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Question of the Week: Why is exercise good for patients with arthritis?

Research shows that some form of regular exercise is beneficial for people with arthritis, whether in the form of cardiovascular or strength training or both.1,2,3  These benefits include overall pain reduction, improved self-efficacy (a belief in being able to achieve … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What is the “female athlete triad”?

The female athlete triad occurs in females who train intensively and have insufficient nutrition to meet the demands of the body.  The “triad” consists of menstrual dysfunction, reduced bone mineral density (BMD), and decreased energy. Decreased energy usually occurs first … Continue reading

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