Tip: How do I know I need Physical Therapy?
Runners: Strength & Stretch • 3m 49s
PT’s specialize in the musculoskeletal system and how it has to ALL work together for efficient and pain free motion. Our bodies are REALLY good at compensating, and it is so helpful to have someone who is skilled in finding those compensations, correcting them and showing you how to keep them from coming back! Not only that, underlying problems such as a hernia, disc issues, neural tension and other conditions can affect the body’s ability to perform exercises and activities.
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