Concussions and PT

As the new school year begins, youth sports are starting up again and so too, unfortunately, are the injuries. Every parent wants their child to have fun in their sport without a trip to the E.R. Injuries can range between simple strains, sprains, bruises and cuts to...

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Proper Lifting

We have all heard the saying “lift with your legs.” But what does that really mean? Why is it so important to lift with our legs? Injuries can happen anytime, and many back injuries occur while lifting heavy objects. It could be your first or tenth time you lift...

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RPT and High School Sports

Registered Physical Therapists has a long history with local high schools in the Salt Lake Valley communities. Since 1972 we have been providing sports medicine coverage and physicals for the athletes to be able to perform at their best. RPT provides concussion...

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Shin Splints

RPT Blog: Shin Splints Shin splints are not fun. Every long distance runner knows the pain. You’re in the middle of a 5 mile run, doing great, beating your mile time. Then all of a sudden the bottom of the foot and the middle of your leg start to burn. Though a common...

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Healthy Running

RPT Blog: Healthy Running Running is one of the best forms of exercise that one can get. But 65% of runners will get a running related injury in the next year. If logging long miles are important, it’s important to keep good running form when doing so. It’s a simple...

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P.T. for Seniors

Physical therapy can be a vital part in assisting seniors to maintain mobility and independence. Besides strengthening important muscles, it can also reduce pain and the risks of falling. As the body ages, the equilibrium deteriorates and the risks for falling...

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