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Study Reveals How to Predict Success of Cervical Traction Exercise

Study Reveals How to Predict Success of Cervical Traction Exercise

Patients who suffer from back and neck injuries may need to undergo several different types of corrective care exercises, many of which might not have the positive results patients are seeking. While medical professionals may utilize a trial-and-error approach to these corrective care exercises, a new study reveals that physical therapists may be able to use a clinical prediction rule (CPR) to… read more

Determining an Athlete’s Return to Sports After Ankle Injury

Determining an Athlete’s Return to Sports After Ankle Injury

The ankle is one of the most fragile parts of the body; therefore, it’s no surprise that many major sports injuries revolve around the ankle. Ankle sprain has accounted for 76.7% of injuries, which is followed at a distant second by fractures (16.3%). Sports like basketball and soccer have the highest risk of ankle injuries, as these sports can place significant stress on the ankle. It’s… read more

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