How physical therapy can help you manage pain

(BPT) – Movement is crucial to a person’s health, quality of life and independence. For some people, pain makes movement a challenge. Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek health care. A physical therapist can help people move better and safely manage their pain. Who are physical therapists? PTs are movement experts…

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Coping with the Challenges of Mental Illness During the Holidays

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(BPT) – During the holiday season, many look forward to festivities and spending time with family, but for some, this time of year can be overwhelming and stressful. People living with mental health challenges may have an especially difficult time during this season as it can cause feelings of isolation and sadness. According to a…

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Creating a game plan to manage a tough blood cancer

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(BPT) – Sponsored content For anyone who’s heard the devastating news of a serious diagnosis, Rod Gilmore’s reaction may seem familiar. In 2016, the college football analyst and lawyer went in for his annual physical. Other than the fact his distance running had slowed slightly, there were no signs anything was wrong. But about a…

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Prioritize your health in the New Year

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(BPT) – Now is the time of year when people typically take inventory of their lives and set new goals. Relationships, finances, careers and health are all important aspects that impact overall well-being. For this New Year, consider making your health a top priority. According to the recent America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, the nation’s…

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The heart is too good to lose

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(BPT) – This article is developed and sponsored by the Amarin Group of Companies. In popular culture, the heart is often seen as a symbol of love and passion. Unfortunately, we sometimes take our hearts for granted. The heart is the amazing centerpiece of the human cardiovascular system.i It’s the first organ to begin functioning…

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