Cancer Rehabilitation and Prehabilitation May Reduce Disability and Early Retirement

A recent article written by Silver J.K. in the journal Cancer reviews current research related to prehabilitation prior to Cancer related treatment (surgery, chemo, radiation). Many patients receiving cancer treatments become increasingly ill or disabled as treatment progresses, thus it is not only cancer but the treatment that may lead to disability and financial burden.…
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Preoperative Assessment Enables the Early Diagnosis and Successful Treatment of Lymphedema

From The American Cancer Society The authors of this article proposed a new approach to treating breast cancer-related lymphedema. By requiring a pre-operative measurement baseline to bilateral upper extremities for each patient, physical therapists were better able to predict subclinical lymphedema by surveilling the patient every 3 months post-op up to 18 months. If >3%…
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Let Us Help You Get BACK TO NORMAL!

“Eliminating chronic and recurrent back pain using a proven, holistic approach designed to educate, empower, and encourage patients who have run out of options for relief” Premier Physical Therapy’s unique Back to Normal Program is presented in 4 Phases, each featuring carefully monitored and executed steps specifically designed to progress you back to your normal life, free from…
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Foot and Ankle Pain

 Foot care is an integral part of optimal health maintenance.  A comprehensive bio-mechanical foot evaluation helps many of our patients target and treat chronic foot problems.  We will conduct a full assessment of your feet and take a full history of your foot problems, then determine the best course of action for you.  As part…
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Help us change lives!

Premier Physical Therapy and Jacksonville Muay Thai are excited to announce we are partnering to be the first affiliates in the Jacksonville area for the Rock Steady Boxing program for persons affected by Parkinson’s. Rock Steady Boxing is a program that helps persons affected by Parkinson’s disease regain control of their body, and their lives, by…
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Bosum Buddies talk

Owner Chris Kopp spoke with Jacksonville’s Bosom Buddies at their breast cancer support group meeting this month about how physical therapy can help recovery following surgery by restoring shoulder motion and strength and managing swelling often associated with the procedure. The Bosom Buddies program at the Women’s Center of Jacksonville provides education, advocacy and support…
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