112017Aug

Concussion….now what?

Your son, daughter, athlete, or friend is in the middle of an intense game and they take a hard hit.  You see them stumble off the field looking unsteady, you can tell something is wrong.  What happens next? The initial recognition of a concussion is critical to proper management. If the initial detection of a…

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42017Aug

ACL- Incidence and Prevention

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of four major ligaments (ligaments connect bone to bone) of the knee joint that coordinate function and promote stability of the knee joint. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured knee ligament. In the United States there are between 100,000 and 200,000 ACL ruptures per year, with an annual incidence…

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72017Jul

Postpartum and Physical Therapy

Pregnancy is a long and beautiful process with each step a critical component to proper fetal development. Your body, which you have gotten used to for the past 20-30 years has now suddenly changed within a very short period. After pregnancy, during the postpartum period, it can sometimes be discouraging and exhausting to return to…

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122017Jun

Summer Shape Up

Go ahead, Show Off THIS Summer!  Breakthru has just released our newest training program that is sure to get you in shape and CRUSHING your goals! This Program is being offered in Medford Taunton Forge only and runs June 19 – August 4 Meet the Trainer:  Tim has 26 years of experience as a personal…

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52017Jun

Attention All Youth Athletes!

Gain Power, Go Faster, Get Stronger, Be BETTER! Prepare for the upcoming season and stand out amongst the crowd.   Reach your fullest athletic potential by improving your agility and endurance.   Become a BETTER Athlete! 15 ONE HOUR small group training sessions ONLY $25 each *restrictions apply, call or stop by for details. Meet Tim…

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22017Jun

Meniscus Injuries: Surgery vs. Physical Therapy

To have surgery or not to have surgery… that is the question? At some point in most of our lives, we will be faced with this difficult decision regarding some injury, ache, or pain we are experiencing. Making informed decisions could be the difference between a pain-free existence or a potentially worse outcome. As physical…

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82017May

Make a SPLASH into Recovery at BREAKTHRU Physical Therapy & Fitness 

 Summer is around the corner! With it comes the opportunity to participate in all of the exciting activities the season affords. Unfortunately, many individuals are unable to take full advantage of this warm weather due to chronic pain or other injuries that causes difficulty with movement and activity.  Being unable to engage in hobbies or…

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282017Apr

Concussion….now what?

Your son, daughter, athlete, or friend is in the middle of an intense game and they take a hard it.  You see them stumble off the field looking unsteady, you can tell something is wrong.  What happens next?  The initial recognition of a concussion is critical to proper management. If the initial detection of a…

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112017Apr

Your Spine Does Not Go Out Of Place

It is a common report in the physical therapy clinic that a patient’s spine or hips go out place. This belief is followed by a need for the patient to seek healthcare practitioners that can simply “put their bones and joints back in place” using manual force through joint manipulation or adjustment. This results in…

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72017Apr

Spring Off the Treadmill

The transition from winter to spring can be a difficult time of year to get out of the house for a run. Rainy, cold days can lead us to opt for a run on the treadmill rather than braving the elements for a long run outside. The question becomes how different is running on a…

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