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  Despite some wintery weather hitting some parts of the country, spring really is around the corner! MLB spring training and high school baseball and softball seasons are in full swing. Life on the diamond and in the outfield may not have the explosive contact that football or lacrosse do, but it can still be rough on players! Players need to be well-conditioned in order to avoid injuries. Shoulders are a common issue, with potential problems including: Rotator cuff tears Shoulder i...
Posted on 2017-03-29
CDC: Nondrug Approaches Better for Chronic Pain TreatmentTiming is everything! We just wrote about the benefits of physical therapy for people with chronic pain in last month’s blog. Now the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is backing us up!      The overuse, risk of addiction, and abuse of opioid medication is a big problem. President Obama even spoke on the issue in his January 12 State of the Union address. According to the CDC over 259 million...
Posted on 2016-01-28
Don’t Risk Your Recovery – Leave it to the ProfessionalsWe pride ourselves on providing our clients the best physical therapy care and rehabilitation services.  Every one of our team members offers an amazing balance of education and experience, and we love to hear, “You guys are the best!”  So we are very excited to announce the addition of our newest member of the team, physical therapy assistant Christopher Pope. Christopher comes to Miller Physical Therap...
Posted on 2015-11-24
Starting Your Fitness Routine Injury-FreeA lot of our clients are athletes – some are weekend warriors, some play on school or collegiate teams, and some are pros.  No matter what their age, experience or skill level, they all have one thing in common:  at some point, they were all beginners.  Starting a new sport or fitness routine can be intimidating, especially for someone who hasn’t had a lot of sports experience.  It’s critical to choose the right a...
Posted on 2015-07-30
Play Ball!As a sports-lover I really enjoy participating in, and watching, athletic games.  Baseball is one of my summer favorites, and our family has been having a great time watching the Delray Beach Lightning, our local South Florida Collegiate League summer team.  Players come from all over to play for the Lightning.  It’s a great group of young men working hard to hone their skills, earn more experience and get some professional exposure. At Miller Physical The...
Posted on 2015-06-19