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09 Thu

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015, physical therapy can be just as good as surgery for spinal stenosis.  So you can...
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05 Thu

When to return to sports after ACL surgery

When to return to sports after ACL surgery Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI Many times I’ve been asked by a patient that’s had reconstructive surgery for their ACL: “When can I go back to playing ______?”  I tell them that returning to sports after...
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26 Wed

ACL and Physical Therapy

The ACL and physical therapy Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI If you know an athlete or is someone who’s involved in sports and exercise, then undoubtedly you’ve heard of the these three letters:  A.C.L. ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament.  It’s a key stabilizing...
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