or reversing disease requires full dedication and commitment. Most importantly, it involves consistently adopting healthy lifestyle habits.

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How to Access Telehealth Physical Therapy During COVID-19

During this unusual moment in time, we are collectively tasked with slowing the spread of COVID-19. This equates to physically distancing ourselves from others. But it doesn’t mean disconnecting from one another. One way we can connect at a distance, is through telehealth physical therapy.

The word telerehab can be used interchangeably with telehealth physical therapy. Find out what you can get out of a telerehab visit. But ultimately, read our step-by-step guide on how to access telehealth physical therapy during COVID-19.

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How Long Do Injuries Take to Heal?

Commonly, when we treat patients with injuries, we get asked this question: “How long will this take to heal?” In this article, we first discuss the healing phases that tissues go through after an injury. Next, we reveal ways for you to optimize healing. Finally, discover how long it takes injuries like yours to heal.

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