Top 5 Reasons to Choose Physical Therapy First

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Physical Therapy First

Physical therapy is beneficial for people of all ages with recent or chronic injuries, pre and post-operative conditions, and medical conditions or illnesses that limit mobility and ability to function normally. An individualized therapy program can help people return to their prior level of...

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Shoulder Exercises Post Breast Cancer

Shoulder Exercises Post Breast Cancer

Often times, breast cancer-related surgeries and treatments can result in decreased shoulder mobility and pain. Surgical procedures, such as a mastectomy, often involve some region of the axilla (armpit) to remove lymph nodes for biopsy. Surgical implantation of expanders in preparation for...

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Importance of Sleep for Injury Recovery

Importance of Sleep for Injury Recovery

From an early age, children are told by their parents to go to bed early and get a good night’s sleep. But, why is this? Why do humans need to sleep? And why does sleep seem even more important when you’re sick or injured? So how many hours should you be getting at night and how can you ensure a...

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Managing The Effects of Arthritis Pain

Managing The Effects of Arthritis Pain

Whether you have had arthritis for years or are working hard to prevent early-onset, living with arthritis can be a challenge at work, at the gym, and even at home. The first step to preventing or managing the effects of arthritis is to truly understand arthritis. Affecting more than 50 million...

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Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Balance is something we all strive to achieve.  Balance in our lives, balance between work and home, a balanced diet, we even want to make sure that our tires are in balance.  We have come to believe that if things are in balance…Life is good! Balance is most important when we are talking about...

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Sciatic Pain Treatment and Relief Explained

Sciatic Pain Treatment and Relief Explained

Pain, irritation, numbness, or weakness in the back could be coming from the sciatic nerve.  If you suffer from back pain, there is much truth to the age-old statement that “you’ve got some nerve”! The sciatic nerve is the largest in the body. Sometimes it is challenging to identify where back...

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Top Three Reasons To Love Physical Therapy

Top Three Reasons To Love Physical Therapy

Whether you’re new to physical therapy or you’re about to finish up your time at ProActive Physical Therapy, you may be asking yourself "what is there to love about physical therapy"? #1 Helping the Tucson Community Get Back to Pain-Free Living Our main goal is to ensure the Tucson community is...

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